A Survey of Mathematics with Applications / Edition 8

A Survey of Mathematics with Applications / Edition 8

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A Survey of Mathematics with Applications / Edition 8

This best-selling text balances solid mathematical coverage with a comprehensive overview of mathematical concepts as they relate to varied disciplines. The text provides an appreciation of mathematics, highlighting mathematical history, and applications of math to the arts and sciences. It is an ideal book for students who require a general overview of mathematics, especially those majoring in liberal arts, the social sciences, business, nursing and allied health fields. Let us introduce you to the practical, interesting, accessible, and powerful world of mathematics today—the world of A Survey of Mathematics with Applications, Expanded 8e.

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ISBN-13: 9780321501080
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 10/17/2007
Edition description: Expanded
Pages: 1176
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Critical Thinking Skills

1.1 Inductive Reasoning

1.2 Estimation

1.3 Problem Solving

Chapter 2 Sets

2.1 Set Concepts

2.2 Subsets

2.3 Venn Diagrams and Set Operations

2.4 Venn Diagrams with Three Sets and Verification of Equality of Sets

2.5 Application of Sets

2.6 Infinite Sets

Chapter 3 Logic

3.1 Statements and Logical Connectives

3.2 Truth Tables for Negation, Conjunction, and Disjunction

3.3 Truth Tables for the Conditional and Biconditional

3.4 Equivalent Statements

3.5 Symbolic Arguments

3.6 Euler Diagrams and Syllogistic Arguments

3.7 Switching Circuits

Chapter 4 Systems of Numeration

4.1 Additive, Multiplicative, and Ciphered Systems of Numeration

4.2 Place-Value or Positional-Value Numeration Systems

4.3 Other Bases

4.4 Computation in Other Bases

4.5 Early Computational Methods

Chapter 5 Number Theory and the Real Number System

5.1 Number Theory

5.2 The Integers

5.3 The Rational Numbers

5.4 The Irrational Numbers and the Real Number System

5.5 Real Numbers and Their Properties

5.6 Rules of Exponents and Scientific Notation

5.7 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

5.8 Fibonacci Sequence

Chapter 6 Algebra, Graphs, and Functions

6.1 Order of Operations

6.2 Linear Equations In One Variable

6.3 Formulas

6.4 Applications of Linear Equations In One Variable

6.5 Variation

6.6 Linear Inequalities

6.7 Graphing Linear Equations

6.8 Linear Inequalities In Two Variables

6.9 Solving Quadratic Equations by Using Factoring and By Using the Quadratic Formula

6.10 Functions and Their Graphs

Chapter 7 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

7.1 Systems of Linear Equations

7.2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations By the Substitution and Addition Methods

7.3 Matrices

7.4 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Using Matrices

7.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities

7.6 Linear Programming

Chapter 8 The Metric System

8.1 Basic Terms and Conversions Within The Metric System

8.2 Length, Area, and Volume

8.3 Mass and Temperature

8.4 Dimensional Analysis and Conversions To and From the Metric System

Chapter 9 Geometry

9.1 Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles

9.2 Polygons

9.3 Perimeter and Area

9.4 Volume and Surface Area

9.5 Transformational Geometry, Symmetry, and Tessellations

9.6 Topology

9.7 Non-Euclidean Geometry and Fractal Geometry

Chapter 10 Mathematical Systems

10.1 Groups

10.2 Finite Mathematical Systems

10.3 Modular Arithmetic

Chapter 11 Consumer Mathematics

11.1 Percent

11.2 Personal Loans and Simple Interest

11.3 Compound Interest

11.4 Installment Buying

11.5 Buying a House with a Mortgage

11.6 Ordinary Annuities, Sinking Funds, and Retirement Investments

Chapter 12 Probability

12.1 The Nature of Probability

12.2 Theoretical Probability

12.3 Odds

12.4 Expected Value (Expectation)

12.5 Tree Diagrams

12.6 Or and And Problems

12.7 Conditional Probability

12.8 The Counting Principle and Permutations

12.9 Combinations

12.10 Solving Probability Problems By Using Combinations

12.11 Binomial Probability

Chapter 13 Statistics

13.1 Sampling Techniques

13.2 The Misuses of Statistics

13.3 Frequency Distributions

13.4 Statistical Graphs

13.5 Measures of Central Tendency

13.6 Measures of Dispersion

13.7 The Normal Curve

13.8 Linear Correlation and Regression

Chapter 14 Graph Theory

14.1 Graphs, Paths, and Circuits

14.2 Euler Paths and Euler Circuits

14.3 Hamilton Paths and Hamilton Circuits

14.4 Trees

Chapter 15 Voting and Apportionment

15.1 Voting Methods

15.2 Flaws of Voting

15.3 Apportionment Methods

15.4 Flaws of the Apportionment Methods

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