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Understanding Modern Mathematics

Understanding Modern Mathematics - 07 edition

Understanding Modern Mathematics - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9780763734015

ISBN10: 0763734012

Understanding Modern Mathematics by Saul Stahl - ISBN 9780763734015
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No
Understanding Modern Mathematics by Saul Stahl - ISBN 9780763734015

ISBN13: 9780763734015

ISBN10: 0763734012

Edition: 07

Summary

Understanding Modern Mathematics is an exceptional collection of topics meant to better acquaint students with mathematics through an exposure to its applications and an analysis of its culture. The text provides an in-depth focus on such key topics as probability, statistics, voting systems, game theory, and linear programming. Two additional chapters on geometry and symmetry can be found on the text's web site, providing students the opportunity to see the 3-dimensional geometric figures in full color. The text provides students with an understanding of how these important mathematical topics are relevant in their everyday lives while emphasizing the history of mathematics . Understanding Modern Mathematics is the perfect complement to any Liberal Arts Mathematics course.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Probability
Chapter 2. Statistics
Chapter 3. Voting Systems
Chapter 4. Game Theory
Chapter 5. Linear Programming
Chapter 6. Symmetry: Planar Symmetries
Chapter 7. Spatial Symmetries