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Clive Maxfield, Alvin Brown, "The Definitive Guide to How Computers Do Math: Featuring the Virtual D

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Clive Maxfield, Alvin Brown, "The Definitive Guide to How Computers Do Math: Featuring the Virtual DIY Calculator"
Wiley-Interscience | ISBN 0471732788 | 2005 Year | PDF | 2,18 Mb | 464 Pages


The Basics of Computer Arithmetic Made Enjoyable and Accessible-with a Special Program Included for Hands-on Learning.

Packed with nuggets of information and tidbits of trivia, How Computers Do Math provides an incredibly fun and interesting introduction to the way in which computers perform their magic in general and math in particular. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a virtual computer/calculator called the DIY Calculator, and the book's step-by-step interactive laboratories guide you in the creation of a simple program to run on your DIY Calculator.

How Computers Do Math can be enjoyed by non-technical individuals; students of computer science, electronics engineering, and mathematics; and even practicing engineers. All of the illustrations and interactive laboratories featured in the book are provided on the CD-ROM for use by high school, college, and university educators as lecture notes and handouts.