How Math Can Save Your Life

How Math Can Save Your Life

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How to make lots of money, keep yourself safe, and even save the world-all by using a little simple math Forget the dull, boring math you learned in school. This book shows you the powerful things math can do for you, with applications no teacher ever taught you in algebra class. How can you make money off credit card companies? Will driving a hybrid save you money in the long run? How do you know when he or she is qthe oneq? From financial decisions to your education, job, health, and love life, you'll learn how the math you already know can help you get a lot more out of life. Gives you fun, practical advice for using math to improve virtually every area of daily life Includes straightforward explanations and easy-to-follow examples Written by the author of the successful guide, How Math Explains the World Filled with practical, indispensable guidance you can put to work every day, this book will safeguard your wallet and enrich every aspect of your life. You can count on it!In the late 1990s, California adopted a framework for mathematics instruction.1 I played a very small part in this process, and I think the standards are sort of like the Kellogg- Briand Pact for world peace: great as an ideal goal, not so good as far ... able pride is now the three hundredth most popular destination on the Web (probably ranking only behind porn and YouTube). ... She started CoolMath shortly after she was a student at California State University, Long Beach (where I teach).

Title:How Math Can Save Your Life
Author:James D. Stein
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-02-12


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