Mathematical Excursions

Mathematical Excursions

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MATHEMATICAL EXCURSIONS, Third Edition, teaches students that mathematics is a system of knowing and understanding our surroundings. For example, sending information across the Internet is better understood when one understands prime numbers; the perils of radioactive waste take on new meaning when one understands exponential functions; and the efficiency of the flow of traffic through an intersection is more interesting after seeing the system of traffic lights represented in a mathematical form. Students will learn those facets of mathematics that strengthen their quantitative understanding and expand the way they know, perceive, and comprehend their world. We hope you enjoy the journey. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.In Exercises 1 to 4, calculate the finance charge for a credit card that has the given average daily balance and inter- est rate. 1. Average ... A purchase of $255 was made on May 17, and a payment of $150 was made on May 20. The interest onanbsp;...

Title:Mathematical Excursions
Author:Richard Aufmann, Joanne Lockwood, Richard Nation, Daniel K. Clegg
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01


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