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Genre/Form: | Problems and exercises Problems, exercises, etc |
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Document Type: | Book |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Ethan D Bolker; Maura B Mast |

ISBN: | 9781939512109 1939512107 |

OCLC Number: | 949219319 |

Description: | xx, 308 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm |

Contents: | Calculating on the Back of an Envelope -- Units and Unit Conversions -- Percentages, Sales Tax and Discounts -- Inflation -- Average Values -- Income Distribution -- Excel, Charts, and Statistics -- Electricity Bills and Income Taxes -- Linear Functions -- Climate Change -- Linear Models -- Compound Interest -- Exponential Growth -- Borrowing and Saving -- Probability -- Counting, Betting, Insurance -- Break the Bank -- Independent Events -- How Good Is That Test?. |

Responsibility: | Ethan D. Bolker, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Maura B. Mast, Fordham University. |

### Abstract:

This book shows students how to deal with everyday issues, such as credit card debt, using common sense and some mathematics.
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