Quantitative Literacy - Thinking Between the Lines 2nd edition

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Bruce C. Crauder, Benny Evans, Jerry A. Johnson, Alan V. Noell
Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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  • Chapter 1: Critical Thinking
    • 1.1: Public policy and Simpson's paradox: Is "average" always average? (31)
    • 1.2: Logic and informal fallacies: Does that argument hold water? (67)
    • 1.3: Formal logic and truth tables: Do computers think? (109)
    • 1.4: Sets and Venn diagrams: Pictorial logic (52)
    • 1.5: Critical thinking and number sense: What do these figures mean? (37)
    • 1: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 2: Analysis of Growth
    • 2.1: Measurements of growth: How fast is it changing? (69)
    • 2.2: Graphs: Picturing growth (34)
    • 2.3: Misleading graphs: Should I believe my eyes? (41)
    • 2: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 3: Linear and Exponential Change: Comparing Growth Rates
    • 3.1: Lines and linear growth: What does a constant rate mean? (78)
    • 3.2: Exponential growth and decay: Constant percentage rates (67)
    • 3.3: Logarithmic phenomena: Compressed scales (52)
    • 3.4: Quadratics and parabolas (51)
    • 3: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 4: Personal Finance
    • 4.1: Saving money: The power of compounding (51)
    • 4.2: Borrowing: How much car can you afford? (47)
    • 4.3: Saving for the long term: Build that nest egg (31)
    • 4.4: Credit cards: Paying off consumer debt (41)
    • 4.5: Inflation, taxes, and stocks: Managing your money (52)
    • 4: Chapter Quiz (1)

  • Chapter 5: Introduction to Probability
    • 5.1: Calculating probabilities: How likely is it? (73)
    • 5.2: Medical testing and conditional probability: Ill or not? (59)
    • 5.3: Counting and theoretical probabilities: How many? (73)
    • 5.4: More ways of counting: Permuting and combining (55)
    • 5.5: Expected value and the law of large numbers: Don't bet on it (46)
    • 5: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 6: Statistics
    • 6.1: Data summary and presentation: Boiling down the numbers (39)
    • 6.2: The normal distribution: Why the bell curve? (57)
    • 6.3: The statistics of polling: Can we believe the polls? (48)
    • 6.4: Statistical inference and clinical trials: Effective drugs? (52)
    • 6: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 7: Graph Theory
    • 7.1: Modeling with graphs and finding Euler circuits (49)
    • 7.2: Hamilton circuits and traveling salesmen: Efficient routes (56)
    • 7.3: Trees: Viral e-mails and spell checkers (50)
    • 7: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 8: Voting and Social Choice
    • 8.1: Measuring voting power: Does my vote count? (60)
    • 8.2: Voting systems: How do we choose a winner? (74)
    • 8.3: Fair division: What is a fair share? (42)
    • 8.4: Apportionment: Am I represented? (48)
    • 8: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 9: Geometry
    • 9.1: Perimeter, area, and volume: How do I measure? (81)
    • 9.2: Proportionality and similarity: Changing the scale (66)
    • 9.3: Symmetries and tilings: Form and patterns (27)
    • 9: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter A: Appendixes
    • A.1: Unit Conversion (23)
    • A.2: Exponents and Scientific Notation
    • A.3: Calculators, Parentheses, and Rounding
    • A.4: Basic Math
    • A.5: Problem Solving


Quantitative Literacy: Thinking Between the Lines, second edition, by Bruce C. Crauder, Benny Evans, Jerry A. Johnson, and Alan V. Noell, shows students that learning math in real-world contexts not only makes it easier to get better grades, but prepares them for decisions they'll face about money, voting and politics, health issues, and much more. The authors draw on a wide range of examples to give students basic mathematical tools with coverage that neatly balances discussions of ideas with computational practice. The WebAssign component for this text will include question-level links to the eBook, a Course Pack with ready-to-use assignments, and a variety of textbook resources.

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Chapter A: Appendixes
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Chapter 1: Critical Thinking
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Chapter 2: Analysis of Growth
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Chapter 3: Linear and Exponential Change: Comparing Growth Rates
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Chapter 4: Personal Finance
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Chapter 5: Introduction to Probability
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Chapter 6: Statistics
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Chapter 7: Graph Theory
7.1 49 TB.001 TB.002 TB.003 TB.004 TB.005 TB.006 TB.007 TB.008 TB.009 TB.010 TB.011 TB.012 TB.013 TB.014 TB.015 TB.016 TB.017 TB.018 TB.019 TB.020 TB.021 TB.022 TB.023 TB.024 TB.025 TB.026 001 002 003 004 005 006 009 010 011 012 014 016 018 020 022 024 026 028 029 030 031 032 034 035 037 038
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Chapter 8: Voting and Social Choice
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Chapter 9: Geometry
9.1 81 TB.001 TB.002 TB.003 TB.004 TB.005 TB.006 TB.007 TB.008 TB.009 TB.010 TB.011 TB.012 TB.013 TB.014 TB.015 TB.016 TB.017 TB.018 TB.019 TB.020 TB.021 TB.022 TB.023 TB.024 TB.025 TB.026 TB.027 TB.028 TB.029 TB.030 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 032 033 035 036 037 038 039 041 042 043 044 045 047 048 052 053 054 055 056 057 058 059 060 061 062
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