Book 2013

Mathematics in the Real World

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8528-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-8529-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Numbers and Sets

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-31

    Counting

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-44

    Probability

  5. Chapter

    Pages 45-63

    Data: Distributions

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-79

    Sampling: Polls: Experiments

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-97

    Graphs: Traversing Roads

  8. Chapter

    Pages 99-111

    Graphs: Visiting Vertices

  9. Chapter

    Pages 113-131

    More About Graphs

  10. Chapter

    Pages 133-141

    Identification Numbers

  11. Chapter

    Pages 143-156

    Transmitting Data

  12. Chapter

    Pages 157-167

    Cryptography

  13. Chapter

    Pages 169-185

    Voting Systems

  14. Chapter

    Pages 187-203

    More on Voting

  15. Chapter

    Pages 205-214

    The Mathematics of Finance

  16. Chapter

    Pages 215-224

    Investments: Loans

  17. Chapter

    Pages 225-232

    Growth and Decay

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 233-270