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Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach (5th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach (5th Edition)
Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett - Bill L Briggs
ISBN 13: 9780321652799
ISBN 10: 321652797
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication Date: 2010-01-31
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 744
List Price: $194.00
 
 

Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach, Fifth Edition increases readers’ mathematical literacy so that they better understand the mathematics used in their daily lives, and can use math effectively to make better decisions every day. Contents are organized with that in mind, with engaging coverage in sections like Taking Control of Your Finances, Dividing the Political Pie, and a full chapter about Mathematics and the Arts.

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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.