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Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

1st Edition

By Jason I. Brown

Chapman and Hall/CRC

440 pages

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Description

Students See How Far a Little Math Can Take Them in Their Daily LivesMathematics for the Liberal Arts teaches everyday mathematics topics to non-math majors at the undergraduate level. Through numerous examples and more than 600 exercises, students learn how to use math seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from conversion factors, statistics

Table of Contents

THE MATH IN YOUR LIFE: Health, Safety, and Mathematics. Making Sense of Your World with Statistics. Visualizing with Mathematics. Money and Risk. THE LIFE IN YOUR MATH: Deciding to Make the Best Decisions. Art Imitating Math. The Mathematics of Sound (and the Sound of Mathematics). Late Night Mathematics- Humor and Philosophy. Bibliography. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games