February 8, 2021

The Fundamental Principle of Digits of a Number: d=9k

In the hands of the right person, an intriguing idea can be nurtured into an innovative new philosophy. Such is the case with Chibamba Mulenga’s The Fundamental Principle of Digits of a Number: d = 9k, a speculative take on the well-known mathematical Rule of Divisibility by 9.

Mulenga patiently builds and defends his principle […]


July 28, 2014

The Nature of Infinitesimals

Welcome to the world of the finite, sub-finite, and infinite; actual infinity versus potential infinity; the measurable and the immeasurable. Author Peter F. Erickson states that the purpose of his book is “to prove the existence of the infinitesimal and reveal some important facts regarding the nature of numbers and the outer infinity…” While it […]


February 11, 2013

Ancient and Modern Mathematics

In a market glutted with mathematics textbooks, Ancient and Modern Mathematics is a refreshing approach to mathematical problems that have been around since ancient days. Author Dat Phung To says, “Studying the ancient problems is my great pleasure; pursuing solving them is my favorite hobby.”

He gives readers more than a cursory look at these […]


October 1, 2012

Calculus: An Introduction Using Concrete Examples

This book is intended to cover two semesters of Calculus and does so with the unorthodox method of introducing problems and or examples before defining the mathematical concepts.

The problems and examples are well chosen and are intended to show readers why a topic is important before actually studying the concept. The order of topics […]


June 4, 2012

A Riddle in Stone Deciphered

This slim volume gathers a collection of articles by Joseph Turbeville relating to the dimensions of the Great Pyramid and its relationship to many historical mathematical numbers and/or functions. Turbeville has developed a computation process called “Glimmer Tables,” and in many of his articles included here, he ties together these two subjects. The book’s purpose […]