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3. Biopsychology [2018]

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xxiii, 595 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • What is biopsychology?
  • Foundations of biopsychology
  • Sensory and motor systems
  • Brain plasticity
  • Biopsychology of motivation
  • Disorders of cognition and emotion.
For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology Explore how the central nervous system governs behavior Biopsychology presents a clear, engaging introduction to biopsychological theory and research through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. Original author John Pinel and new co-author Steven Barnes address students directly and interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes that make course material personally and socially relevant to readers. In addition to expanded learning objectives that guide students through the course, the Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field. Available to package with Biosychology, Tenth Edition, MyLab(TM) Psychology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Psychology is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments. Biosychology, Tenth Edition is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Pearson MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 0134743369 / 9780134743363 Biopsychology plus MyLab Psychology with eText - Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: 0134203690 / 9780134203690 Biopsychology, 10/e 0134727746 / 9780134727745 MyLab Psychology with eText Access Card .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134203690 20170306
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xvi, 699 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • 1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Survival Analysis.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life. Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that you understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between a biological sciences expert and the author of the #1 statistics book in the country, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for readers interested in the biological, life, medical, and health sciences. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(TM) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134718011/9780134718019 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134039017/9780134039015 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences*0321847997/9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card*032184839X/9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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  • P. Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra P.1 Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers P.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation P.3 Radicals and Rational Exponents P.4 Polynomials P.5 Factoring Polynomials P.6 Rational Expressions 1. Equations and Inequalities 1.1 Graphs and Graphing Utilities 1.2 Linear Equations and Rational Equations 1.3 Models and Applications 1.4 Complex Numbers 1.5 Quadratic Equations 1.6 Other Types of Equations 1.7 Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities 2. Functions and Graphs 2.1 Basics of Functions and Their Graphs 2.2 More on Functions and Their Graphs 2.3 Linear Functions and Slope 2.4 More on Slope 2.5 Transformations of Functions 2.6 Combinations of Functions-- Composite Functions 2.7 Inverse Functions 2.8 Distance and Midpoint Formulas-- Circles 3. Polynomial and Rational Functions 3.1 Quadratic Functions 3.2 Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs 3.3 Dividing Polynomials-- Remainder and Factor Theorems 3.4 Zeros of Polynomial Functions 3.5 Rational Functions and Their Graphs 3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities 3.7 Modeling Using Variation 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 4.1 Exponential Functions 4.2 Logarithmic Functions 4.3 Properties of Logarithms 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 4.5 Exponential Growth and Decay-- Modeling Data 5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities 5.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 5.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables 5.3 Partial Fractions 5.4 Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables 5.5 Systems of Inequalities 5.6 Linear Programming.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134469294 20170306
For courses in College Algebra. Show students that our world is profoundly mathematical Bob Blitzer continues to inspire students with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market year after year. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present a wide range of vivid applications in real-life situations. Students of all majors stay engaged because Blitzer uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students' lives, showing that our world is profoundly mathematical. With the new edition, Blitzer takes student engagement with the mathematical world to a whole new level drawing from applications across all fields as well as topics that are of interest to any college student (e.g., student loan debt, grade inflation, sleep hours of college students). Applications are also brought to life online in a new, assignable video series that explore the entertaining and mathematical Blitzer Bonus boxes. The new edition also aims to help more students to succeed in the course with just-in-time support in the text - such as Brief Review of prerequisite topics, Achieving Success boxes, and Retain the Concepts exercises - as well as support within MyLab(TM) Math such as new concept-level videos, assignable tools to enhance visualization, and more. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The new edition continues to expand the comprehensive auto-graded exercise options. In addition, MyLab Math includes new options designed to help students of all levels and majors to stay engaged and succeed in the course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134513142 / 9780134513140 College Algebra Essentials Plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: *0134469291 / 9780134469294 College Algebra Essentials*0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card*0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker.
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Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xi, 642, A97 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xxi, 764 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Introduction to statistics
  • Exploring data with tables and graphs
  • Describing, exploring, and comparing data
  • Probability
  • Discrete probability distributions
  • Normal probability distributions
  • Estimating parameters and determining sample sizes
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Inferences from two samples
  • Correlation and regression
  • Goodness-of-fit and contingency tables
  • Analysis of variance
  • Nonparametric tests
  • Statistical process control
  • Ethics in statistics.
