The Heart of Mathematics: Book and Manipulative Kit / Edition 2

The Heart of Mathematics: Book and Manipulative Kit / Edition 2

by Edward B. Burger
     
 

ISBN-10: 1931914516

ISBN-13: 9781931914512

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Hallmark features include:
* A focus on the important ideas of mathematics that students will retain long after their formal studies are complete.

* An engaging and humorous style, written to be read and enjoyed.

* Ten Life Lessons that readers will apply beyond their study of mathematics.

* Use of a variety of visualization techniques that direct

Overview

Hallmark features include:
* A focus on the important ideas of mathematics that students will retain long after their formal studies are complete.

* An engaging and humorous style, written to be read and enjoyed.

* Ten Life Lessons that readers will apply beyond their study of mathematics.

* Use of a variety of visualization techniques that direct students to model their thinking and to actively explore the world around them.
New to this Edition:
* A new chapter, Deciding Wisely: Applications of Rigorous Thought, provides a thought-provoking capstone.

* Expanded and improved statistics and probability content in Chapter 7, Taming Uncertainty.

* Enhanced Mindscapes at the end of each section which ask the reader to review, apply and think deeply about the ideas presented in the chapter.
* Radically superior ancillary package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931914512
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Pages:
850
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One Fun and Games: An Introduction to Rigorous Thought Chapter Two Number Contemplation Chapter Three Infinity Chapter Four Geometric Gems Chapter Five Contortions of Space Chapter Six Chaos and Fractals Chapter Seven Taming Uncertainty Chapter Eight Deciding Wisely: Applications of Rigorous Thought

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