Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Seventh Edition, shows readers that math is a lively, interesting, useful, and surprisingly rich subject. With a new chapter on financial math and an improved supplements package, this book helps students appreciate that math is more than just a set of classroom theories: math can enrich the life of any one who appreciates and knows how to use it.
New edition of a text representing a collection of topics chosen to meet the criteria of applicability to real-life problems, accessibility, inclusion of modern mathematics, and aesthetics. Sixteen chapters discuss the mathematics of social choice, management science, growth and symmetry, and statistics. Exercises address a broad spectrum of levels of difficulty. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.