Stein, Sherman K.
Overview
Works:  90 works in 387 publications in 6 languages and 9,303 library holdings 

Genres:  Popular works History Miscellanea Textbooks 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
Classifications:  QA93, 510 
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Most widely held works about
Sherman K Stein
 UCD Emeriti Association oral history interview with Sherman K. Stein by Sherman K Stein( Visual )
Most widely held works by
Sherman K Stein
Mathematics: the manmade universe; an introduction to the spirit of mathematics by
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34 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 1,877 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
34 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 1,877 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
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64 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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
64 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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
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12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,042 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
12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,042 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
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19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 931 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 brainteasers 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
19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 931 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 brainteasers 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
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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
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
Calculus in the first three dimensions by
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19 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calculus for the natural and social sciences by
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1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometry; a guided inquiry by
G. D Chakerian(
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16 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics : the manmade universe by
Sherman K Stein(
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13 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Developed from a course for students in a variety of fields, this highly readable volume covers a vast array of subjects, including number theory, topology, set theory, geometry, algebra, and analysis. Starting with questions on weighing, the primes, the fundamental theory of arithmetic, and rationals and irrationals, the text also surveys the representation of numbers, congruence, probability, much more. Several useful appendices, plus answers, comments for selected exercises"  publisher description (November 2006)
13 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Developed from a course for students in a variety of fields, this highly readable volume covers a vast array of subjects, including number theory, topology, set theory, geometry, algebra, and analysis. Starting with questions on weighing, the primes, the fundamental theory of arithmetic, and rationals and irrationals, the text also surveys the representation of numbers, congruence, probability, much more. Several useful appendices, plus answers, comments for selected exercises"  publisher description (November 2006)
Cálculo y geometría analítica by
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28 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elementary algebra, a guided inquiry by
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5 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Mathématiques : ce monde que créa l'homme by
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6 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1967 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einführungskurs höhere Mathematik : Grundlagen, Beispiele, Aufgaben ; mit 525 vollständig durchgerechneten Beispielen und
4759 Aufgaben by
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1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algebra II : Trigonometry by
Sherman K Stein(
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6 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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(
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2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calcul différentiel et intégral 2 by
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1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cálculo con geometría analítica by
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10 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures in mathematical reasoning by
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2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equally appealing to beginners and to the mathematically adept, this book bridges the humanities and sciences to explore applications behind computers, cell phones, measurement of astronomical distance, cell growth, and other areas. Eight fascinating examples show how understanding certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic and common sense. Each chapter begins with a question about strings consisting of nothing more than two letters, and every such question raises intriguing problems to be explored and solved. Author Sherman Stein proceeds at a measured pace that permits readers to move through the chapters in a leisurely fashion, omitting none of the steps. His approach makes complex subjects — from topology to set theory to probability — both accessible and exciting
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equally appealing to beginners and to the mathematically adept, this book bridges the humanities and sciences to explore applications behind computers, cell phones, measurement of astronomical distance, cell growth, and other areas. Eight fascinating examples show how understanding certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic and common sense. Each chapter begins with a question about strings consisting of nothing more than two letters, and every such question raises intriguing problems to be explored and solved. Author Sherman Stein proceeds at a measured pace that permits readers to move through the chapters in a leisurely fashion, omitting none of the steps. His approach makes complex subjects — from topology to set theory to probability — both accessible and exciting
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