Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen / Edition 2

Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen / Edition 2

by Alicia Sevilla, Kay Somers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470592710

ISBN-13: 9780470592717

Pub. Date: 11/20/2012

Publisher: Wiley

This Second Edition of Quantitative Reasoning empowers students to use quantitative information to make responsible financial, environmental, and health-related decisions in their daily lives. Students develop their critical thinking skills through numerous examples, explorations, and activities featuring real data. Students use a variety of analysis throughout the

Overview

This Second Edition of Quantitative Reasoning empowers students to use quantitative information to make responsible financial, environmental, and health-related decisions in their daily lives. Students develop their critical thinking skills through numerous examples, explorations, and activities featuring real data. Students use a variety of analysis throughout the text: inductive and deductive reasoning; tabular, symbolic, verbal, and graphical forms of functions and relations; graphs and pictorial representations of data; interpretations of probabilistic data; surveys and statistical studies.

Sevilla and Somer's Quantitative Reasoning, 2nd Edition comes available with WileyPLUS, a research-based, online environment for effective teaching and learning, which takes the guesswork out of studying by providing them with a clear roadmap: what to do, how to do it, and whether they did it right.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470592717
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Organizing Information Pictorially Using Charts and Graphs

Chapter 2: Bivariate Data

Chapter 3: Graphs of Functions

Chapter 4: Multiple Variable Functions

Chapter 5: Proportional, Linear, and Piecewise Linear Functions

Chapter 6: Modeling with Linear and Exponential Functions

Chapter 7: Logarithms and Scientific Notation

Chapter 8: Indexes and Ratings

Chapter 9: Personal Finance

Chapter 10: Introduction to Problem Solving

Chapter 11: Decision Making

Chapter 12: Inductive Reasoning

Chapter 13: Deductive Reasoning

Chapter 14: Apportionment

Chapter 15: More on Problem Solving

Chapter 16: Average and Five-Number Summary

Chapter 17: Standard Deviation, z-Score, and Normal Distributions

Chapter 18: Basics of Probability

Chapter 19: Conditional Probability and Tables

Chapter 20: Sampling and Surveys

Chapter 21: More on Decision Making

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