Summary: For undergraduate courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics, Quantitative Literacy, and General Education.
This collection of "excursions" into modern mathematics is organized into four independent parts, each consisting of four chapters--1) Social Choice, 2) Management Science, 3) Growth and Symmetry, and 4) Statistics. The book is written in an informal, very readable style, with pedagogical features that make the material both interesting and clear. ...show more Coverage centers on an assortment of real-world examples and applications, demonstrating the usefulness, relevance, and attractiveness of liberal arts mathematics.
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