eBook Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society: Mathematics & the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429837578
  • ISBN-13: 9781429837576
  • DDC: 510.9
  • 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: Accounting.
2: Advertising.
3: Africa, Central.
4: Africa, Eastern.
5: Africa, Northern.
6: Africa, Southern.
7: Africa, Western.
8: America, Caribbean.
9: America, Central.
10: America, North.
11: America, South.
12: Arabic and Islamic Mathematics.
13: Asia, Central and Northern (Russia).
14: Asia, Eastern.
15: Asia, Southeastern.
16: Asia, Southern.
17: Asia, Western.
18: Atomic Bomb (Manhattan Project).
19: Babylonian Mathematics.
20: Bankruptcy, Business.
21: Bankruptcy, Personal.
22: Bar Codes.
23: Budgeting.
24: Census.
25: Chinese Mathematics.
26: Civil War, U.S..
27: Cold War.
28: Comparison Shopping.
29: Coupons and Rebates.
30: Credit Cards.
31: Currency Exchange.
32: Data Mining.
33: Egyptian Mathematics.
34: Elections.
35: Europe, Eastern.
36: Europe, Northern.
37: Europe, Southern.
38: Europe, Western.
39: Gerrymandering.
40: Greek Mathematics.
41: Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
42: Home Buying.
43: Incan and Mayan Mathematics.
44: Income Tax.
45: Industrial Revolution.
46: Infantry (Aerial and Ground Movements).
47: Insurance.
48: Intelligence and Counterintelligence.
49: Inventory Models.
50: Loans.
51: Market Research.
52: Mathematics: Discovery or Invention.
53: Middle Ages.
54: Military Draft.
55: Missiles.
56: Mutual Funds.
57: National Debt.
58: Native American Mathematics.
59: Oceania, Australia and New Zealand.
60: Oceania, Pacific Islands.
61: Payroll.
62: Pearl Harbor, Attack on.
63: Pensions, IRAs, and Social Security.
64: Predicting Attacks.
65: Predicting Preferences.
66: Prehistory.
67: Quality Control.
68: Renaissance.
69: Revolutionary War, U.S..
70: Roman Mathematics.
71: Sales Tax and Shipping Fees.
72: Scheduling.
73: Stock Market Indices.
74: Strategy and Tactics.
75: Unemployment, Estimating.
76: Vedic Mathematics.
77: Vietnam War.
78: Voting Methods.
79: World War I.
80: World War II.
Resource Guide.
Index.