Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Mixed media product
Students See How Far a Little Math Can Take Them in Their Daily LivesMathematics for the Liberal Arts teaches everyday mathematics topics to non-math majors at the undergraduate level.
Through numerous examples and more than 600 exercises, students learn how to use math seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from conversion factors, statistics, visualization, money, and risk to games, art, music, and humor. The text develops a logical, real-world approach to data and reasoning, showing students how to:Think both analytically and visually about dataUse graphics to make a point Make sound monetary and nonmonetary decisionsEvaluate risk taking Strategize to win at games Appreciate more fully art, music, and humor Going beyond mere numerics and calculations, this textbook helps students become life-long learners exceeding the confines of a course.
They will find that with a little more math, their daily lives will be more productive, understandable, and creative. Web ResourceThe author's website provides a number of additional examples, including musical ones.
It also offers one-of-a-kind software programs for the art and music material in the book.
- Format: Mixed media product
- Pages: 440 pages, 20 Tables, black and white; 143 Illustrations, color
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 04/12/2014
- Category: Mathematical foundations
- ISBN: 9781466593367