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Math and YOU The Power and Use of Mathematics

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ISBN-10: 1608406024

ISBN-13: 9781608406029

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ron Larson

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As the world around us changes and information comes at warp speed, it is more important than ever to be quantitatively literate. Yet most U.S. students leave high school with quantitative skills far below what they need and what employers are seeking, and virtually every college finds that many students need remedial mathematics. Based on the latest educational research,Math & YOUhelps students develop the quantitative skills needed to be successful in school and the workplace, using real data, problems based on everyday situations, and activities built around topics that are recognizable and relevant. With this approach, students become comfortable with quantitative ideas and proficient…    
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Book details

List price: $52.99
Publisher: Big Ideas Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.816
Language: English

Ron Larson received his PhD. in mathematics from the University of Colorado and has been a professor of mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University since 1970. He has pioneered the use of multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored over 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson has also conducted numerous seminars and in-service workshops for math teachers around the country about using computer technology as a teaching tool and motivational aid. His Interactive Calculus (a complete text on CD-ROM) received the 1996 Texty Award for the most innovative mathematics instructional material at the college level, and it was the first mainstream college textbook to be…