ISBN: 9780136154167 | 0136154166

Edition: 2ndFormat: Paperback

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 3/12/2007

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This introduction to mathematical modeling uses elementary functions to describe and explore real-world data and phenomena. Helps readers connect math with the world around them through real-world applications of elementary mathematics. Shows how to construct useful mathematical models, how to analyze them critically, and how to communicate quantitative concepts effectively. Uses concrete language and examples throughout to foster quantitative literacy. For anyone interested in gaining a solid foundation in mathematical concepts.