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Users discover the many ways in which mathematics is relevant to their lives with MATHEMATICS: A PRACTICAL ODYSSEY, 7E and its accompanying online resources. They master problem-solving skills in such areas as calculating interest and understanding voting systems and come to recognize the relevance of mathematics and to appreciate its human aspect.
Table of Contents
|Deductive Logic versus Inductive Logic|
|More on Conditionals|
|Sets And Counting|
|Sets and Set Operations|
|Applications of Venn Diagrams|
|Introduction to Combinatorics|
|Permutations and Combinations|
|History of Probability|
|Basic Terms of Probability|
|Basic Rules of Probability|
|Combinatorics and Probability|
|Trees in Genetics|
|Population, Sample, and Data|
|Measures of Central Tendency|
|Measures of Dispersion|
|The Normal Distribution|
|Polls and Margin of Error|
|Simple IntereSt. Compound IntereSt. Annuities|
|Annual Percentage Rate with a TI's TVM Application|
|Voting And Apportionment|
|Methods of Apportionment|
|Flaws of Apportionment|
|Number Systems And Number Theory|
|Addition and Subtraction in Different Bases|
|Multiplication and Division in Different Bases|
|Prime Numbers and Perfect Numbers|
|Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio|
|Geometry Perimeter and Area|
|Volume and Surface Area|
|Right Triangle Trigonometry|
|Conic Sections and Analytic Geometry|
|The Perimeter and Area of a Fractal|
|A Walk through K?nigsberg|
|Graphs and Euler Trails|
|Exponential And Logarithmic Functions|
|Review of Exponentials and Logarithms|
|Review of Properties of Logarithms|
|Matrices And Markov Chains|
|Review of Matrices|
|Introduction to Markov Chains|
|Systems of Linear Equations|
|Long-Range Predictions with Markov Chains|
|Solving Larger Systems of Equations|
|More on Markov Chains|
|Review of Linear Inequalities|
|The Geometry of Linear Programming|
|Linear Programming (Online)|
|Introduction to the Simplex Method|
|The Simplex Method: Complete Problems|
|The Concepts And History Of Calculus (Online)|
|Review of Rations, Parabolas, and Functions|
|The Antecedents of Calculus|
|Newton and Tangent Lines|
|Newton on Falling Objects and the Derivative|
|The Trajectory of a Cannonball|
|Newton and Areas|
|Appendix B Using a Graphing Calculator|
|Graphing with a Graphing Calculator|
|Finding Points of Intersection with a Graphing Calculator|
|Body Table for the Standard Normal Distribution|
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