Essentials of Using and Understanding Mathematics A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

ISBN-10: 0201793873

ISBN-13: 9780201793871

Edition: 2003

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List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Thinking Critically
Recognizing Fallacies
Propositions and Truth Values
Sets and Venn Diagrams
Critical Thinking in Everyday Life
Approaches to Problem Solving
The Problem Solving Power of Units
Standardization Units: More Problem Solving Power
Problem Solving Guidelines and Hints
Numbers in the Real World
Uses and Abuses of Percentages
Putting Numbers in Perspective
Dealing with Uncertainty
How Numbers Deceive: Polygraphs, Mammograms, and More
Financial Management
The Power of Compounding
Savings Plans
Loan Payments, Credit Cards, and Mortgages
Statistical Reasoning
Fundamentals of Statistics
Should You Believe a Statistical Study?
Statistical Tables and Graphs
Graphics in the Media
Correlation and Causality
Characterizing a Data Distribution
Probability: Living with the Odds
Fundamentals of Probability
Combining Probabilities
The Law of Large Numbers
Counting and Probability
Exponential Astonishment
Growth: Linear vs
Doubling Time and Half-Life
Exponential Modeling
Mathematics and the Arts
Mathematics and Music
Perspective and Symmetry
Proportions and the Golden Ratio
Mathematics and Politics
Voting: Does the Majority Always Rule?
Apportionment: The House of Representatives and Beyond
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