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xxiii, 824 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • 1. Science and Sustainability Our Island, Earth The Nature of Environmental Science The Nature of Science Sustainability and Our Future 2. Earth's Physical Systems Matter, Chemistry, and the Environment Energy: An Introduction Geology: The Physical Basis for Environmental Science Geologic and Natural Hazards 3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology Evolution: The Source of Earth's Biodiversity Ecology and the Organism Population Ecology Conserving Biodiversity 4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology Species Interactions Ecological Communities Earth's Biomes 5. Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology Earth's Environmental Systems Ecosystems Biogeochemical Cycles 6. Ethics, Economics, and Sustainable Development Culture, Worldview, and the Environment Environmental Ethics Economics and the Environment Sustainable Development 7. Environmental Policy Environmental Policy: An Overview U.S. Environmental Law and Policy International Environmental Policy Approaches to Environmental Policy 8. Human Population Our World at Seven Billion Demography Population and Society 9. The Underpinnings of Agriculture The Changing Face of Agriculture Soil: A Foundation of Agriculture Water for Agriculture Nutrients for Plants Pollination Conserving Agricultural Resources 10. Making Agriculture Sustainable The Race to Feed the World Raising Animals for Food Preserving Crop Diversity and Pollinators Controlling Pests and Weeds Genetically Modified Food Organic Agriculture Sustainable Food Production 11. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Life's Diversity on Earth Benefits of Biodiversity Biodiversity Loss and Extinction Conservation Biology: The Search for Solutions 12. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas Forest Ecosystems and Forest Resources Forest Loss Forest Management Parks and Protected Areas 13. The Urban Environment Our Urbanizing World Sprawl Creating Livable Cities Urban Sustainability 14. Environmental Health and Toxicology Environmental Health Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Organisms Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Ecosystems Studying Effects of Hazards Risk Assessment and Risk Management Philosophical and Policy Approaches 15. Freshwater Systems and Resources Freshwater Systems Solutions to Depletion of Fresh Water Freshwater Pollution and Its Control 16. Marine and Coastal Systems and Resources The Oceans Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Marine Pollution Emptying the Oceans Marine Conservation 17. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control The Atmosphere Outdoor Air Quality Ozone Depletion and Recovery Addressing Acid Deposition Indoor Air Quality 18. Global Climate Change Our Dynamic Climate Studying Climate Change Current and Future Trends and Impacts Responding to Climate Change 19. Fossil Fuels Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels: Their Formation, Extraction, and Use Reaching Further for Fossil Fuels Addressing Impacts of Fossil Fuel Use Energy Efficiency and Conservation 20. Conventional Energy Alternatives Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Nuclear Power Bioenergy Hydroelectric Power 21. New Renewable Energy Alternatives "New" Renewable Energy Sources Solar Energy Wind Power Geothermal Energy Ocean Energy Sources Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 22. Managing Our Waste Approaches to Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Industrial Solid Waste Hazardous Waste 23. Minerals and Mining Earth's Mineral Resources Mining Methods and Their Impacts Toward Sustainable Mineral Use 24. Sustainable Solutions Sustainability on Campus Strategies for Sustainability Precious Time.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134204888 20170306
For courses in introductory environmental science. Help Students Connect Current Environmental Issues to the Science Behind Them Environment: The Science behind the Stories is a best seller for the introductory environmental science course known for its student-friendly narrative style, its integration of real stories and case studies, and its presentation of the latest science and research. The 6th Edition features new opportunities to help students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in each chapter, and provides them with opportunities to apply the scientific process to environmental concerns. Also available with Mastering Environmental Science Mastering(TM) Environmental Science is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(TM) Environmental Science does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Environmental Science, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Environmental Science, search for: 0134145933 / 9780134145938 Environment: The Science behind the Stories Plus Mastering Environmental Science with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134204883 / 9780134204888 Environment: The Science behind the Stories *0134510194 / 9780134510194 Mastering Environmental Science with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Environment: The Science behind the Stories.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134204888 20170306
