eBook Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society: Mathematical Development& Concepts, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429837551
  • ISBN-13: 9781429837552
  • DDC: 510.3
  • 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: Addition and Subtraction.
2: Axiomatic Systems.
3: Binomial Theorem.
4: Conic Sections.
5: Coordinate Geometry.
6: Cubes and Cube Roots.
7: Curves.
8: Equations, Polar.
9: Exponentials and Logarithms.
10: Function Rate of Change.
11: Functions.
12: Graphs.
13: Infinity.
14: Limits and Continuity.
15: Linear Concepts.
16: Mathematical Certainty.
17: Mathematical Modeling.
18: Mathematician Defined.
19: Mathematics, Applied.
20: Mathematics, Defined.
21: Mathematics, Elegant.
22: Mathematics, Theoretical.
23: Mathematics, Utility of.
24: Matrices.
25: Measurement, Systems of.
26: Measurements, Area.
27: Measurements, Length.
28: Measurements, Volume.
29: Measures of Center.
30: Measuring Time.
31: Multiplication and Division.
32: Normal Distribution.
33: Number and Operations.
34: Number Theory.
35: Numbers, Complex.
36: Numbers, Rational and Irrational.
37: Numbers, Real.
38: Parallel Postulate.
39: Perimeter and Circumference.
40: Permutations and Combinations.
41: Pi.
42: Polygons.
43: Polyhedra.
44: Polynomials.
45: Probability.
46: Proof.
47: Pythagorean Theorem.
48: Randomness.
49: Sample Surveys.
50: Scatterplots.
51: Sequences and Series.
52: Similarity.
53: Squares and Square Roots.
54: Surfaces.
55: Trigonometry.
56: Units of Area.
57: Units of Length.
58: Units of Mass.
59: Units of Volume.
60: Vectors.
61: Zero.
Resource Guide.
Index.