Mathematics: A Human Endeavor

Mathematics: A Human Endeavor

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For instructors of liberal arts mathematics classes who focus on problem-solving, Harold Jacobs's remarkable textbook has long been the answer, helping teachers connect with of math-anxious students. Drawing on over thirty years of classroom experience, Jacobs shows students how to make observations, discover relationships, and solve problems in the context of ordinary experience.This book includes: Mathematical Ways of Thinking; Number Sequences; Functions and Their Graphs; Large Numbers and Logarithms; Symmetry and Regular Figures; Mathematical Curves; Methods of Counting; The Mathematics of Chance; An ...

Title:Mathematics: A Human Endeavor
Author:Harold R. Jacobs
Publisher:Macmillan - 1994-01-15


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