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Stein, Sherman K.

Overview
Works: 78 works in 376 publications in 7 languages and 8,775 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Textbooks  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA93, 510
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Most widely held works about Sherman K Stein
 
Most widely held works by Sherman K Stein
Mathematics: the man-made universe; an introduction to the spirit of mathematics by Sherman K Stein( Book )

61 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly readable volume covers a vast array of subjects, including number theory, topology, set theory, geometry, algebra, and analysis. Additional topics include primes, fundamental theory of arithmetic, rationals and irrationals, representation of numbers, congruence, probability, and more
Calculus and analytic geometry by Sherman K Stein( Book )

62 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of calculus and this book; Limits and continous functions; The derivative; Applications of the derivative; The definite integral; Topics in differential calculus; Computing antiderivatives; Applications of the definite integral; Plane curves and polar coordinates; Series and related topics; Algebraic operations on vectors; Partial derivatives; Definite integrals over plane and solid regions; The derivative of a vector function; Green's theorem, the divergence theorem, and stockes theorem
Archimedes : what did he do besides cry eureka? by Sherman K Stein( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many people have heard of two things about Archimedes: he was the greatest mathematician of antiquity and he ran from his bath crying, "Eureka, eureka!" few of us, layperson or mathematician are familiar with the accomplishments on which his reputation rests. This book answers the questions by describing in detail his astonishing accomplishments: how he developed the theory of the lever and the center of gravity; how he used the center of gravity to study whether a floating object would tip over; how he summed a geometric series and the squares; and how he found the volume and surface area of a sphere. His ability to do so much with the few tools at his disposal is astonishing. - Publisher
Strength in numbers : discovering the joy and power of mathematics in everyday life by Sherman K Stein( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world around us. And while the relevance of math to everyday life is emphasized, the author's lively survey of such intriguing concepts as "hot" and "cool" numbers, as well as brain-teasers like the puzzle of the Egyptian rope, make Strength in Numbers rich reading. With his engaging style, Stein offers a new appreciation for the amazing properties of mathematics, from the beauty of its logic ("as inevitable and memorable as a Mozart symphony") to its power and
Algebra and tiling : homomorphisms in the service of geometry by Sherman K Stein( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carus Mathematical Monographs are an expression of the desire of Mrs. Mary Hegeler Carus and of her son, Dr. Edward H. Carus, to contribute to the dissemination of mathematical knowledge by making accessible at nominal cost a series of expository presentations of the best thoughts and keenest researches in pure and applied mathematics. The publication of the first four of these monographs was made possible by Mrs. Carus as sole trustee of the Edward C. Hegeler Trust Fund. The sales from these have resulted in the Carus Monograph Fund, and the Mathematical Association of America has used this as a revolving book fund to publish the succeeding monographs. The expositions of mathematical subjects that the monographs contain are set forth in a manner comprehensible not only to teachers and students specializing in mathematics, but also to scientific workers in other fields. More generally, the monographs are intended for the wide circle of thoughtful people familiar with basic graduate or advanced undergraduate mathematics, encountered in the study of mathematics itself or in the context of related disciplines, who wish to extend their knowledge without prolonged and critical study of the mathematical journals and treatises. -- from dust jacket
How the other half thinks : adventures in mathematical reasoning by Sherman K Stein( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Math enthusiasts aren't necessarily the number-crunching geeks we tend to assume. In fact, they know that math is about much more than numbers; it is a profoundly philosophical endeavor, as well as a stimulating mental exercise. In How the Other Half Thinks, Sherman Stein emphasizes the creative element of mathematics by exploring some significant mathematical discoveries through simple, intuitive manipulations. With an ingenious technie that uses no algebra or trigonometry, and only a minimum of arithmetic, Stein takes us through the thought process behind some of math's great discoveries and applications. Each chapter begins with a simple question about strings made up of the letters a and b, which leads to other, more profound questions. Along the way, we become familiar with concepts from such fields as topology and probability, and learn how they have led to applications such as codes and radar, computing, and even baseball statistics. Recreational and instructive, How the Other Half Thinks will appeal to die-hard math enthusiasts (of which there are many) as well as those "right-brainers" who are looking for a way to understand and enjoy math
Calculus for the natural and social sciences by Sherman K Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometry; a guided inquiry by G. D Chakerian( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cálculo y geometría analítica by Sherman K Stein( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary algebra, a guided inquiry by Sherman K Stein( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführungskurs höhere Mathematik : Grundlagen, Beispiele, Aufgaben ; mit 525 vollständig durchgerechneten Beispielen und 4759 Aufgaben by Sherman K Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algebra II : Trigonometry by Sherman K Stein( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shu xue shi sha wan yi? by Si tan( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calcul différentiel et intégral 2 by Sherman K Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cálculo con geometría analítica by Sherman K Stein( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student's guide and workbook to accompany calculus in the first three dimensions by Sherman K Stein( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestimmte Integrale, Hauptsätze der Infinitesimalrechnung by Sherman K Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Instructor's manual to accompany Calculus in the first three dimensions by Sherman K Stein( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funktionen, Grenzwerte, Ableitungen by Sherman K Stein( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Calculus ve analitik geometri : ekler ve yanıtlar by Sherman K Stein( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Turkish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Archimedes : what did he do besides cry eureka?
Alternative Names
Stein, S. K. 1926-

Stein, Sherman.

Stein, Sherman 1926-

Stein, Sherman K.

Stein, Sherman Kopald

スタイン, S. K

スタイン, シャーマン・K

Languages
English (196)

Spanish (35)

German (14)

Chinese (14)

Turkish (10)

French (5)

Japanese (3)

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Calculus and analytic geometryArchimedes : what did he do besides cry eureka?Strength in numbers : discovering the joy and power of mathematics in everyday lifeAlgebra and tiling : homomorphisms in the service of geometryHow the other half thinks : adventures in mathematical reasoningGeometry; a guided inquiry