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Mathematics in Life, Society, & the World (2nd Edition) (1997)

by Harold Burton Parks

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1) To: Susan, Katie, Paul, and David. -- HRP -- 2) To: Irene, my wonderful wife of 38 years; Greg, my great son and his wonderful daughter, Maranda, better known as BB (Bright and Beautiful) and Marge, my mother, the best one could hope for; G.L., my father who passed away before I could thank him enough. -- GLM -- 3) To: My children Taber, Maya, and Sarah. -- RMB -- 4) To: Jane, my wife and the best partner I could hope to have; our sons Lance, Brooke, and Sean; and the students and colleagues who have enriched my life. -- WAS --
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This contemporary approach to liberal arts math breaks away from traditional instruction and moves towards a more “modern” course that stresses rich ideas, little review, and more visualization. This readerfriendly book offers an accessible writing style and mathematical integrity. Its unique three-part organization (Life, Society, the World) presents readers with sound, relevant mathematics, leaving them with the (correct) impression that math is useful and affects their lives in many positive ways. Mathematical Structures and Methods. Descriptive Statistics. Collecting and Interpreting Data. Inferential Statistics. Probability. Consumer Mathematics. Management Mathematics. Critical Thinking, Logical Reasoning, and Problem Solving. Geometry. Growth and Scaling. For anyone who needs to learn or review basic math concepts and practical applications.

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