eBook Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society: Space, Science and the Environment, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429837594
  • ISBN-13: 9781429837590
  • DDC: 510
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Each title in The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society Singles presents 60-70 articles showing the math behind our daily lives, explaining to students how and why math works, and allowing readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day. This outstanding reference is appropriate for both high school and undergraduate programs, making the content readily accessible to public library patrons as well.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
1: Accident Reconstruction.
2: Animals.
3: Astronomy.
4: Bees.
5: Black Holes.
6: Brain.
7: Carbon Dating.
8: Carbon Footprint.
9: Caves and Caverns.
10: Chemotherapy.
11: Climate Change.
12: Clouds.
13: Coral Reefs.
14: Crystallography.
15: Deforestation.
16: Diagnostic Testing.
17: Disease Survival Rates.
18: Doppler Radar.
19: Earthquakes.
20: Elementary Particles.
21: Elevation.
22: Energy.
23: Extinction.
24: Farming.
25: Fertility.
26: Fingerprints.
27: Firearms.
28: Floods.
29: Forest Fires.
30: Game Theory.
31: Genetics.
32: Geometry of the Universe.
33: Geothermal Energy.
34: Gravity.
35: Green Mathematics.
36: Growth Charts.
37: Hurricanes and Tornadoes.
38: Infectious Diseases, Tracking.
39: Intelligence Quotients.
40: Interplanetary Travel.
41: Joints.
42: LD50/Median Lethal Dose.
43: Life Expectancy.
44: Light.
45: Lightning.
46: Maps.
47: Molecular Structure.
48: Moon.
49: Nanotechnology.
50: Nervous System.
51: Nutrition.
52: Pacemakers.
53: Planetary Orbits.
54: Plate Tectonics.
55: Predator—Prey Models.
56: Pregnancy.
57: Psychological Testing.
58: Radiation.
59: Recycling.
60: Relativity.
61: Satellites.
62: Solar Panels.
63: Stethoscopes.
64: Sunspots.
65: Synchrony and Spontaneous Order.
66: Telescopes.
67: Temperature.
68: Tides and Waves.
69: Transplantation.
70: Ultrasound.
71: Universal Constants.
72: Viruses.
73: Vision Correction.
74: Volcanoes.
75: Water Quality.
76: Weather Forecasting.
77: Weather Scales.
78: Weightless Flight.
79: Wind and Wind Power.
Resource Guide.
Index.