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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. 


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. 


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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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Discrete Mathematics
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mindexpanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While certainly rigorous, this entertaining course is accessible to anyone with a basic knowledge of highschool algebra and a willingness to learn logical thinking skills essential to living everyday life—as well as success in any future math courses you may take. 


Discrete Mathematics & Joy of Mathematics (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Discover a wealth of mathematical wonders in this twocourse set taught by acclaimed mathematician and popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Explore a modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mindexpanding lectures that cover combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory. Next, in The Joy of Mathematics, discover the amazing utility of this exciting field in everything from science and engineering to finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. 


Discrete Mathematics & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Learn how to think more mathematically with the information and strategies featured in this engaging twocourse set. Discrete Mathematics guides you through the modern mathematical realm of combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory in a way that anyone with a basic knowledge of highschool algebra can understand. And The Secrets of Mental Math features skills, tips, and tricks for strengthening your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head—whether you're a corporate executive or a highschool student. 


What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Improve and expand your facility with math in this twocourse set that makes numbers come alive. What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear explores the fundamental concepts and fascinating applications of probability in your life. And The Secrets of Mental Math 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. 


Optimizing Brain Fitness & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Tap into your hidden mental potential with this engaging twocourse set filled with insights and exercises designed to strengthen and enhance the power of your brain. First, discover the secrets to increasing your brain’s ability to meet everyday challenges with Optimizing Brain Fitness. Then, gain all the essential skills, tips, and tricks you need to solve a range of mathematical problems right inside your head with The Secrets of Mental Math. 


Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Explore how you can unleash your mind’s amazing untapped potential with this fascinating and highly practical twocourse set. First, in Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory, you’ll explore the most uptodate research on how memory functions—and then apply these findings to help you strengthen the memory abilities you have. Then, in The Secrets of Mental Math, you’ll be exposed to essential skills, tips, and tricks that can enhance your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. 


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Various Professors
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Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear & Joy of Mathematics (Set)
Various Professors
Reintroduce yourself to the wonders of mathematics with these two courses delivered by engaging mathematicians and awardwinning professors. In Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear, take an absorbing look at statistical information and the role it plays in everything from stock performances to political polls. And in The Joy of Mathematics, rediscover the joy to be found in everything from algebra and geometry to probability and calculus. 


Discrete Mathematics & Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers (Set)
Various Professors
Explore a field of mathematics that is off the beaten path but that has vital applications in computer science, cryptography, engineering, and problem solving of all types, as well as the fascinating history of numbers, in this twocourse set. In Discrete Mathematics, you see the wide range of subjects in the realm of digital math. Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers takes you on an intellectual pilgrimage through the creative breakthroughs of pure mathematics. 


Special Offer: Buy all 8 (Set)
Various Professors
Discover grand insights into a range of fascinating subjects with this dynamic eightcourse set: Secrets of Mental Math, History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon, Optimizing Brain Fitness, Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe, Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre, Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations, Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making. 


Four Great Courses, One Amazingly Low Price!!!
Various Professors
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Four Great Courses, One Amazingly Low Price!!!
Various Professors
Not sure which Great Course you want to order? Then order them all! For a limited time only, you can get The Secrets of Mental Math; Black Holes Explained; Origins of Great Ancient Civilization; and Thinking Like an Economist in a single fourcourse set for one amazingly low price! This special offer is the perfect way to sample some of the fascinating subjects, engaging professors, and profound insights you can find only from The Great Courses. 


Four Great Courses, One Amazingly Low Price!!!
Various Professors
Not sure which Great Course you want to order? Then order them all! For a limited time only, you can get Optimizing Brain Fitness; Experiencing Hubble; The Secrets of Mental Math; and The Origins of Ancient Civilization in a single fourcourse set for one amazingly low price! This special offer is the perfect way to sample some of the fascinating subjects, engaging professors, and profound insights you can find only from The Great Courses. 