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xviii, 570 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • 1 The Mathematics of Elections 1.1 The Basic Elements of an Election 1.2 The Plurality Method 1.3 The Borda Count Method 1.4 The Plurality-with-Elimination Method 1.5 The Method of Pairwise Comparisons 1.6 Fairness Criteria and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem 2 The Mathematics of Power 2.1 An Introduction to Weighted Voting 2.2 Banzhaf Power 2.3 Shapley-Shubik Power 2.4 Subsets and Permutations 3 The Mathematics of Sharing 3.1 Fair-Division Games 3.2 The Divider-Chooser Method 3.3 The Lone-Divider Method 3.4 The Lone-Chooser Method 3.5 The Method of Sealed Bids 3.6 The Method of Markers 4 The Mathematics of Apportionment 4.1 Apportionment Problems and Apportionment Methods 4.2 Hamilton's Method 4.3 Jefferson's Method 4.4 Adams's and Webster's Methods 4.5 The Huntington-Hill Method 4.6 The Quota Rule and Apportionment Paradoxes 5 The Mathematics of Getting Around 5.1 Street-Routing Problems 5.2 An Introduction to Graphs 5.3 Euler's Theorems and Fleury's Algorithm 5.4 Eulerizing and Semi-Eulerizing Graphs 6 The Mathematics of Touring 6.1 What Is a Traveling Salesman Problem? 6.2 Hamilton Paths and Circuits 6.3 The Brute-Force Algorithm 6.4 The Nearest-Neighbor and Repetitive Nearest-Neighbor Algorithms 6.5 The Cheapest-Link Algorithm 7 The Mathematics of Networks 7.1 Networks and Trees 7.2 Spanning Trees, MSTs, and MaxSTs 7.3 Kruskal's Algorithm 8 The Mathematics of Scheduling 8.1 An Introduction to Scheduling 8.2 Directed Graphs 8.3 Priority-List Scheduling 8.4 The Decreasing-Time Algorithm 8.5 Critical Paths and the Critical-Path Algorithm 9 Population Growth Models 9.1 Sequences and Population Sequences 9.2 The Linear Growth Model 9.3 The Exponential Growth Model 9.4 The Logistic Growth Model 10 Financial Mathematics 10.1 Percentages 10.2 Simple Interest 10.3 Compound Interest 10.4 Retirement Savings 10.5 Consumer Debt 11 The Mathematics of Symmetry 11.1 Rigid Motions 11.2 Reflections 11.3 Rotations 11.4 Translations 11.5 Glide Reflections 11.6 Symmetries and Symmetry Types 11.7 Patterns 12 Fractal Geometry 12.1 The Koch Snowflake and Self-Similarity 12.2 The Sierpinski Gasket and the Chaos Game 12.3 The Twisted Sierpinski Gasket 12.4 The Mandelbrot Set 13 Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio 13.1 Fibonacci Numbers 13.2 The Golden Ratio 13.3 Gnomons 13.4 Spiral Growth in Nature 14 Censuses, Surveys, Polls, and Studies 14.1 Enumeration 14.2 Measurement 14.3 Cause and Effect 15 Graphs, Charts, and Numbers 15.1 Graphs and Charts 15.2 Means, Medians, and Percentiles 15.3 Ranges and Standard Deviations 16 Probabilities, Odds, and Expectations 16.1 Sample Spaces and Events 16.2 The Multiplication Rule, Permutations, and Combinations 16.3 Probabilities and Odds 16.4 Expectations 16.5 Measuring Risk 17 The Mathematics of Normality 17.1 Approximately Normal Data Sets 17.2 Normal Curves and Normal Distributions 17.3 Modeling Approximately Normal Distributions 17.4 Normality in Random Events Answers to Selected Exercises Index Photo Credits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134468372 20170313
For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics. Math: Applicable, Accessible, Modern Excursions in Modern Mathematics introduces readers to the power and beauty of math. By developing an appreciation for the aesthetics and applicability of mathematics, readers who previously felt math was an "unknowable" subject can approach it with a new perspective. Contemporary topics ranging from elections, to networks, to analyzing data show readers that math is an accessible tool that can be applicable and interesting for anyone. Refinement and updating of examples and exercises, plus increased resources, makes the 9th Edition a relevant, accessible, and complete program. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134442229 / 9780134442228 Excursions in Modern Mathematics plus MyLab Math -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134468376 / 9780134468372 Excursions in Modern Mathematics*0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card*0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134468372 20170313
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12. Finite mathematics [2018]

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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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xxxviii, 478 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Foundations of Kinesiology is intended for undergraduate kinesiology, physical education, and health science students with an interest in fitness, therapeutic exercise, teaching, coaching, and sport management. Introduction to Kinesiology committed to three core approaches: 1) holistic, 2) learner-centered, and 3) skill development"-- Provided by publisher.
