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Mathematics: a liberal arts approach

Irving Allen Dodes

Mathematics: a liberal arts approach

a textbook in general mathematics.

by Irving Allen Dodes

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Published by Hayden Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHayden series in mathematics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA39 .D59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 420 p.
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5909096M
    LC Control Number64010304
    OCLC/WorldCa1146849

    Read the full-text online edition of Mathematics: A Cultural Approach (). literature, the social sciences, music, painting, and other arts. The book is primarily intended for one-year terminal courses addressed to liberal arts students. It should serve in the training of teachers of elementary mathematics and of secondary-school.


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This book communicates the spirit of mathematics by means of simple ideas and problems, emphasizing exploration rather than drill. Its accessible approach encourages appreciation of mathematics and is ideal for readers with weak backgrounds, yet is interesting enough to involve anyone.

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[1] Grant, Hardy. Mathematics and the Liberal Arts. The College Mathematics Journal, 30, No. 2 (Mar., ), [2] Grant, Hardy. Mathematics and the Liberal Arts. Generally Liberal Arts mathematics is non-algebraic based topics that relate to language arts.

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Divided into two parts, Mathematics for the Liberal Arts first traces the history of mathematics from the ancient world to the Middle Ages, then moves on to the Renaissance and finishes with the development of modern mathematics. In the second part, the book explores major topics of calculus and number theory, including problem-solving.

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Find resources for working and Mathematics: a liberal arts approach book online during COVID PreK–12 Education. Book Description. Students See How Far a Little Math Can Take Them in Their Daily Lives. Mathematics for the Liberal Arts teaches everyday mathematics topics to non-math majors at the undergraduate level.

Through numerous examples and more than exercises, students learn how to use math seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from conversion factors, statistics.

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A New Vision. Discovering the Art of Mathematics (DAoM), is an innovative approach to teaching mathematics to liberal arts and humanities students at the college level, that offers the following vision: Mathematics for Liberal Arts students will be actively involved in authentic mathematical experiences that.

Meet your MyLab for Liberal Arts Math. Find out which titles cover the topics you teach and compare MyLab™ Math courses — all with just a few clicks. Jason Morris Read Crest of the Peacock for a discussion of contributions to mathematics from outside Europe. This is a useful book and I enjoyed it, but its view more Read Crest of the Peacock for a discussion of contributions to mathematics from outside Europe.

This is a useful book and I enjoyed it, but its view of the Greeks as the first people to think rationally and /5. Morris Kline's Mathematics for Liberal Arts quote reminds me of St. Thomas Aquinas's description in his Sententia Ethic., lib. 6 l. 7 n. 17 [] of which subjects and in what order boys must learn (my emphases): "[T]he proper order of learning is that boys first be instructed in things pertaining to logic because logic teaches the method of the whole of.

Mathematics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book is intended for one-year courses addressed to liberal arts students.4/5. As in all history (as Collingwood has said) and in all the liberal arts, mathematics education, in this light, becomes a way of reflecting on ourselves.

Reflecting about ourselves and our human capabilities is humanism. It must be understood, however, that the liberal arts, which can be taken as another term for humanism, are not a : Michael N.

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Math in Society is a free, open textbook. 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/5(10). What I propose is that liberal arts colleges initiate a suite of trade-like programs that lead to various forms of certification and that parallel the liberal arts curriculum.

Electronics, farming, auto repair, carpentry, coding, small business management, masonry, culinary arts, plumbing, tailoring and so on are all possible concentration areas. Mathematics is an art, and as such affords the pleasures which all the arts afford." In this erudite, entertaining college-level text, Morris Kline, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at New York University, provides the liberal arts student with a detailed treatment of mathematics in a cultural and historical context.

Liberal arts education (from Latin liberalis "free" and ars "art or principled practice") is the traditional program of education in Western higher education.

Liberal arts today covers four areas: the natural sciences, social sciences, (creative) arts, and central academic disciplines include physics, biology, philosophy, logic, linguistics, literature, history, political.

