A Mind for Numbers
  • Author : Barbara A. Oakley
  • Release Date : 01 July 2022
  • Publisher : TarcherPerigree
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 13 : 9780399165245
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Book excerpt: An engineering professor who started out doing poorly in mathematical and technical subjects in school offers tools, tips and techniques to learning the creative and analytical thought processes that will lead to achievement in math and science. Original.

A Mind for Numbers

A Mind for Numbers

Author : Barbara A. Oakley
Publisher : TarcherPerigree
Genre : Business & Economics
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An engineering professor who started out doing poorly in mathematical and technical subjects in school offers tools, tips and techniques to learning the creative and analytical thought processes that will lead to achievement in math and science. Original....

A Mind For Numbers

A Mind For Numbers

Author : Barbara Oakley, PhD
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Self-Help
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The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn" Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools ...

A Mind for Numbers

A Mind for Numbers

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Publisher : MIT Press
Genre : Science
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Publisher : St. Martin's Essentials
Genre : Education
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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