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9781319055707

For All Practical Purposes Mathematical Literacy in Today's World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319055707

  • ISBN10:

    1319055702

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-11-24
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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For All Practical Purposes gives you the mathematics tools that will enrich your life beyond the classroom, drawing examples and applications from nature, to science and industry, to economics, finance, and politics.

Table of Contents

Part I MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
Chapter 1 Urban Services
Chapter 2 Business Efficiency
Chapter 3 Planning and Scheduling
Chapter 4 Mathematics in Your Daily Life: Linear Programming
Part II STATISTICS: THE SCIENCE OF DATA
Chapter 5 Exploring Data: Distributions
Chapter 6 Exploring Data: Relationships
Chapter 7 Data for Decisions
Chapter 8 Probability: The Mathematics of Chance
Part III VOTING AND SOCIAL CHOICE
Chapter 9 Social Choice
Chapter 10 Weighted Voting Systems
Chapter 11 From Primaries to Presidency
Part IV FAIRNESS AND GAME THEORY
Chapter 12 Fair Division
Chapter 13 Apportionment
Chapter 14 Game Theory: The Mathematics of Competition
Part V ON SIZE AND GROWTH
Chapter 15 Growth and Form
Chapter 16 Symmetry and Pattern
Chapter 17 Tilings
Part VI YOUR MONEY AND THE WORLD’S RESOURCES
Chapter 18 Money Over Time
Chapter 19 Loan Models
Chapter 20 The Economics of Resources

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