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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
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16. Human biology [2018]

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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • Human organization
  • Maintence of the human body
  • Movement and support in humans
  • Integration and coordination in humans
  • Reproduction in humans
  • Human genetics
  • Human evolution and ecology.
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x, 742 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • * Introduction * Probability * Random Variables * Special Distributions * Estimation * Hypothesis Testing * Inferences Based on the Normal Distribution * Types of Data: A Brief Overview * Two-Sample Inferences * Goodness-of-Fit Tests * Regression * The Analysis of Variance * Randomized Block Designs * Nonparametric Statistics.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134114217 20170306
For courses in Mathematical Statistics Introducing the principles of statistics and data modeling Written by famous statistician John Tukey, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Its Applications, 6th Edition is a high-level calculus student's first exposure to mathematical statistics. This book provides students who have already taken three or more semesters of calculus with the background to apply statistical principles. Meaty enough to guide a two-semester course, the book touches on both statistics and experimental design, which teaches students various ways to analyze data. It gives computational-minded students a necessary and realistic exposure to identifying data models.
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xi, 605 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • 1. PROBLEM SOLVING. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning. Excursion: KenKen Puzzles: An Introduction. Problem Solving with Patterns. Excursion: Polygonal Numbers. Problem-Solving Strategies. Excursion: Routes on a Probability Demonstrator. Chapter 1 Summary. Chapter 1 Review. Chapter 1 Test. 2. SETS. Basic Properties of Sets. Excursion: Fuzzy Sets. Complements, Subsets, and Venn Diagrams. Excursion: Subsets and Complements of Fuzzy Sets. Set Operations. Excursion: Union and Intersection of Fuzzy Sets. Applications of Sets. Excursion: Voting Systems. Infinite Sets. Excursion: Transfinite Arithmetic. Chapter 2 Summary. Chapter 2 Review Exercises. Chapter 2 Test. 3. LOGIC. Logic Statements and Quantifiers. Excursion: Switching Networks. Truth Tables, Equivalent Statements, and Tautologies. Excursion: Switching Networks-Part II. The Conditional and the Biconditional. Excursion: Logic Gates. The Conditional and Related Statements. Excursion: Sheffer"s Stroke and the NAND Gate. Symbolic Arguments. Excursion: Fallacies. Arguments and Euler Diagrams. Excursion: Using Logic to Solve Cryptarithms. Chapter 3 Summary. Chapter 3 Review Exercises. Chapter 3 Test. 4. APPORTIONMENT AND VOTING. Introduction to Apportionment. Excursion: Apportioning the 1790 House of Representatives. Introduction to Voting. Excursion: Variations of the Borda Count Method. Weighted Voting Systems. Excursion: Blocking Coalitions and the Banzhaf Power Index. Chapter 4 Summary. Chapter 4 Review Exercises. Chapter 4 Test. 5. THE MATHEMATICS OF GRAPHS. Graphs and Euler Circuits. Excursion: Pen-Tracing Puzzles. Weighted Graphs. Excursion: Extending the Greedy Algorithm. Planarity and Euler"s Formula. Excursion: The Five Regular Convex Polyhedra. Graph Coloring. Excursion: Modeling Traffic Lights with Graphs. Chapter 5 Summary. Chapter 5 Review Exercises. Chapter 5 Test. 6. NUMERATION SYSTEMS AND NUMBER THEORY. Early Numeration Systems. Excursion: A Rosetta Tablet for the Traditional Chinese Numeration System. Place-Value Systems. Excursion: Subtraction via the Nines Complement and the End-Around Carry. Different Base Systems. Excursion: Information Retrieval via a Binary Search. Arithmetic in Different Bases. Excursion: Subtraction in Base Two via the Ones Complement and the End-Around Carry. Prime Numbers. Excursion: The Distribution