Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey

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Authors : David B. Johnson; Thomas A. Mowry

9781305104174

1024 Pages  Hardcover 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2007, 2007

©2016, Published

$150.00

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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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