Mathematics: One of the Liberal Arts / Edition 1

Mathematics: One of the Liberal Arts / Edition 1

by Thomas J. Miles, Douglas W. Nance, Douglas W. Nance
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314095764

ISBN-13: 9780314095763

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Brooks/Cole

This text includes a history of math and covers logic, computing, finance, and geometry. The numerous exercise and problem sets, including writing exercises, provide non-majors with a thorough foundation of mathematics. Optional Road Maps, included in the preface, provide different ways to organize chapter topics in a coherent fashion, and ideas and goals for…  See more details below

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This text includes a history of math and covers logic, computing, finance, and geometry. The numerous exercise and problem sets, including writing exercises, provide non-majors with a thorough foundation of mathematics. Optional Road Maps, included in the preface, provide different ways to organize chapter topics in a coherent fashion, and ideas and goals for various approaches to teaching the course. (This information is expanded upon in the Instructor's Manual.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314095763
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Pages:
623
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Problem Solving and Mathematical Modeling. 2. Numbers and Numerals. 3. Sets. 4. Logic. 5. Algebra. 6. Fundamentals of Geometry. 7. Topics in Geometry. 8. Probability. 9. Statistics. 10. Consumer Mathematics. 11. Discrete Mathematics. 12. Mathematics and Computers. 13. Mathematics and the Other Liberal Arts. Appendixes. Index.

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