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Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780470592717

ISBN10:
0470592710
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/15/2012
Publisher(s):
John Wiley & Sons Inc

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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 11/15/2012.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

The 2nd Edition of Sevilla's Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen builds upon the 1st issue with more ways to help readers handle complex, real-life, every-day situations such as understanding credit card offers, balancing checkbooks, and computing restaurant tips. It provides more ways for connecting mathematics with applications in the real world as well as hands-on activities and explorations. It focuses on more and enhanced ways to apply quantitative reasoning skills to make informed decisions in daily lives.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Organizing Information Pictorially Using Charts and Graphs

Chapter 2: Bivariate Data

Chapter 3: Graphs of Functions

Chapter 4: Multiple Variable Functions

Chapter 5: Proportional, Linear, and Piecewise Linear Functions

Chapter 6: Modeling with Linear and Exponential Functions

Chapter 7: Logarithms and Scientific Notation

Chapter 8: Indexes and Ratings

Chapter 9: Personal Finance

Chapter 10: Introduction to Problem Solving

Chapter 11: Decision Making

Chapter 12: Inductive Reasoning

Chapter 13: Deductive Reasoning

Chapter 14: Apportionment

Chapter 15: More on Problem Solving

Chapter 16: Average and Five-Number Summary

Chapter 17: Standard Deviation, z-Score, and Normal Distributions

Chapter 18: Basics of Probability

Chapter 19: Conditional Probability and Tables

Chapter 20: Sampling and Surveys

Chapter 21: More on Decision Making

 



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