Thinking Mathematically, Expanded Vers. / Edition 3

Thinking Mathematically, Expanded Vers. / Edition 3

by Robert Blitzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131432435

ISBN-13: 9780131432437

Pub. Date: 02/17/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Bob Blitzer's books are known for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples. This book gives readers the skill-building, practice, applications, and technology needed to foster an appreciation of mathematics. Maintains Blitzer's exceptional writing style that helps readers relate to and grasp the material.

Overview

Bob Blitzer's books are known for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples. This book gives readers the skill-building, practice, applications, and technology needed to foster an appreciation of mathematics. Maintains Blitzer's exceptional writing style that helps readers relate to and grasp the material. Contains new, innovative applications such as “Mammography Screening,” “Political Ideology of U.S. College Freshmen,” and “Nature's Life Cycles and Prime Numbers.” Includes new exercises and more Study Tip Boxes throughout. A handy reference for anyone needing to brush up on their mathematics skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131432437
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/17/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
827
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorx
Prefacexi
To the Studentxiii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Resourcesxxii
Applications Indexxxiii
Chapter 1Problem Solving and Critical Thinking3
Chapter 2Set Theory41
Chapter 3Logic91
Chapter 4Number Representation and Calculation169
Chapter 5Number Theory and the Real Number System203
Chapter 6Algebra: Equations and Inequalities275
Chapter 7Algebra: Graphs, Functions, and Linear Systems345
Chapter 8Consumer Mathematics and Financial Management419
Chapter 9Measurement477
Chapter 10Geometry505
Chapter 11Counting Methods and Probability Theory579
Chapter 12Statistics655
Chapter 13Mathematical Systems731
Chapter 14Voting and Apportionment757
Chapter 15Graph Theory815
Answers to Selected Exercises1
Subject Index1
Photo Credits1

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