Mathematics in Everyday Life

Authors: Haigh, John

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  • Illustrates the importance of mathematics in our daily lives
  • Demonstrates the power of mathematics to provide key insights
  • Shows how to formulate common situations precisely using mathematics
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How does mathematics impact everyday events? Through concrete examples from business, sport, games, computing, and society, this book explores the mathematics underpinning our everyday lives.
The examples covered in the book include game shows, internet search engines, mortgage payments, drug testing, soccer tournaments, social inequality, voting, and much more. Throughout, the reader's mathematical knowledge is broadened with new topics such as differential equations, eigenvalues of matrices, linear programming, and modular arithmetic. Fully worked examples illustrate the ideas discussed and each chapter includes exercises to develop the reader's understanding. This new edition has been thoroughly updated, and includes a completely new chapter on applications of mathematics to computing.

Mathematics in Everyday Life supports beginning university students in science and engineering by offering extra practice in calculus, linear algebra, geometry, trigonometry, elementary number theory, and probability. Students whose degree course includes writing an extended mathematical essay will find many suitable topics here, with pointers to extend and develop the material.

著者について

John Haigh set up the class “Mathematics In Everyday Life” at Sussex University in 2005, in response to a desire to show first year students some of the areas where their mathematical skills and knowledge could provide useful insight, and to give them practice in applying the mathematics they were learning on other modules. This book has benefited from the feedback of several cohorts of students.

John has also written the well-received popular science book “Taking Chances” and, with Rob Eastaway, “The Hidden Mathematics of Sport”.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mathematics in Everyday Life
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
イーブック ISBN
978-3-030-33087-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-33087-3
ソフトカバー ISBN
978-3-030-33086-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XI, 173
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
Topics