This collection of engaging articles fromThe New York Timesexplores a wide range of quantitative topics appearing in recent news items and stories. Articles are correlated to chapters inUsing and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach, and chapter-specific references make it easy for you to relate each article to the textbook. A series of follow-up questions are also included for homework or class discussion.Mark /audi, the chief economist at Moodya#39;s Economy.com, notes that about $2 trillion in A.R.M.a#39;s are scheduled to reset at higher rates from the beginning of 2006 to the end of 2008. If the mortgages adjust upward by an average of 2.5 percentage points, the interest payments by holders of such mortgages would be $50 billion higher in 2009 than they are today. aquot;Thata#39;s not much in the grand scheme of aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Themes of Times on Quantitative Literacy for Using and Understanding Mathematics|
|Author||:||Jeffrey O. Bennett, William L. Briggs|
|Publisher||:||Addison-Wesley - 2007-07|