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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, involving over 120 students and faculty members, MATH is an engaging and accessible solution that accommodates the busy lifestyles of today's learners at a value-based price. This paperback text offers a full suite of learning aids, including end-of-chapter review cards, downloadable flashcards and practice problems, online video tutorials, solutions to exercises and practice quizzes aimed at supplementing learning outside of the classroom. MATH presents concepts in a visual and approachable way, ideal for combating the math anxiety often found in Liberal Arts Math students. Also available is Cengage Learning's Enhanced WebAssign®—a complete online homework management system for students and professors.
Table of Contents
|The Nature of Numeration|
|Math Anxiety Source|
|What's the Problem?|
|Early Numeration Systems|
|Hindu-Arabic Numeration Systems|
|Different Numeration Systems|
|Binary Numeration Systems|
|History of Calculating Devices|
|The Nature of Numbers|
|Numbers -- Up and Down|
|It's a Long Way From Zero to One|
|The Nature of Algebra|
|Evaluation, Application, and Spreadsheets|
|Algebra in Problem Solving|
|Ratios, Proportions, and Problem Solving|
|Modeling Uncategorized Problems|
|The Nature of Geometry|
|Polygons and Angles|
|Mathematics, Art, and Non-Euclidean Geometries|
|Perimeter and Area|
|Surface Area, Volume and Capacity|
|The Nature of Networks|
|Euler Circuits and Hamiltonian Cycles|
|Trees and Minimum Spanning Trees|
|Topology and Fractals|
|The Nature of Growth|
|Applications of Growth and Decay|
|The Nature of Money|
|Buying on Credit|
|Credit Card Interest|
|Buying a Home|
|The Nature of Sets and Logic|
|Introduction to Sets|
|Operations with Sets|
|Survey Problems Using Sets|
|Inductive and Deductive Reasoning|
|The Nature of Counting|
|Counting Without Counting|
|Rubik's Cube and Instant Insanity|
|The Nature of Chance|
|It's Not Certain|
|Odds and Conditional Probability|
|Frequency Distributions and Graphs|
|The Nature of Graphs - The Marriage of Algebra and Geometry|
|Cartesian Coordinate System|
|Systems and Inequalities|
|The Nature of Voting and Apportionment|
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