
Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips
Professor Bruce H. Edwards
Whether calculating the volume of oddshaped objects, predicting the outcome of a large number of trials in statistics, or even predicting the weather, we depend in myriad ways on calculus in three dimensions. Once we grasp the fundamentals of multivariable calculus, we see how these concepts unfold into new laws, entire new fields of physics, and new ways of approaching onceimpossible problems. Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, taught by awardwinning Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University of Florida, is the next step for students and professionals to expand their knowledge for work or study in many quantitative fields, as well as an eyeopening intellectual exercise for teachers, retired professionals, and anyone else who wants to understand the amazing applications of 3D calculus.


The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Whether it’s chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players—many of whom attribute their professional gaming success to mathematical strategies—in The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku. These twelve 45minute lessons taught by Great Courses’ favorite Professor Arthur T. Benjamin will teach you a rewarding set of skills you can apply to countless games and puzzles.


Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips
Professor Bruce H. Edwards
Solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences, engineering, economics, and other areas with the skills you learn in Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. This second course in the calculus sequence introduces you to exciting new techniques and applications of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented. Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University of Florida enriches these 36 lectures with crystalclear explanations, frequent study tips, pitfalls to avoid, and—best of all—hundreds of examples and practice problems that are specifically designed to explain and reinforce key concepts.


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Secrets of Mental Math
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Improve and expand your math potential—whether you're a corporate executive or a highschool student—in the company of Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, one of the most entertaining members of The Great Courses faculty. The Secrets of Mental Math, his exciting 12lecture course, guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. Along the way, you'll discover how mental mathematics is the gateway to success in understanding and mastering higher fields, including algebra and statistics.


Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery
Professor James Tanton
Inscribed over the entrance of Plato’s Academy were the words, “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter my doors.” To ancient scholars, geometry was the gateway to knowledge. Its core skills of logic and reasoning are essential to success in school, work, and many other aspects of life. Yet sometimes students, even if they have done well in other math courses, can find geometry a challenge. Now, in the 36 innovative lectures of Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery, Professor James Tanton of The Mathematical Association of America shows students a different and more creative approach to geometry than that usually taught in high schools. Like building a house brick by brick, students learn to use logical reasoning to uncover fundamental principles of geometry, and then use them in fascinating applications.


Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips
Professor Bruce H. Edwards
Immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. These 36 lectures cover all the major topics of a fullyear calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a firstsemester course in college. Awardwinning Professor Bruce H. Edwards guides you through hundreds of examples and problems, each of which is designed to explain and reinforce the major concepts of this vital mathematical field.


Algebra I
Professor James A. Sellers
Algebra I is an entirely new course designed to meet the concerns of both students and their parents. These 36 accessible lectures make the concepts of firstyear algebra—including variables, order of operations, and functions—easy to grasp. For anyone wanting to learn algebra from the beginning, or for anyone needing a thorough review, Professor James A. Sellers will prove to be an inspirational and ideal tutor. Open yourself up to the world of opportunity that algebra offers by making the best possible start on mastering this allimportant subject.


Algebra II
Professor James A. Sellers
Make sense of Algebra II in the company of master educator and awardwinning Professor James A. Sellers. Algebra II gives you all the tools you need to thrive in a core skill of mathematics. In 36 engaging halfhour lectures, Professor Sellers walks you through hundreds of problems, showing every step in their solution and highlighting the most common missteps made by students. Designed for learners of all ages, this course will prove that algebra can be an exciting intellectual adventure and not nearly as difficult as many students fear.


Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics
Professor James A. Sellers
Whether you’re a highschool student preparing for the challenges of higher math classes, an adult who needs a refresher in math to prepare for a new career, or someone who just wants to keep his or her mind active and sharp, there’s no denying that a solid grasp of arithmetic and prealgebra is essential in today’s world. In Professor James A. Sellers’ engaging course, Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics, you learn all the key math topics you need to know. In 24 lectures packed with helpful examples, practice problems, and guided walkthroughs, you’ll finally grasp the allimportant fundamentals of math in a way that truly sticks.


Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry
Professor Bruce H. Edwards
Finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry in the company of master educator and awardwinning Professor Bruce Edwards. In the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry, he takes you through all the major topics of a typical precalculus course taught in high school or college. You'll gain new insights into functions, complex numbers, matrices, and much more. The course also comes complete with a workbook featuring a wealth of additional explanations and problems.


Joy of Mathematics
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Humans have been having fun and games with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered the amazing utility of this field—in science, engineering, finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. This course of 24 halfhour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of math, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin shows how everything in mathematics is connected—how the beautiful and often imposing edifice that has given us algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, probability, and so much else is based on nothing more than fooling around with numbers.


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Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition
Professor Michael Starbird
Calculus has had a notorious reputation for being difficult to understand, but the 24 lectures of Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear are crafted to make the key concepts and triumphs of this field accessible to nonmathematicians. This course teaches you how to grasp the power and beauty of calculus without the technical background traditionally required in calculus courses. Follow awardwinning Professor Michael Starbird as he takes you through derivatives and integrals—the two concepts that serve as the foundation for all of calculus. As you investigate the field’s intellectual development, your appreciation of its inner workings and your skill in seeing how it can solve a variety of problems will deepen.


High School Level—Geometry
Professor James Noggle
Professor Noggle's lectures on geometry are exceptionally clear and well organized. He has an evident love for the topic, and a real gift for conveying the elegance and precision of geometric concepts and demonstrations. You will learn how geometrical concepts link new theorems and ideas to previous ones. This helps you see geometry as a unified body of knowledge whose concepts build upon one another.


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Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument
Professor Bruce H. Edwards
Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof—you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this thrilling discipline in 24 lectures by Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University of Florida. This course is suitable for everyone from high school students to the more mathsavvy.


Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method
Professor Robert L. Devaney
Make sense of differential equations with Professor Robert L. Devaney's Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method. These 24 visually engaging lectures cover first and secondorder differential equations, nonlinear systems, dynamical systems, iterated functions, and more. Whether you're a college student looking for a fresh perspective or a lifelong learner excited about mathematics, there's something for you to take away from this intriguing course.
