Math in Society

Math in Society

Math in Society: A survey of mathematics for the liberal arts major, by David Lippman, is a free, open textbook.

Description

This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent, allowing the instructor to choose a selection of topics to be covered. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics.

Table of Contents

  • Problem Solving
  • Voting Theory
  • Weighted Voting
  • Apportionment
  • Fair Division
  • Graph Theory
  • Scheduling
  • Growth Models .
  • Finance .
  • Statistics
  • Describing Data .
  • Probability
  • Sets .
  • Historical Counting Systems
  • Fractals .
  • Cryptography .
  • Solutions to Selected Exercises .

Book Details

Author(s): David Lippman
Publisher: –
Format(s): PDF, DOC
File size: –
Number of pages: 214
Link: Math in Society [PDF, DOC]







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