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Excursions in Modern Mathematics (7th Edition)
Excursions in Modern Mathematics (7th Edition) - ISBN 9780321568038 shows that math is more than a set of theories. Author Peter Tannenbaum engages students to not only understand the logic of quantity and arrangement but also to appreciate it and be able to apply it in everyday life. This book is already on its 7th edition and has been greatly improved;...
Excursions in Modern Mathematics (7th Edition) - ISBN 9780321568038 shows that math is more than a set of theories. Author Peter Tannenbaum engages students to not only understand the logic of quantity and arrangement but also to appreciate it and be able to apply it in everyday life. This book is already on its 7th edition and has been greatly improved; it now comes with a supplement package plus a new chapter for advanced accounting majors. Some of the topics covered in Excursions in Modern Mathematics (7th Edition) include the mathematics of voting, weighted voting systems, the mathematics of sharing, the mathematics of appointment, Euler circuits, and the traveling-salesman problem. Tannenbaum also explained the mathematics of networks, the mathematics of scheduling, spiral growth in nature, financial mathematics, and symmetry. Other topics covered include fractal geometry, collecting data, graphing and summarizing data, measuring uncertainty and odds, and normal distribution. Both teachers and students will find this book a good reference because of its engaging writing style and superior pedagogical features. Each chapter features guides and questions for self-study. For those who want to practice what they have learned on their own, there is an online supplement that provides more examples and questions. Some of the features of this edition include a financial math chapter, problem sets, biographical profiles, and papers and projects that can be used for group and class discussions. Teachers and instructors will find the video lectures (provided in a separate CD) extremely useful. There is also an insider's guide that offers classroom resources, teaching tips, and advice.
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