Mathematics: Its Power and Utility

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Author : Karl Smith

9781111577421

656 Pages  Hardcover 

10th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2006

©2013, Published

$150.00

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MATHEMATICS: ITS POWER AND UTILITY, Tenth Edition, combines a unique and practical focus on real-world problem solving allowing even the least-interested or worst-prepared student to appreciate the beauty and value of math while mastering basic concepts and skills they will apply to their daily live... more

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The first half of the book, "The Power of Math," develops some ideas in arithmetic, algebra, and geometry. The second half of the book, "The Utility of Math," develops the ideas around mathematics that students will use outside of the classroom.

Each chapter opener helps students anticipate upcomin... more

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The "Power/Utility of Math" section openers (formerly called "In This World: The Power/Utility of Math") have been rewritten. These introductory boxes are designed to engage students by encouraging them to think about how the material in the section relates to their life.

The "Problem of the Day" f... more

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