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Using and understanding mathematics: (a quantitative reasoning approach )

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Book News Annotation:

This textbook's practical focus and arsenal of interesting problems should put an end to the piteous question, "but, whyyyyy do we have to learn this stuff?," once and for all. Topics include statistical reasoning, exponential growth and decay, financial management, probability, mathematics in business, problem solving techniques, numbers in the real world, and the principles of reasoning. Background in algebra is assumed. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The premier book for alleviating math anxiety, Using and Understanding Mathematics helps readers develop the ability to reason with quantitative information, so they can be successful in using math in the rapidly changing work environment. It covers principles of reasoning, statistical reason, numbers in the real world, probability, and discrete mathematics. These topics are all presented in the context of real world situations from the social sciences, environmental issues, politics, economics, personal finance, art, and music.

Table of Contents

Principles of reasoning — Statistical reasoning — Problem-solving tools — Numbers in the real world — Financial management — Modeling our world — Exponential growth and decay — Probability: living with the odds — Putting statistics to work — Mathematics and the arts — Discrete mathematics in business and society — The power of numbers: a few more topics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201656428
Subtitle:
(a quantitative reasoning approach )
Author:
Bennett, Jeffrey O.
Author:
Briggs, William L.
Publisher:
Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Location:
Reading, MA :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Edition Number:
1998
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
digest no. 97/137
Publication Date:
c1999
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xii, 700, 39 p.
Dimensions:
10.21x8.76x1.38 in. 3.68 lbs.

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Product details xii, 700, 39 p. pages Addison Wesley Publishing Company - English 9780201656428 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The premier book for alleviating math anxiety, Using and Understanding Mathematics helps readers develop the ability to reason with quantitative information, so they can be successful in using math in the rapidly changing work environment. It covers principles of reasoning, statistical reason, numbers in the real world, probability, and discrete mathematics. These topics are all presented in the context of real world situations from the social sciences, environmental issues, politics, economics, personal finance, art, and music.
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