Thinking Mathematically, Instructor'S Edition, 4Th
- Publish Date: 2008-05-23
- Binding: Hardcover
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The ability to think mathematically and reason with quantitative issues should help your students so that they can: Use logic to evaluate the arguments of others and become more effective advocates for their own beliefs. Use basic ideas about savings, loans, and investments to achieve their financial goals. Use geometry to study the shape of the world, enhancing their appreciation of nature's patterns and beauty. Understand the relationship between cutting-edge technology and ancient systems of numeration. Put the numbers they encounter in the news, ranging from the national debt to the cost for federal social programs, into perspective. Understand the mathematical paradoxes of voting in a democracy, increasing their ability to function as more fully aware citizens. Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of statistics and how these numbers are used to make decisions. Use mathematical models to gain insights into a variety of issues, from concerns about Social Security to the positive benefits that humor and laughter can have on our lives. Order and arrange their world by using sets to sort and classify information. Use graph theory to examine how mathematics solves problems in the business world.
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