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Real-life math

Author: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, ©2006.
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"This set helps students better-understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Everyday tasks -- such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement -- are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy." -- from the publisher.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
ISBN: 0787694223 9780787694227 0787694231 9780787694234 078769424X 9780787694241
OCLC Number: 60348909
Description: 2 volumes (xxii, 631 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: K. Lee Lerner & Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors.
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"This set helps students better-understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Everyday tasks -- such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement -- are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy." -- from the publisher.

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RUSA calls Ral Life Math a "Truly exceptional book"

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"... truly exceptional book...  I have never seen the relevance of Mathematics explained this well. ... a great pleasure."  RUSQ Fall 2006

The section “Music and Mathematics” is a marvel of interest and clarity that bothers to explain why music and mathematics are so closely...
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