Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey

Authors : David B. Johnson; Thomas A. Mowry

9781305104174

1024 Pages Hardcover

8th Edition | Previous Editions: 2012

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MATHEMATICS: A PRACTICAL ODYSSEY, 8th Edition demonstrates mathematics' usefulness and relevance to students' daily lives through topics such as calculating interest and understanding voting systems. Well known for its clear writing and unique variety of topics, the text emphasizes problem-solving s... more

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Meaningful: The variety of applications-oriented examples and exercises connect the material to the real world. The "Topic X. . .in the Real World" features incorporate specific chapter material into a real-world context, reinforcing the book's practical emphasis..

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Chapter 1, "Logic," includes a new section on deductive proof of validity. In this section, elementary valid argument forms and common rules of replacement are developed; formal proofs of validity are then constructed by applying the basic rules of inference. The four standard form categorical propo... more

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