The Handbook of Mathematics is a manual that helps students prepare for competitive exams like the board examinations, the All India Engineering/Architecture Entrance Examination, National Defence Academy, The Combined defence services, The Indian Institute of Technology examinations and others. It was written by a combination of mathematics teachers and experts. This edition of the book was released in January 2012 by Arihant Publishing House, who are well-known as publishers of books of mathematics, chemistry, physics and various other subjects.
This book is of immense help for students of classes XI and XII. It helps them refresh the basic concepts of mathematics. The book is meant to help candidates prepare for various competitive exams and works well for last minute revisions. There are 39 chapters in the book. Each chapter ends with terms, keynotes, formulae and definitions, which help a student to thoroughly comprehend the topic in question. The chapters in the book include Binary Operations, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Trigonometric Ratios and Identities, Inverse T-Functions and T-Equations, Circles, Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola Functions, Inequalities, Sequences and Series, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Induction, Matrices, Determinant, Probability, Vectors, Three-dimensional Geometry, Statistics, Mathematical Reasoning, Numerical Method and Group Theory, among others. The format followed in this maths book facilitates easy learning. The language used is lucid, easy flowing and comprehensible to students who might not have had English as their medium of education. The book is compact and portable, which comes in handy when you have a stuffed backpack and still need to carry a reference book for mathematics.
This book has enjoyed decent feedback from students and teachers alike. It is used as a teaching aid in many institutions across India. It forms a very good reference manual for last minute revisions and helps students clear confusions about the subject, if they have any. It comes with an ISBN 10 of 9350941805 and an ISBN 13 of 9789350941805. It is available for purchase with all retailers who sell books online.