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For undergraduate courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics, Quantitative Literacy, and General Education.This very successful liberal arts mathematics textbook is a collection of “ excursions” into the real-world applications of modern mathematics. The excursions are organized into four independent parts: 1) The Mathematics of Social Choice, 2) Management Science, 3) Growth and Symmetry, and 4) Statistics. Each part consists of four chapters plus a mini-excursion (new feature in 6/e). The book is written in an informal, very readable style, with pedagogical features that make the material both interesting and clear. The presentation is centered on an assortment of real-world examples and applications specifically chosen to illustrate the usefulness, relevance, and beauty of liberal arts mathematics.

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ISBN:
9780131873636
Author:
Tannenbaum, Peter
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Arnold, Robert
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Advanced
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Edition Number:
6
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
619
Dimensions:
10.04x8.26x.99 in. 2.98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For undergraduate courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics, Quantitative Literacy, and General Education.This very successful liberal arts mathematics textbook is a collection of “ excursions” into the real-world applications of modern mathematics. The excursions are organized into four independent parts: 1) The Mathematics of Social Choice, 2) Management Science, 3) Growth and Symmetry, and 4) Statistics. Each part consists of four chapters plus a mini-excursion (new feature in 6/e). The book is written in an informal, very readable style, with pedagogical features that make the material both interesting and clear. The presentation is centered on an assortment of real-world examples and applications specifically chosen to illustrate the usefulness, relevance, and beauty of liberal arts mathematics.
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