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For All Practical Purposes

Mathematical Literacy in Today's World

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-2473-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-2473-0; Format: Cloth Text, 1104 pages

Part I MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

1. Urban Services

2. Business Efficiency

3. Planning and Scheduling

4. Linear Programming and the Transportation Problem


Part II STATISTICS: THE SCIENCE OF DATA

5. Exploring Data: Distributions

6. Exploring Data: Relationships

7. Data for Decisions

8. Probability: The Mathematics of Chance


Part III VOTING AND SOCIAL CHOICE

9. Social Choice: The Impossible Dream

10. The Manipulability of Voting Systems

11. Weighted Voting Systems

12. Electing the President


Part IV FAIRNESS AND GAME THEORY

13. Fair Division

14. Apportionment

15. Game Theory: The Mathematics of Competition


Part V THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION

16. Identification Numbers

17. Encoding Information


Part VI ON SIZE AND GROWTH

18. Growth and Form

19. Symmetry and Patterns

20. Tilings


Part VII YOUR MONEY AND RESOURCES

21. Savings Models

22. Borrowing Models

23. The Economics of Resources

  • Problem Solving
  • Sets
  • Logic
  • Geometry
  • Counting and Probability
  • Numeration Systems
  • Personal Finance