Mathematics helps all of the other sciences make calculations, understand statistics, and solve problems.
Math majors can pursue careers as actuaries, statisticians, financial analysts.
Math Graphic Novels
The Manga Guide to Calculus
by Hiroyuki Kojima; Shin Togami; Becoming One, Inc. Staff; No Starch Press Staff (Created by)
Call Number: QA300 .K57513 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-08-26
Prologue: what is a function? -- Let's differentiate a function -- Let's learn differentiation techniques -- Let's integrate a function -- Let's learn integration techniques -- Let's learn about Taylor Expansions -- Let's learn about partial differentiation -- Epilogue: what is mathematics for?
The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra
by Shin Takahashi; Iroha Inoue; Trend-Pro Co. Ltd.
Call Number: QA184.2 .T3513 2012, STACKS
Publication Date: 2012-06-02
Basic vector and matrix operations such as addition, subtraction, and multiplication Linear dependence, independence, and bases using Gaussian elimination to calculate inverse matrices Subspaces, dimension, and linear span; practical applications of linear algebra in fields like computer graphics, cryptography, and engineering,
The Manga Guide to Statistics
by Shin Takahashi; Trend-pro Co., Ltd Staff
Call Number: QA276 .T228 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2008-12-05
Determining data types -- Getting the big picture: understanding numerical data -- Getting the big picture: understanding categorical data -- Standard score and deviation score -- Let's obtain the probability -- Let's look at the relationship between two variables -- Let's explore the hypothesis tests.
by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Dan Green
Call Number: QA40.5 .G74 2010, CULAB
Publication Date: 2010-12-07
Presents mathematical concepts using lively descriptions and cartoon illustrations personifying each concept.
The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
by Larry Gonick
Call Number: QA303.2 .G664 2012, STACKS
Publication Date: 2011-12-27
Uses cartoons to discuss calculus, covering the basic ideas behind the field, functions, derivatives, integrals, and related topics.
Cartoon Guide to Statistics
by Larry Gonick; Woollcott Smith
Call Number: QA276.12 .G673 2005, STACKS
Publication Date: 1993-07-14
What is statistics? -- Data description -- Probability -- Random variables -- A tale of two distributions -- Sampling -- Confidence intervals -- Hypothesis testing -- Comparing two populations -- Experimental design -- Regression -- Conclusion.
by Apostolos K. Doxiadis; Christos H. Papadimitriou; Alecos Papadatos; Annie Di Donna
Publication Date: 2009-09-29
"This exceptional graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, Russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert, and Kurt Gödel, and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein. But his most ambitious goal—to establish unshakable logical foundations of mathematics—continues to loom before him. " From Publisher.
by Jennifer L. Holm (Illustrator); Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ7.7.H65 B3 2009, CULAB
Publication Date: 2009-08-25
An imaginative mouse who likes to read heroic fantasy novels finds herself on the school math team as it prepares to compete for the coveted Golden Slide Rule.
by Saul Griffith; Joost Bonsen; Nick Dragotta (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
Part comic strip and part science experiment, Howtoons shows children how to find imaginative new uses for common household items like soda bottles, duct tape, mop buckets, and more–to teach kids the "Tools of Mass Construction"!
A Storm at Sea
by Felicia Law (Text by); Steve Way; Mike Spoor (Illustrator); David Mostyn (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2010-07-15
The Lost Key
by Melinda Thielbar; Tintin Pantoja (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
At Sifu Faiza's Kung Fu School, kids learn to be strong and fast. They also learn to be smart, cool-headed, and honest. So Joy, Adam, Sam, and Amy are surprised when the key to the school is stolen - as well as all their kung fu gear. Now they'll have to use all kinds of calculations - addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division - to figure out the clues, follow the thieves, and find . . . The Lost Key.