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ESSENTIALS OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING
Título:
ESSENTIALS OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING
Subtítulo:
Autor:
KRANTZ, S
Editorial:
CRC PRESS
Año de edición:
2017
ISBN:
978-1-138-19770-1
Páginas:
2018
59,50 €

 

Sinopsis

Features
How to think about mathematics

Mathematical Proof

Applying math thinking to Google

Logic

Writing Mathematics

Summary
Essentials of Mathematical Thinking addresses the growing need to better comprehend mathematics today. Increasingly, our world is driven by mathematics in all aspects of life. The book is an excellent introduction to the world of mathematics for students not majoring in mathematical studies.

The author has written this book in an enticing, rich manner that will engage students and introduce new paradigms of thought. Careful readers will develop critical thinking skills which will help them compete in today's world.

The book explains:

What goes behind a Google search algorithm
How to calculate the odds in a lottery
The value of Big Data
How the nefarious Ponzi scheme operates
Instructors will treasure the book for its ability to make the field of mathematics more accessible and alluring with relevant topics and helpful graphics. The author also encourages readers to see the beauty of mathematics and how it relates to their lives in meaningful ways.



Table of Contents
First Thoughts. Diverse Mathematical Thoughts. Strategy. Focus. Science. Counting. Games. Geometry. Practical Matters. Breaking the Code. Discrete Problems. Advanced Ideas. Concluding Remarks