Designed for the non-traditional Liberal Arts course, Mathematical Thinking and Quantitative Reasoning focuses on sensible matters that college students must study as a way to be higher quantitative thinkers and decision-makers. The creator group’s method emphasizes collaborative studying and vital pondering whereas presenting downside fixing in purposeful and significant contexts. While this textual content is extra concise than the creator group’s Mathematical Excursions (© 2007), it accommodates lots of the identical options and studying strategies, such because the confirmed Aufmann Interactive Method. An in depth know-how bundle offers instructors and college students with a complete set of help instruments.
About the Author
Richard Aufmann is the lead creator of two bestselling developmental math sequence and a bestselling faculty algebra and trigonometry sequence, in addition to a number of spinoff math texts. He acquired a BA in arithmetic from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in arithmetic from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Aufmann taught math, pc science, and physics at Palomar College in California, the place he was on the school for 28 years. His textbooks are extremely acknowledged and revered amongst faculty arithmetic professors. Today, Mr. Aufmann’s skilled pursuits embrace quantitative literacy, the developmental math curriculum, and the influence of know-how on curriculum improvement.
Joanne Lockwood acquired a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University and each an MBA and a BA in arithmetic from Plymouth State University. Ms. Lockwood taught at Plymouth State University and Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, and has over 20 years’ expertise instructing arithmetic at the highschool and faculty degree. Ms. Lockwood has co-authored two bestselling developmental math sequence, in addition to quite a few spinoff math texts and ancillaries. Ms. Lockwood’s main curiosity right this moment helps developmental math college students overcome their challenges in studying math.
Richard Nation is Professor of Mathematics at Palomar College. He is the co-author of a number of Aufmann titles.