of the Primes. Topics from Number Theory. Excursion: A Sum of the Divisors Formula. Chapter 6 Summary. Chapter 6 Review Exercises. Chapter 6 Test. 7. MEASUREMENT AND GEOMETRY. Measurement. Excursion: Drawing with a Straightedge and a Compass. Basic Concepts of Euclidean Geometry. Excursion: Preparing a Circle Graph. Perimeter and Area of Plane Figures. Excursion: Perimeter and Area of a Rectangle with Changing Dimensions. Properties of Triangles. Excursion: Topology: A Brief Introduction. Volume and Surface Area. Excursion: Water Displacement. Right Triangle Trigonometry. Excursion: Approximating the Value of Trigonometric Ratios. Non-Euclidean Geometry. Excursion: Finding Geodesics. Fractals. Excursion: The Heighway Dragon Fractal. Chapter 7 Summary. Chapter 7 Review Exercises. Chapter 7 Test. 8. MATHEMATICAL SYSTEMS. Modular Arithmetic. Excursion: Computing the Day of the Week. Applications of Modular Arithmetic. Excursion: Public Key Cryptography. Introduction to Group Theory. Excursion: Wallpaper Groups. Chapter 8 Summary. Chapter 8 Review Exercises. Chapter 8 Test. 9. APPLICATIONS OF EQUATIONS. First-Degree Equations and Formulas. Excursion: Body Mass Index. Rate, Ratio, and Proportion. Excursion: Earned Run Average. Percent. Excursion: Federal Income Tax. Second-Degree Equations. Excursion: The Sum and Product of the Solutions of a Quadratic Equation. Chapter 9 Summary. Chapter 9 Review Exercises. Chapter 9 Test. 10. APPLICATIONS OF FUNCTIONS. Rectangular Coordinates and Functions. Excursion: Dilations of a Geometric Figure. Properties of Linear Functions. Excursion: Negative Velocity. Finding Linear Models. Excursion: A Linear Business Model. Quadratic Functions. Excursion: Reflective Properties of a Parabola. Exponential Functions. Excursion: Chess and Exponential Functions. Logarithmic Functions. Excursion: Benford"s Law. Chapter 10 Summary. Chapter 10 Review Exercises. Chapter 10 Test. 11. THE MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE. Simple Interest. Excursion: Interest on a Car Loan. Compound Interest. Excursion: Consumer Price Index. Credit Cards and Consumer Loans. Excursion: Car Leases. Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds. Excursion: Treasury Bills. Home Ownership. Excursion: Home Ownership Issues. Chapter 11 Summary. Chapter 11 Review Exercises. Chapter 11 Test. 12. COMBINATORICS AND PROBABILITY. The Counting Principle. Excursion: Decision Trees. Permutations and Combinations. Excursion: Choosing Numbers in Keno. Probability and Odds. Excursion: The Value of Pi by Simulation. Addition and Complement Rules. Excursion: Keno Revisited. Conditional Probability. Excursion: Sharing Birthdays. Expectation. Excursion: Chuck-a-luck. Chapter 12 Summary. Chapter 12 Review Exercises. Chapter 12 Test. 13. STATISTICS. Measures of Central Tendency. Excursion: Linear Interpolation and Animation. Measures of Dispersion. Excursion: Geometric View of Variance and Standard Deviation. Measures of Relative Position. Excursion: Stem-and-Leaf Diagrams. Normal Distribution. Excursion: Cut-Off Scores. Linear Regression and Correlation. Excursion: Exponential Regression. An Application of Linear Regression. Chapter 13 Summary. Chapter 13 Review Exercises. Chapter 13 Test.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305965584 20170227
MATHEMATICAL EXCURSIONS, Fourth Edition, teaches you that mathematics is a system of knowing and understanding our surroundings. For example, sending information across the Internet is better understood when one understands that prime numbers are connected to credit card transactions; that compound interest is connected to student loans; and that the perils of radioactive waste take on new meaning when one understands exponential functions are connected to the disasters at Fukushima, Japan. The efficiency of the flow of traffic through an intersection is more interesting after seeing the system of traffic lights represented in a mathematical form. These are just a few of the facets of mathematics you will explore with this text. MATHEMATICAL EXCURSIONS will expand the way you know, perceive, and comprehend the world around you. Enjoy the journey!.
