AUTHORS: Smith, Karl J. - ©2013
Intimidated by mathematics? This book will help to ease your anxiety and build your confidence. MATHEMATICS: ITS POWER AND UTILITY, Tenth Edition, combines a unique and simple practical focus on real-world problem solving allowing you to appreciate the beauty and value of math while mastering the basic concepts and skills you will need to apply to your daily life. The first half of the book explores the POWER and historic impact of mathematics, and helps you harness that power by developing an effective approach to problem solving. The second half builds upon this foundation by exploring the UTILITY and application of math concepts to a wide variety of real-life situations: such as money management; handling of credit cards; inflation; purchase of a car or home; the effective use of probability, statistics, and surveys; and many other topics of interest. MATHEMATICS: ITS POWER AND UTILITY, Tenth Edition, assumes a basic working knowledge of arithmetic, making it approachable even if you have no exposure to algebra or little confidence in your current math skills.
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