Real-Life Math: Everyday Use of Mathematical Concepts, 1st Edition

  • Evan M. Glazer
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  • ISBN-10: 0313076618
  • ISBN-13: 9780313076619
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 165 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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Overview

This book provides many insights into the many connections between mathematics applications and the real world. Nearly 50 math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments, such as the workplace, nature, science, sports, and even parking.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
Angle.
Asymptote.
Cartesian Coordinates.
Circles.
Complex Numbers.
Conic Sections.
Counting.
Equations.
Expected Value.
Exponential Decay.
Exponential Growth.
Fibonacci Sequence.
Integration.
Inverse (Multiplicative).
Inverse Function.
Inverse Square Function.
Linear Functions.
Logarithms.
Logistic Functions.
Matrices.
Perimeter.
Periodic Functions.
Plane.
Polar Coordinates.
Polynomial Functions.
Probability.
Proportions.
Pythagorean Theorem.
Quadratic Functions.
Quadrilaterals.
Rates.
Ratio.
Reflections.
Rotations.
Sequences.
Series.
Similarity.
Square Roots.
Standard Deviation.
Step Functions.
Surface Area.
Symbolic Logic.
Symmetry.
Tangent.
Translations.
Triangle Trigonometry.
Variation.
Vectors.
Volume.
Bibliography.
About the Authors.