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Real-life math : everyday use of mathematical concepts

Author: Evan Glazer; John W McConnell
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
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Provides insights into the many connections between mathematics applications and the real world. Math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments, such as the workplace, nature, science, sports, and even parking.
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Glazer, Evan, 1971-
Real-life math.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001058635
(OCoLC)48559149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Glazer; John W McConnell
ISBN: 9781429475563 1429475560 9780313076619 0313076618 9780313319983 0313319987
OCLC Number: 162162561
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 165 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Angle --
Asymptote --
Cartesian Coordinates --
Circles --
Circumference --
Complex Numbers --
Conic Sections --
Counting --
Derivative --
Equations --
Expected Value --
Exponential Decay --
Exponential Growth --
Fibonacci Sequence --
Imaginary Numbers --
Integration --
Inverse (Multiplicative) --
Inverse Function --
Inverse Square Function --
Linear Functions --
Logarithms --
Logistic Functions --
Matrices --
Perimeter --
Periodic Functions --
Plane --
Polar Coordinates --
Polynomial Functions --
Probability --
Proportions --
Pythagorean Theorem --
Quadratic Functions --
Quadrilaterals --
Rates --
Ratio --
Reflections --
Rotations --
Sequences --
Series --
Similarity --
Slope --
Square Roots --
Standard Deviation --
Step Functions --
Surface Area --
Symbolic Logic --
Symmetry --
Tangent --
Translations --
Triangle Trigonometry --
Variation --
Vectors --
Volume.
Responsibility: Evan M. Glazer and John W. McConnell.

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