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Mathematics for liberal arts students.

by Gloria Olive

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 253-254.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA39.2 .O43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5478848M
    LC Control Number73190671

    Gloria Olive Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Students The Macmillian Company New York, Preface. This book is designed for a wide variety of college and university students, including those who have never had a course in high school mathematics.   Mathematics for the Liberal Arts is a first-rate text. It invites students into the world of mathematics with well-chosen (and well-told) vignettes which appear at the start of each chapter. It invites students into the world of mathematics with well-chosen (and well .

    This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level quantitative literacy topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent, allowing the instructor to choose a selection of topics to be covered. Welcome to Math Liberal Arts Mathematics! My name is Jeremy Goodman, and I will be your instructor for this course. This 5-week Distance Education course. Lectures will be live through Zoom, and students are expected to attend lecture regularly.

    Department of Mathematics Book List - Fall Almost all of texts are available at both the University Bookstore in the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) and Iowa Book & Supply. However, if the course material is to be accessed online directly (without buying an access card), then the bookstores may not list them. Mathematics for Liberal Arts I is the first of two courses offered at FAU aimed at the liberal arts major. Students passing both courses of Mathematics for Liberal Arts will have satisfied the mathematics part of the Gordon rule, which requires students to complete successfully, with grades of "C" or higher, 6 credits hours of mathematics.


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