Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey 8th edition

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David B. Johnson and Thomas A. Mowry
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Logic
    • 1.1: Deductive versus Inductive Reasoning (26)
    • 1.2: Symbolic Logic (23)
    • 1.3: Truth Tables (25)
    • 1.4: More on Conditionals (20)
    • 1.5: Analyzing Arguments (22)
    • 1.6: Deductive Proof of Validity (17)
    • 1: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 2: Sets and Counting
    • 2.1: Sets and Set Operations (29)
    • 2.2: Applications of Venn Diagrams (24)
    • 2.3: Introduction to Combinatorics (28)
    • 2.4: Permutations and Combinations (32)
    • 2.5: Infinite Sets (11)
    • 2: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 3: Probability
    • 3.1: History of Probability (10)
    • 3.2: Basic Terms of Probability (35)
    • 3.3: Basic Rules of Probability (36)
    • 3.4: Combinatorics and Probability (15)
    • 3.5: Expected Value (23)
    • 3.6: Conditional Probability (29)
    • 3.7: Independence, Medical Tests, and Genetics (19)
    • 3: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 4: Statistics
    • 4.1: Population, Sample, and Data (13)
    • 4.2: Measures of Central Tendency (23)
    • 4.3: Measures of Dispersion (19)
    • 4.4: The Normal Distribution (19)
    • 4.5: Polls and Margin of Error (16)
    • 4.6: Linear Regression (10)
    • 4: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 5: Finance
    • 5.1: Simple Interest (27)
    • 5.2: Compound Interest (34)
    • 5.3: Annuities (23)
    • 5.4: Amortized Loans (24)
    • 5.5: Annual Percentage Rate with a TI's TVM Application (14)
    • 5.6: Payout Annuities (11)
    • 5: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 6: Voting and Apportionment
    • 6.1: Voting Systems (9)
    • 6.2: Methods of Apportionment (15)
    • 6.3: Flaws of Apportionment (4)
    • 6: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 7: Number Systems and Number Theory
    • 7.1: Place Systems (45)
    • 7.2: Addition and Subtraction in Different Bases (16)
    • 7.3: Multiplication and Division in Different Bases (18)
    • 7.4: Prime Numbers and Perfect Numbers (26)
    • 7.5: Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio (12)
    • 7: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 8: Geometry
    • 8.1: Perimeter and Area (28)
    • 8.2: Volume and Surface Area (19)
    • 8.3: Egyptian Geometry (13)
    • 8.4: The Greeks (8)
    • 8.5: Right Triangle Trigonometry (22)
    • 8.6: Linear Perspective (14)
    • 8.7: Conic Sections and Analytic Geometry (14)
    • 8.8: Non-Euclidean Geometry (14)
    • 8.9: Fractal Geometry (10)
    • 8.10: The Perimeter and Area of a Fractal (4)
    • 8: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 9: Graph Theory
    • 9.1: A Walk through Königsberg (17)
    • 9.2: Graphs and Euler Trails (17)
    • 9.3: Hamilton Circuits (24)
    • 9.4: Networks (30)
    • 9.5: Scheduling (19)
    • 9: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 10: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 10.0A: Review of Exponents and Logarithms (28)
    • 10.0B: Review of Properties of Logarithms (32)
    • 10.1: Exponential Growth (21)
    • 10.2: Exponential Decay (17)
    • 10.3: Logarithmic Scales (25)
    • 10: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 11: Markov Chains
    • 11.0A: Review of Matrices (27)
    • 11.0B: Review of Systems of Linear Equations (17)
    • 11.1: Markov Chains and Tree Diagrams (7)
    • 11.2: Markov Chains and Matrices (10)
    • 11.3: Long-Range Predictions with Markov Chains (7)
    • 11.4: Solving Larger Systems of Equations (16)
    • 11.5: More on Markov Chains (9)
    • 11: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 12: Linear Programming
    • 12.0: Review of Linear Inequalities (23)
    • 12.1: The Geometry of Linear Programming (15)
    • 12.2: Introduction to the Simplex Method (11)
    • 12.3: The Simplex Method: Complete Problems (8)
    • 12: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 13: The Concepts and History of Calculus
    • 13.0: Review of Ratios, Parabolas, and Functions (22)
    • 13.1: The Antecedents of Calculus (7)
    • 13.2: Four Problems (14)
    • 13.3: Newton and Tangent Lines (5)
    • 13.4: Newton on Falling Objects and the Derivative (17)
    • 13.5: The Trajectory of a Cannonball (9)
    • 13.6: Newton and Areas (18)
    • 13.7: Conclusion
    • 13: Review Exercises


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Chapter 2: Sets and Counting
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Chapter 3: Probability
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Chapter 4: Statistics
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Chapter 5: Finance
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Chapter 6: Voting and Apportionment
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Chapter 7: Number Systems and Number Theory
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Chapter 8: Geometry
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Chapter 9: Graph Theory
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Chapter 10: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 11: Markov Chains
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Chapter 12: Linear Programming
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Chapter 13: The Concepts and History of Calculus
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