Viewing Life Mathematically: A Pathway to Quantitative Literacy
by Denley and Hall
Viewing Life Mathematically: A Pathway to Quantitative Literacy by Denley and Hall will provide you with the tools needed to gain practical knowledge and develop problemsolving skills in everyday realworld contexts. We strive to make the applications of mathematics interesting and accessible through a clear, conversational writing style that leads you through the mathematics. Text boxes that emphasize the location of important definitions, theorems, and formulas make the textbook easy to use. Regardless of your chosen discipline, the ability to analyze and interpret data is essential for you to become informed citizens of a complex, technological world.
Formats: Software, Textbook, eBook
Product  ISBN 

Software + eBook  9781941552247 
Software + eBook + Textbook  9781941552254 
Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
 1.1 Thinking Mathematically
 1.2 Problem Solving: Processes and Techniques
 1.3 Estimating and Evaluating

Chapter 2: Set Theory
 2.1 Set Notation
 2.2 Subsets and Venn Diagrams
 2.3 Operations with Sets
 2.4 Applications and Survey Analysis

Chapter 3: Logic
 3.1 Logic Statements and Their Negations
 3.2 Truth Tables
 3.3 Logical Equivalence and De Morgan's Laws
 3.4 Valid Arguments and Fallacies

Chapter 4: Rates, Ratios, Proportions, and Percentages
 4.1 Rates and Unit Rates
 4.2 Ratios
 4.3 Proportions and Percentages
 4.4 Using Percentages

Chapter 5: The Mathematics of Growth
 5.1 The Language of Functions
 5.2 Linear Growth
 5.3 Discovering Quadratics
 5.4 Exponential Growth
 5.5 Logarithmic Growth

Chapter 6: Geometry
 6.1 Everyday Geometry and Applications
 6.2 Circles, Polygons, Perimeter, and Area
 6.3 Volume and Surface Area

Chapter 7: Probability
 7.1 Introduction to Probability
 7.2 Counting Our Way to Probabilities
 7.3 Using Counting Methods to Find Probability
 7.4 Addition and Multiplication Rules of Probability
 7.5 Expected Value

Chapter 8: Statistics
 8.1 Collecting Data
 8.2 Displaying Data
 8.3 Describing and Analyzing Data
 8.4 The Normal Distribution
 8.5 Linear Regression

Chapter 9: Personal Finance
 9.1 Understanding Personal Finance
 9.2 Understanding Interest
 9.3 Saving Money
 9.4 Borrowing Money

Chapter 10: Voting and Apportionment
 10.1 How to Determine a Winner
 10.2 What's Fair?
 10.3 Apportionment
 10.4 Weighted Voting Systems

Chapter 11: The Arts
 11.1 Applications of Geometry to the Arts
 11.2 Tiling and Tessellations
 11.3 Mathematics and Music

Chapter 12: Sports
 12.1 Baseball and Softball
 12.2 Football
 12.3 Basketball
 12.4 Additional Sports: Tennis, Golf, and Track & Field

Chapter 13: Graph Theory
 13.1 Introduction to Graph Theory
 13.2 Trees
 13.3 Matchings
 13.4 Planar Graphs

Chapter 14: Number Theory
 14.1 Prime Numbers
 14.2 Modular Arithmetic
 14.3 Fermat's Little Theorem and Prime Testing
 14.4 Fermat's Little Theorem and PublicKey Encryption

Appendix
 A.1 US Measurements
 A.2 The Metric System: Length and
 A.3 The Metric System: Capacity and Weight
 A.4 US and Metric Equivalents