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Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2015 Edition (College Test Preparation)
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Calculus AB Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide — including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 3 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. We don't have to tell you how tough AP Calculus is — or how important a stellar score on the AP exam can be to your chances of getting into a top ...
Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)
The MIT Press
Most tasks require a person or an automated system to reason--to reach conclusions based on available information. The framework of probabilistic graphical models, presented in this book, provides a general approach for this task. The approach is model-based, allowing interpretable models to be constructed and then manipulated by reasoning algorithms. These models can also be ...
The Humongous Book of Calculus Problems
W. Michael Kelley
Now students have nothing to fear … Math textbooks can be as baffling as the subject they’re teaching. Not anymore. The best-selling author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Calculus has taken what appears to be a typical calculus workbook, chock full of solved calculus problems, and made legible notes in the margins, adding missing steps and simplifying solutions. Finally, everything is made perfectly clear. Students will be prepared ...
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
Peter H. Diamandis
The New York Times bestselling “manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world’s most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom” ( The Wall Street Journal ). Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing—fast. In ...
Pre-calculus Demystified, Second Edition
Your step-by-step solution to mastering precalculus Understanding precalculus often opens the door to learning more advanced and practical math subjects, and can also help satisfy college requisites. Precalculus Demystified , Second Edition, is your key to mastering this sometimes tricky subject. This self-teaching guide presents general precalculus concepts first, so you'll ease into the basics. You'll gradually master functions, graphs of ...
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
Christopher M. Bishop
This is the first textbook on pattern recognition to present the Bayesian viewpoint. The book presents approximate inference algorithms that permit fast approximate answers in situations where exact answers are not feasible. It uses graphical models to describe probability distributions when no other books apply graphical models to machine learning. No previous knowledge of pattern recognition or machine learning concepts is assumed. Familiarity ...
Algebra II For Dummies
Mary Jane Sterling
Besides being an important area of math for everyday use, algebra is a passport to studying subjects like calculus, trigonometry, number theory, and geometry, just to name a few. To understand algebra is to possess the power to grow your skills and knowledge so you can ace your courses and possibly pursue further study in math. Algebra II For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get a handle on this subject and solve even the trickiest algebra ...
Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
John W. Foreman
Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions. But how does one exactly do data science? Do you have to hire one of these priests of the dark arts, the "data scientist," to ...
Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and ...
Michael S Malone
In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth. In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company-the Exponential Organization-that has revolutionized how a company can accelerate its growth by using technology. An ExO can eliminate the incremental, linear way traditional companies get bigger, leveraging assets like community, big data, algorithms, and new ...
Pre-Calculus For Dummies
Yang Kuang PhD
The fun and easy way to learn pre-calculus Getting ready for calculus but still feel a bit confused? Have no fear. Pre-Calculus For Dummies is an un-intimidating, hands-on guide that walks you through all the essential topics, from absolute value and quadratic equations to logarithms and exponential functions to trig identities and matrix operations. With this guide's help you'll quickly and painlessly get a handle on all of the concepts - ...
The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life
Simon & Schuster
From the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative. From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the world’s favourite number, and ...
Schaum's Outline of Precalculus, 3rd Edition: 738 Solved Problems + 30 Videos (Schaum's Outline Series)
Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes 738 fully solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills. Plus, you will have access to 30 detailed videos featuring Math instructors who explain how to solve the most commonly tested problems--it's just like having your own virtual tutor! You'll find everything you need to build ...
Data Mining for Business Intelligence: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in Microsoft Office Excel with ...
Nitin R. Patel
Incorporating a new focus on data visualization and time series forecasting, Data Mining for Business Intelligence , Second Edition continues to supply insightful, detailed guidance on fundamental data mining techniques. This new edition guides readers through the use of the Microsoft Office Excel add-in XLMiner for developing predictive models and techniques for describing and finding patterns in data. From clustering customers into market ...
Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies
Yang Kuang PhD
Michelle Rose Gilman
Get the confidence and math skills you need to get started with calculus Are you preparing for calculus? This hands-on workbook helps you master basic pre-calculus concepts and practice the types of problems you'll encounter in the course. You'll get hundreds of valuable exercises, problem-solving shortcuts, plenty of workspace, and step-by-step solutions to every problem. You'll also memorize the most frequently used equations, see how to avoid ...
Understanding Digital Signal Processing (3rd Edition)
Richard G. Lyons
Amazon.com’s Top-Selling DSP Book for Seven Straight Years—Now Fully Updated! Understanding Digital Signal Processing, Third Edition, is quite simply the best resource for engineers and other technical professionals who want to master and apply today’s latest DSP techniques. Richard G. Lyons has updated and expanded his best-selling second edition to reflect the newest technologies, building on the exceptionally ...
One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale
Artwork inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings - including a four-page gatefold - is "visually striking." - Publishers Weekly. "While there are other versions of this folktale available, none match Demi's for authenticity, illustrative grandeur, and textual clarity." - School Library Journal, starred review
Predictive Analytics: Microsoft Excel
Excel predictive analytics for serious data crunchers! The movie Moneyball made predictive analytics famous: Now you can apply the same techniques to help your business win. You don’t need multimillion-dollar software: All the tools you need are available in Microsoft Excel, and all the knowledge and skills are right here, in this book! Microsoft Excel MVP Conrad Carlberg shows you how to use Excel predictive analytics ...
The Humongous Book of Algebra Problems
W. Michael Kelley
When the numbers just don’t add up… Following in the footsteps of the successful The Humongous Books of Calculus Problems , bestselling author Michael Kelley has taken a typical algebra workbook, and made notes in the margins, adding missing steps and simplifying concepts and solutions. Students will learn how to interpret and solve problems as they are typically presented in algebra courses—and become prepared to solve those problems ...
DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples (Exponential Series)
Over the last thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in America have adopted various models for reaching unchurched people. An “attractional” model will seek to attract people to a local church. Younger leaders may advocate a more “missional” approach, in which believers live and work among unchurched people and intentionally seek to serve like Christ. While each of these approaches have merit, something is ...
Painless Algebra (Barron's Painless)
Lynette Long Ph.D.
Barron's Educational Series
Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they ...
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