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The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking

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ISBN-10: 1118156595

ISBN-13: 9781118156599

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird

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This book offers an engaging and mind-opening experience for even the most math-phobic users. It is written for non-math, non-science-oriented majors and encourages students to discover the mathematics inherent in the world around them. Infused throughout with the authors' humor and enthusiasm, The Heart of Mathematics introduces students to the most important and interesting ideas in mathematics while inspiring them to actively engage in mathematical thinking.
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Book details

List price: $144.85
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 976
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 6.006
Language: English

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