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  • Preface Supplements How to Succeed in Your Statistics Course Applications Index 1. Speaking of Statistics 1.1 What Is/Are Statistics? 1.2 Sampling 1.3 Types of Statistical Studies 1.4 Should You Believe a Statistical Study? FOCUS ON PSYCHOLOGY: Are You Driving "Drunk" on Your Cell Phone? FOCUS ON PUBLIC HEALTH: Is Your Lifestyle Healthy? 2. Measurement in Statistics 2.1 Data Types and Levels of Measurement 2.2 Dealing with Errors 2.3 Uses of Percentages in Statistics 2.4 Index Numbers USING TECHNOLOGY: Inflation Calculator FOCUS ON POLITICS: Who Benefited Most from Lower Tax Rates? FOCUS ON ECONOMICS: Can a Redefined CPI Help the National Debt? 3. Visual Displays of Data 3.1 Frequency Tables USING TECHNOLOGY: Frequency Tables 3.2 Picturing Distributions of Data USING TECHNOLOGY: Bar Graphs USING TECHNOLOGY: Pie Charts USING TECHNOLOGY: Line Charts and Histograms 3.3 Graphics in the Media USING TECHNOLOGY: Graphs with Multiple Data Sets 3.4 A Few Cautions about Graphics FOCUS ON HISTORY: Can War Be Described with a Graph? FOCUS ON THE ENVIRONMENT: Are We Changing Earth's Atmosphere? 4. Describing Data 4.1 What Is Average? USING TECHNOLOGY: Mean, Median, and Mode 4.2 Shapes of Distributions 4.3 Measures of Variation USING TECHNOLOGY: Quartiles USING TECHNOLOGY: Boxplots USING TECHNOLOGY: Standard Deviation 4.4 Statistical Paradoxes FOCUS ON THE STOCK MARKET: What's Average about the Dow? FOCUS ON ECONOMICS: Are the Rich Getting Richer? 5. A Normal World 5.1 What Is Normal? 5.2 Properties of the Normal Distribution USING TECHNOLOGY: Standard Scores and Percentiles 5.3 The Central Limit Theorem FOCUS ON EDUCATION: What Can We Learn from SAT Trends? FOCUS ON PSYCHOLOGY: Are We Smarter Than Our Parents? 6. Probability in Statistics 6.1 The Role of Probability in Statistics: Statistical Significance 6.2 Basics of Probability 6.3 The Law of Large Numbers 6.4 Ideas of Risk and Life Expectancy 6.5 Combining Probabilities (Supplementary Section) FOCUS ON SOCIAL SCIENCE: Do Lotteries Harm the Poor? FOCUS ON LAW: Is DNA Analysis Reliable? 7. Correlation and Causality 7.1 Seeking Correlation USING TECHNOLOGY: Scatterplots and Correlation Coefficients 7.2 Interpreting Correlations 7.3 Best-Fit Lines and Prediction 7.4 The Search for Causality FOCUS ON EDUCATION: What Helps Children Learn to Read? FOCUS ON THE ENVIRONMENT: What Is Causing Global Warming? 8. Inferences from Samples to Populations 8.1 Sampling Distributions 8.2 Estimating Population Means USING TECHNOLOGY: Confidence Interval for a Population Mean 8.3 Estimating Population Proportions USING TECHNOLOGY: Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion FOCUS ON HISTORY: Where Did Statistics Begin? FOCUS ON LITERATURE: How Many Words Did Shakespeare Know? 9. Hypothesis Testing 9.1 Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing 9.2 Hypothesis Tests for Population Means USING TECHNOLOGY: Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean 9.3 Hypothesis Tests for Population Proportions USING TECHNOLOGY: Hypothesis Test for a Population Proportion FOCUS ON HEALTH AND EDUCATION: Will Your Education Help You Live Longer? FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE: Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe? 10. t Tests, Two-Way Tables, and ANOVA 10.1 t Distribution for Inferences about a Mean USING TECHNOLOGY: Confidence Intervals Using the t Distribution USING TECHNOLOGY: Hypothesis Tests with the t Distribution 10.2 Hypothesis Testing with Two-Way Tables USING TECHNOLOGY: Hypothesis Testing with Two-Way Tables 10.3 Analysis of Variance (One-Way ANOVA) USING TECHNOLOGY: Analysis of Variance FOCUS ON CRIMINOLOGY: Can You Tell a Fraud When You See One? FOCUS ON EDUCATION: What Can a Fourth-Grader Do with Statistics? Epilogue: A Perspective on Statistics Appendix A: z-Score Tables Appendix B: Table of Random Numbers Websites and Suggested Readings Glossary Credits Answers Index.
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