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Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey

Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey
Author: David B. Johnson - Thomas A. Mowry
ISBN 13: 9780538495059
ISBN 10: 538495057
Edition: 7
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1024
List Price: $308.95

Users discover the many ways in which mathematics is relevant to their lives with MATHEMATICS: A PRACTICAL ODYSSEY, 7E and its accompanying online resources. They master problem-solving skills in such areas as calculating interest and understanding voting systems and come to recognize the relevance of mathematics and to appreciate its human aspect.


Johnson and Mowry (Diablo Valley College) introduce topics in mathematics that are usable and relevant to any educated person, but particularly to liberal arts students who have just completed a course in intermediate algebra. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)