A Mathematical View of Our World

A Mathematical View of Our World

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A MATHEMATICAL VIEW OF OUR WORLD is designed for a liberal arts mathematics course that has a strong focus on applications. This student-friendly textbook helps students see the beauty and power of mathematics as it is applied to the world around them. Recognizing that quantitative literacy is essential in an increasing number of professional fields as well as in the daily decision-making and communication of informed citizens, the book develops students' mathematical self-confidence and prepares them to use mathematics in the future. In writing the book, the authors endeavored to be faithful to the recommendations of such professional mathematics associations as the MAA, AMATYC, and NCTM. Overall, students will recognize the connections, patterns, and significance of the mathematics they study, and see that mathematics has a meaningful place in their lives.Acceleration (0a€“60 mph) 9 10 11 12 12.7 12.2 11.4 13 Prius Corolla Camry Time (Seconds) a. What impression ... in the United States. The following table contains the number of turkeys raised in 2002 and 2003 in the top five turkey- producing states. ... Refer to the turkey export percentages from problem 18. In 2002, theanbsp;...

Title:A Mathematical View of Our World
Author:Gary Musser, Lynn Trimpe
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2007


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