Excursions in Modern Mathematics

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9780132982337: Excursions in Modern Mathematics

For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics.

 

Math: Applicable, Accessible, Modern

Excursions in Modern Mathematics  introduces readers to the power and beauty of math. By developing an appreciation for the aesthetics and applicability of mathematics, readers who previously felt math was an “unknowable” subject can approach it with a new perspective. Contemporary topics ranging from elections, to networks, to analyzing data show readers that math is an accessible tool that can be applicable and interesting for anyone. Refinement and updating of examples and exercises, plus increased resources, makes the 9th Edition a relevant, accessible, and complete program.

 

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This collection of "excursions" into modern mathematics consists of four independent learning modules--1) Social Choice, 2) Management Science, 3) Growth and Symmetry, and 4) Statistics. It is written in an informal, very readable style, with pedagogical features that make material both interesting and clear. Coverage centers around an assortment of real-world examples and applications, demonstrating the beauty and relevance of mathematics.

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This collection of Eexcursions into modern mathematics consists of four independent parts, each consisting of four chapters: 1) Social Choice, 2) Management Science, 3) Growth and Symmetry, and 4) Statistics. Written in an informal, readable style, its pedagogical features make material both interesting and clear.

Internet Eexcursions in each chapter guide readers to additional problem material linked to the website. Accessibility of topics offers readers a comfortable mathematical infrastructure that makes material interesting and challenging. Applicability of topics connects readers to the mathematics presented and the real-life problems that motivate it. Currency of topics provides material dated within the last 50 years, and someŚfractals, for instanceŚwithin the last 15 years. Aesthetics of topics combines elegance of mathematics with its simplicity, helping readers develop an appreciation for mathematics.

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Peter Tannenbaum, Robert Arnold
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (1991)
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