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Math in a Sustainable Society
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Designed for the community college math class that meets the quantitative skills ...

Designed for the community college math class that meets the quantitative skills requirements for an associates degree. In Washington State this course is called Math 107, Math in Society.

The content in this book included financial math, population growth, the algebra of sustainability, statistics and system dynamics modeling. Other than the chapter on financial math, the entire book focuses on the theme of sustainability and includes issues such as peak oil.

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Statistics and Probability
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Pete Kaslik
Math in Society
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Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a ...

Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a survey of 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. Material for each topic is covered in the main text, with additional depth available through exploration exercises appropriate for in-class, group, or individual investigation. This book is appropriate for Math 107 (Washington State Community Colleges common course number).

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David Lipmann