Book Authors Professionals Liberal Arts Mathematics General Math College Algebra College Algebra & Trigonometry Trigonometry Pre-Calculus Mathematics for Teachers Basic Geometry for Teachers Finite Mathematics Finite Mathematics with Calculus Technical Math & Technical Math with Calculus Mathematics: An Applied Approach, 8th Edition.

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts is an excellent introduction to the history and concepts of mathematics for undergraduate liberal arts students and readers in non-scientific fields wishing to gain a better understanding of mathematics and mathematical problem-solving skills. This item is Non-Returnable.

Written by a distinguished mathematician and teacher, this undergraduate text uses a combinatorial approach to accommodate both math majors and liberal arts students.

In addition to covering the basics of number theory, it offers an outstanding introduction to partitions, plus chapters on multiplicativity-divisibility, quadratic congruences, additivity, and more.

Gloria Olive Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Students The Macmillian Company New York, Preface. This book is designed for a wide variety of college and university students, including those who have never had a course in high school mathematics.

A Correlation of Mathematics in Action: An Introduction to Algebraic, Graphical, and Numerical Problem Solving, © to the Florida Liberal Arts Mathematics 1 (CPalms #) 4 SE = Student Edition TE = Teacher’s Edition ★ = Modeling Standard Florida Mathematics Standards for Liberal Arts Mathematics 1 (CPalms #)File Size: KB.

A Mathematics Sampler also includes unique LINK sections throughout the book, each of which connects mathematical concepts with areas of interest throughout the humanities. The original course on which this text is based was cited as an innovative approach to liberal arts mathematics in Lynne Cheney's report, "50 HOURS: A Core Curriculum for Price: $ The term ‘liberal arts education’ can also be applied to the dedicated study of just one of the above subjects (for example, a student studying a BA in Philosophy could be said to be undertaking a liberal arts education).

In general, however, the term refers to degree programs that aim to provide a broader spectrum of knowledge and skills. The original course on which this text is based was cited as an innovative approach to liberal arts mathematics in Lynne Cheney's report, "50 HOURS: A Core Curriculum for College Students," published by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Divided into two parts, Mathematics for the Liberal Arts first traces the history of mathematics from the ancient world to the Middle Ages, then moves on to the Renaissance and finishes with the development of modern mathematics.

In the second part, the book explores major topics of calculus and number theory, including problem-solving Price: $ Presents a clear bridge between mathematics and the liberal arts.

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Liberal Arts Classes are classes in the Liberal Arts subject areas, which generally include humanities, social sciences, creative arts and sciences. If you’re thinking that seems like a very broad list, you’re right.

Because Liberal Arts is such a diverse field, students take classes in a wide variety of subjects. You may cover 2 of the following topics: dimensional analysis, geometry, mathematics of different bases, or development of numerical systems from ancient cultures.

It is designed for students majoring in liberal arts, education, or communication. Calculators or computers may be used for selected topics. 54 hours of lecture. The Heart of Mathematics is a fine, worthy, high quality text which compares quite well to similarly focussed mathematics for liberal arts texts such as A Mathematics Sampler by Berlinghoff and Grant.

However, given the advance publicity, I was a bit disappointed. Editable Excel document with all of the Florida State Standards for Liberal Arts Math 1.

Standards are organized by their chain (i.e A-REI, A-CED, etc.) and standard number. Standards are also marked for which modules/units they fall into according to. Mathematics and art are related in a variety of atics has itself been described as an art motivated by atics can be discerned in arts such as music, dance, painting, architecture, sculpture, and article focuses, however, on mathematics in the visual arts.

Mathematics and art have a long historical relationship. A liberal arts curriculum promotes a broad study of multiple disciplines, develops reasoning and analysis, and invites multiple views of problem solving.

Section outlines several views regarding the nature of the liberal arts and the corresponding characteristics of undergraduate liberal arts programs. MATHEMATICS: ITS POWER AND UTILITY, 10TH EDITION offers a unique, practical focus on real problem solving that allows even the least-interested student to appreciate the beauty and value of math.

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