Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Student

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Student

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For undergraduate courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics.This text communicates the spirit of mathematics by means of simple ideas and problems, emphasizing exploration rather than drill. Its accessible approach encourages appreciation of mathematics and is ideal for students with weak backgrounds, yet is interesting enough to involve any student.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 386 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 975.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130145475
  • 9780130145475

Table of contents

1. Counting. 2. Probability. 3. Statistics. 4. Geometry. 5. Logic. 6. Exponential Growth. 7. An Average Chapter. 8. What Are Natural Numbers Made Of? 9. Changing Bases. 10. Clock Arithmetic. 11. Secret Writing. 12. Infinite Sets. 13. Number Theory Selections. Appendix A: Mathematics Encounters. Appendix B: Notation and Arithmetic. Index.show more