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Transform your mathematics course into an engaging and mind-openingexperience for even your most math-phobic students. Now in itsFourth Edition, The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation toEffective Thinking succeeds at reaching non-math,non-science-oriented majors, encouraging them to discover themathematics inherent in the world around them. Infused with theauthors’ humor and enthusiasm throughout, The Heart ofMathematics introduces students to the most important andinteresting ideas in mathematics while inspiring them to activelyengage in mathematical thinking.
Chapter 1: Fun and Games: An Introduction to Rigorous Thought
Chapter 2: Number Contemplation
Chapter 3: Infinity
Chapter 4: Geometric Gems
Chapter 5: Contortions of Space
Chapter 6: Modeling Our World Through Graphs
Chapter 7: Fractals and Chaos
Chapter 8: Taming Uncertainty
Chapter 9: Meaning from Data
Chapter 10: Deciding Wisely