Improving Your Brain (Set)
Various Professors
Explore in detail the way your brain works and then learn how best to sharpen its awesome powers in this fourcourse set. Learn how to take advantage of your brain’s plasticity and build a brain that has heightened memory, focus, acuity, and learning and creativity abilities with Optimizing Brain Fitness. In The Secrets of Mental Math, learn how to do even complicated math problems right in your head. Memory and the Human Lifespan explains not only how the various aspects of your memory operate, but the impact memory has on your daily experience of life and your very understanding of “self.” And The Neuroscience of Everyday Life brings you up to date on how neurons, synapses, neurotransmitters, and other biological processes produce all the experiences of everyday life, in every stage of life. 


Four Great Courses, One Amazingly Low Price!!!
Various Professors
Not sure which Great Course you want to order? Then order them all! For a limited time only, you can get Building Great Sentences; Joy of Mathematics; Understanding the Fundamentals of Music; and The Everyday Guide to Wine in a single fourcourse set for one amazingly low price! This special offer is the perfect way to sample some of the fascinating subjects, engaging professors, and profound insights you can find only from The Great Courses. 


Understanding How to Boost Your Brain (Set)
Various Professors
Investigate the way your brain facilitates memory, complex problem solving, and learning—then find out how best to sharpen its awesome powers—in this fourcourse set. Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory explores the real research on how memory functions, and then applies these findings to help you make better use of the memory abilities you have. With Memory and the Human Lifespan, you’ll embark on a startling voyage into the human mind and discover the impact memory has on your daily experience of life. Improve and expand your math potential—whether you're a corporate executive or a highschool student—with the The Secrets of Mental Math, a guide to all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your capacity to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. Finally, How We Learn sheds light on what goes on in the brain when you learn a new language, a musical instrument, or how to navigate a new city, in addition to dispelling pervasive myths. 


Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Challenge yourself to improve and expand your math potential with this duo of Great Courses. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument introduces those at a highschool level of proficiency and above to the thrilling discipline of solving proofs. The Secrets of Mental Math guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks that enhance your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. 


Secrets of Mental Math & Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory & Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History & How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication (Set)
Various Professors
Explore how you can unleash your mind’s amazing potential and hone your communication abilities with this course set that will give you a toolbox of practical life skills. Start with The Secrets of Mental Math, 12 lectures that will show you how to perform even complicated mathematical calculations in your head. Then turn to the 6 lectures of Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory to learn how you can process information more effectively and increase your chance of remembering almost anything. In the 12lecture The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History, examine the techniques used by famous orators to improve your own speeches. Finally, in the 6 lessons of How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication, learn key strategies that can dramatically improve your ability to speak with anyone. 


Joy of Mathematics & Joy of Thinking (Set)
Various Professors
Embark on two amazing mathematical journeys. In The Joy of Mathematics, learn the amazing utility of this field in everything from science to engineering to finance. In The Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas, uncover and grasp insightful strategies for approaching, enjoying, and understanding the world around you. 


Joy of Mathematics & Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear (Set)
Various Professors
Exercise your brain cells and see mathematics as both accessible and enjoyable. Joy of Mathematics reveals the amazing utility of this exciting field in everything from science and engineering to finance and games of chance. Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition, teaches you the power and beauty of calculus without the technical background traditionally required in calculus courses. 


Joy of Mathematics & Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers (Set)
Various Professors
Discover the sheer joy of, and intriguing history behind, the world of mathematics. First, exercise your brain cells with The Joy of Mathematics, which reveals the amazing utility of mathematics in everything from science and engineering to finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. Then, explore the equally fascinating history of how numbers grew in our understanding and sparked our imagination in Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers. 


Joy of Mathematics & Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond (Set)
Various Professors
Rediscover the unrivaled joy and intriguing applications of the mathematical world with this dynamic twocourse set. First, in The Joy of Mathematics, explore the amazing utility of this exciting field in everything from science and engineering to finance and games of chance. Then, in Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond, take a closer look at how the fundamentals of game theory have helped us better understand how—and why—people compete and make decisions.



Queen of the Sciences & Joy of Mathematics (Set)
Various Professors
Embark on exciting intellectual adventures into the world of mathematics. In The Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics, explore more than 4,000 years of rich mathematical history and come to appreciate the enormous efforts that went into deciphering our natural world. Then, discover the amazing utility of mathematics in everything from science to engineering to finance in The Joy of Mathematics. 


Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method & Discrete Mathematics (Set)
Various Professors
Learn the math that has practical applications for some of nature’s most intriguing phenomena as well as for computer science, cryptography, engineering, and problem solving of all types. Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method shows you how easytograsp computer graphics can now approximate solutions for differential equations that had previously required complicated techniques or had defied any solution. And Discrete Mathematics shows you the many applications of this mathematical realm in everyday situations such as Internet security and information retrieval. 


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Secrets of Mental Math & Joy of Mathematics (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Open your eyes to the wonders of mathematics with this twocourse set by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin—one of the most popular members of our Great Courses faculty. The Secrets of Mental Math 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. The Joy of Mathematics reveals the amazing utility of mathematics in everything from science and engineering to finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. 


Joy of Mathematics & Mastering Differential Equations (Set)
Various Professors
Challenge a promising young student, help your child stay on track, or simply keep your own mind sharp with this duo of math courses. First, Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics creates proficiency in the key skills necessary to unlock the door to more advanced areas of study—such as algebra, geometry, and calculus—and the math of everyday life. Then, in Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method, students move on to more complex material, covering first and secondorder differential equations, nonlinear systems, dynamical systems, iterated functions, and more. 


The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Explore the fun side of math with mathemagician and professor Arthur T. Benjamin in this set that teaches you the mathematical underpinnings of success in popular games, as well as tricks and techniques to solve even complicated problems right in your head. In The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles, discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players. And in The Secrets of Mental Math, improve and expand your math potential by learning handy methods of performing mental math calculations quickly and easily. 


The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku & Joy of Mathematics (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Explore the joy of math with mathemagician and professor Arthur T. Benjamin in this set that teaches you the mathematical underpinnings of success in popular games, and shows that there are simple tricks in math that allow anyone to look like a math magician. In The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles, discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players. And in The Joy of Mathematics, see how everything in mathematics is connected—and 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. 


The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku & How Music and Mathematics Relate (Set)
Various Professors
Explore how math can increase your success in winning popular games and puzzle and how it explains the sounds instruments make and how composers put those sounds together in this fun and intriguing course set. In The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles, you’ll discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players. And in How Music and Mathematics Relate, you’ll appreciate both of these monumental achievements of human culture better by understanding how they intersect. 


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Discrete Mathematics & The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku (Set)
Professor Arthur T. Benjamin
Here’s an angle from which to view solutions to problems such as Internet security and cryptography, as well as fun pursuits such as games and puzzles, with this clear and entertaining course set by popular Great Courses professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Discrete Mathematics guides you through the realm of combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory in a way that anyone with a basic knowledge of highschool algebra can understand. And The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles gives you a set of math skills that can help you increase your chances of winning popular games and solving puzzles. 


How to Become a SuperStar Student, 2nd Ed. & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Give your students the keys to success in high school and beyond with this engaging twocourse set. They'll learn vital skills about everything from homework to class presentations to exam preparation with How to Become a SuperStar Student, 2^{nd} Edition. And in The Secrets of Mental Math, they'll discover tips and tricks for enhancing their ability to solve a range of mathematical problems—right in their heads. 


Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Change the way you think about math forever with this confidencebuilding twocourse set. In Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics, you’ll gain proficiency in the key skills necessary to unlock the door to more advanced areas of study—such as algebra, geometry, and calculus—and discover new levels of comfort in dealing with the math of everyday life. Then, in The Secrets of Mental Math, you’ll be exposed to practical tips and tricks that can enhance your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. 


Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Secrets of Mental Math (Set)
Various Professors
Tap into the joy, beauty, importance, and accessibility of mathematics with this rewarding twocourse set. First, finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry with the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry. Then, get all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head with The Secrets of Mental Math. 


Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small & Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World (Set)
Various Professors
Take a fascinating journey to the new frontiers of modern science with this twocourse set that looks at the universe on a mindbogglingly small scale. First, in Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small, you’ll get an indepth explanation of a powerful engine of innovation that operates at the level of atoms and molecules and holds great promise for meeting some of society’s greatest challenges. Then, explore the world of quantum mechanics, a field so radically counterintuitive that it has changed our perspective on reality itself, in Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World. 
