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Author Lippman, David.

Title Math in Society / David Lippman
Published Minneapolis Open Textbook Library
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Description 1 online resource
Series Open textbook library
Open Textbook Library
Contents Chapter 1: Problem Solving -- Chapter 2:Voting Theory -- Chapter 3:Weighted Voting -- Chapter 4:Apportionment -- Chapter 5:Fair Division -- Chapter 6:Graph Theory -- Chapter 7:Scheduling -- Chapter 8:Growth Models -- Chapter 9:Finance -- Chapter 10:Statistics -- Chapter 12:Describing Data -- Chapter 13:Probability -- Chapter 14:Sets -- Chapter 15:Historical Counting Systems -- Chapter 16:Fractals -- Chapter 17:Cryptography
Summary Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent, allowing the instructor to choose a selection of topics to be covered. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics. Core material for each topic is covered in the main text, with additional depth available through exploration exercises appropriate for in-class, group, or individual investigation. This book is appropriate for Math 107 (Washington State Community Colleges common course number)
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Mathematics -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Lippman, David, author
Open Textbook Library, distributor