# MATH for Liberal Arts 1st edition

Karl Smith
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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• Chapter 1: The Nature of Numeration Systems
• 1.1: Math Anxiety
• 1.2: What's the Problem?
• 1.3: Early Numeration Systems (7)
• 1.4: Hindu-Arabic Numeration Systems (8)
• 1.5: Different Numeration Systems (7)
• 1.6: Binary Numeration Systems (6)
• 1.7: History of Calculating Devices (8)

• Chapter 2: The Nature of Numbers
• 2.1: It's Natural (7)
• 2.2: Prime Numbers (7)
• 2.3: Numbers - Up and Down (8)
• 2.4: It's a Long Way from Zero to One (5)
• 2.5: It's Irrational (4)
• 2.6: Be Real (8)
• 2.7: Mathematical Modeling

• Chapter 3: The Nature of Algebra
• 3.1: Polynomials (6)
• 3.2: Factoring (8)
• 3.3: Evaluation (4)
• 3.4: Equations (8)
• 3.5: Inequalities (7)
• 3.6: Problem Solving (5)
• 3.7: Ratios and Proportions (4)
• 3.8: Percents (5)
• 3.9: Modeling Uncategorized Problems (7)

• Chapter 4: The Nature of Geometry
• 4.1: Geometry (7)
• 4.2: Polygons and Angles (7)
• 4.3: Triangles (8)
• 4.4: Mathematics, Art, and Non-Euclidean Geometries (5)
• 4.5: Perimeter and Area (10)
• 4.6: Surface Area, Volume, and Capacity (7)

• Chapter 5: The Nature of Networks
• 5.1: Euler Circuits and Hamiltonian Cycles (9)
• 5.2: Trees and Minimum Spanning Trees (16)
• 5.3: Topology and Fractals (9)

• Chapter 6: The Nature of Growth
• 6.1: Exponential Equations (7)
• 6.2: Logarithmic Equations (7)
• 6.3: Applications of Growth and Decay (5)

• Chapter 7: The Nature of Money
• 7.1: It's Simple (7)
• 7.2: Closed-End Credit - Installment Loans (9)
• 7.3: Open-End Credit - Credit Cards (7)
• 7.4: Compound Interest (10)
• 7.5: Buying a Home (10)

• Chapter 8: The Nature of Sets and Logic
• 8.1: Introduction to Sets (10)
• 8.2: Set Relationships (8)
• 8.3: Operations with Sets (9)
• 8.4: Venn Diagrams (8)
• 8.5: Survey Problems Using Sets (8)
• 8.6: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (6)

• Chapter 9: The Nature of Counting
• 9.1: Permutations (7)
• 9.2: Combinations (7)
• 9.3: Counting Without Counting (5)
• 9.4: Rubik's Cube and Instant Insanity (6)

• Chapter 10: The Nature of Chance
• 10.1: It's Not Certain (10)
• 10.2: Probability Models (8)
• 10.3: Odds and Conditional Probability (8)
• 10.4: Mathematical Expectation (6)
• 10.5: Frequency Distributions and Graphs (7)
• 10.6: Descriptive Statistics (6)
• 10.7: It's Normal (5)

• Chapter 11: The Nature of Graphs - The Marriage of Algebra and Geometry
• 11.1: Cartesian Coordinate System (13)
• 11.2: Functions (8)
• 11.3: Lines (13)
• 11.4: Systems and Inequalities (7)
• 11.5: Graphing Curves (9)

• Chapter 12: The Nature of Voting and Apportionment
• 12.1: Voting (5)
• 12.2: Voting Dilemmas (7)
• 12.3: Apportionment (7)

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Chapter 12: The Nature of Voting and Apportionment
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