Questions tagged [reference-books]

Questions about books that can be used by instructors, administrators, or students as resources in mathematic-educational situations.

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Literature on skill transfer

Motivated by this other question I'm interested in getting to know the literature on mathematics skills transfer within itself. All I know is what I've read in David Perkins's book "Knowledge as ...
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Literature on teaching and learning probability

In an earlier question, the book Exploring Probability in School (2005) (Link) was mentioned. It gives an overview of the research on the teaching and learning of probability up to that point. Does ...
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Importance of "Calculus->Analysis Transition Books"?

E.S.E. advisers, I am a college sophomore with a major in mathematics and an aspiring mathematician in the fields of computation theory and cryptography. I am always curious about the importance of "...
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According to Nathan Jacobson, what is Intermediate Algebra and Advanced Algebra?

Nathan Jacobson's Basic Algebra I, II covers many topics in Algebra that is probably even beyond many pure mathematics full professor's scope of knowledge, unless the professor is specialised in ...
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Seeking Your Recommendation on Problem-Solving Books (preparing for Putnam)

E.S.E advisers, I am a college sophomore in US with a major in mathematics and an aspiring mathematician in the computation theory and cryptography. I apologize for this sudden interruption but I ...
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Is there a 'statistics theory' course plan for practitioners?

My job is starting to have me delve into categories that require things like regression analyses on data sets, essentially I'm being introduced to "Data Science" type material. Coming from a ...
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Books with Glossaries

I am seeking example math books that have a glossary. I would especially be interested in an example that has a list of symbols, a glossary, and an index. I am working on a book (aimed at graduate ...
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Would the SMSG textbooks provide adequate extracurricular study?

Context: I'm a Grade 11 IBDP student and very fond of math. Assuming that I get the spare time to self-study material alongside the syllabus, I wish to spend it constructively (the only step I've ...
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