Thinking Mathematically / Edition 2

Thinking Mathematically / Edition 2

by Robert Blitzer
     
 

Bob Blitzer's books are highly acclaimed for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples. This highly anticipated revision achieves the difficult balance between coverage and motivation, while helping readers develop strong problem-solving skills. This book provides readers with the skill building and practice that is so crucial as… See more details below

Overview

Bob Blitzer's books are highly acclaimed for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples. This highly anticipated revision achieves the difficult balance between coverage and motivation, while helping readers develop strong problem-solving skills. This book provides readers with the skill building and practice that is so crucial as well as the applications and technology necessary to foster an appreciation of the myriad uses of mathematics. This book covers a wide range of topics including set theory, logic, number theory, algebra, consumer mathematics and financial management, geometry, measurement, probability theory and statistics. For anyone interested in refreshing his/her fundamental math skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130656018
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
03/21/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Problem Solving and Critical Thinking.
2. Set Theory.
3. Logic.
4. Number Representation and Calculation.
5. Number Theory and the Real Number System.
6. Algebra: Equations and Inequalities.
7. Algebra: Graphs, Functions, and Linear Systems.
8. Consumer Mathematics and Financial Management.
9. Measurement.
10. Geometry.
11. Counting Methods and Probability Theory.
12. Statistics.
13. Mathematical Systems.

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