This book covers carefully crafted explanations emphasizing problem solving strategies and elementary deductive procedures, problem sets graced by a rich variety of exercises with certain problems structured to develop thinking, Just for Fun problems requiring additional thinking, and laboratory exercises featuring hands-on-activities.
Teaches mathematical thinking to college students in introductory courses for non-math majors. Covers critical thinking and problem solving, logic, integers and elementary number theory, rational numbers, probability and statistics, the relationship between algebra and geometry, and using technology in the classroom. This ninth edition includes new information for elementary education majors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)