Thinking Mathematically (7th Ed)(gnv64)
Thinking Mathematically (7th Ed)
by Robert F. Blitzer
Pearson | January 2018 | ISBN-10: 0134683714 | PDF | 1056 pages | 113 mb
For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics.
Show students their world is profoundly mathematical, meaningful, and fun
Students often struggle to find the relevance of math in their everyday lives. In Thinking Mathematically, 7th Edition, Bob Blitzer's distinctive and relatable voice engages students in the world of math through compelling, real-world applications - student-loan debt, time breakdown for an average NFL broadcast, and many more.
Understanding that most students in this course are not math majors (and are unlikely to take another math class), Blitzer uses current data compiled from hundreds of books, magazines, and online sources to show students how truly meaningful and fun math can be.
About the Author
Bob Blitzer is a native of Manhattan and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in mathematics and psychology (minor: English literature) from the City College of New York. His unusual combination of academic interests led him toward a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Miami and a doctorate in behavioral sciences from Nova University.
About the Author vi
Resources for Success ix
To the Student xi
Index of Applications xv
1 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking 1
2 Set Theory 49
3 Logic 117
4 Number Representation and Calculation 215
5 Number Theory and the Real Number System 251
6 Algebra: Equations and Inequalities 343
7 Algebra: Graphs, Functions, and Linear Systems 411
8 Personal Finance 493
9 Measurement 581
10 Geometry 615
11 Counting Methods and Probability Theory 693
12 Statistics 771
13 Voting and Apportionment 845
14 Graph Theory 897
Answers to Selected Exercises AA1
Subject Index I1