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Quantitative reasoning : tools for today's informed citizen

Author: Alicia Norma Sevilla; Kay Somers
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Key College Pub., ©2007.
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Sevilla, Alicia Norma, 1948-
Quantitative reasoning.
Emeryville, CA : Key College Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)894799132
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Norma Sevilla; Kay Somers
ISBN: 1931914907 9781931914901 9780470412329 0470412321
OCLC Number: 69680146
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 626 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Annotated Contents vii Activities Contents xiv Preface svi To the Students xxii To the Instructor xxiv Acknowledgements xxvi Section I: Numerical Reasoning Topic 1: Organizing Information Pictorially Using Charts and Graphs 3 Topic 2: Bivariate Data 29 Topic 3: Graphs of Functions 45 Topic 4: Multiple Variable Functions 69 Topic 5: Proportional, Linear, and Piecewise Linear Functions 85 Topic 6: Modeling with Linear and Exponential Functions 103 Topic 7: Logarithms and Scientific Notation 119 Topic 8: Indexes and Ratings 133 Topic 9: Personal Finances 151 Topic 10: Introduction to Problem Solving 169 Section II: Logical Reasoning Topic 11: Decision Making 185 Topic 12: Inductive Reasoning 201 Topic 13: Deductive Reasoning 215 Topic 14: Apportionment 239 Topic 15: More on Problem Solving 255 Section III: Statistical Reasoning Topic 16: Averages and Five-Number Summary 265 Topic 17: Standard Deviation, z-Score, and Normal Distributions 287 Topic 18: Basics of Probability 309 Topic 19: Conditional Probability and Tables 325 Topic 20: Sampling and Surveys 343 Topic 21: More on Decision Making 363 Activities Excel Activities 377 Graphing Calculator Activities on the Student CD Excel Commands by Activities Index Resources on the Student CD Excel Data Bank to Accompany Excel Activities Selected Answers to Explorations Graphing Calculator Activities Graphing Calculator Commands by Activity
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