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

Overview

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

CHAPTER 1 PROBLEM SOLVING AND MATHEMATICAL MODELING
1(18)
CHAPTER 2 NUMBERS AND NUMERALS
19(46)
CHAPTER 3 SETS
65(40)
CHAPTER 4 LOGIC
105(48)
CHAPTER 5 ALGEBRA
153(62)
CHAPTER 6 FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRY
215(46)
CHAPTER 7 TOPICS IN GEOMETRY
261(34)
CHAPTER 8 PROBABILITY
295(42)
CHAPTER 9 STATISTICS
337(52)
CHAPTER 10 CONSUMER MATHEMATICS
389(34)
CHAPTER 11 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
423(50)
CHAPTER 12 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTERS
473(58)
CHAPTER 13 MATHEMATICS AND THE OTHER LIBERAL ARTS
531(42)
ANSWERS TO SELECTED ODD-NUMBERED EXERCISES 573(36)
INDEX 609

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