This book provides examples of how mathematics is used in numerous academic disciplines. There is a ton of actual data and applications in the text.

To help you understand how mathematics connects to your own life and interests, it employs a wide range of applications built on actual data from business, economics, and the life and social sciences.

Concepts are explained in detail, and the computations provide enough information for you to follow along and grasp the methods involved in solving problems. Numerous exercises and examples, many of which are based on actual data, show how mathematical ideas are used in real-world situations. The book also offers tech tips that will enable you to complete some exercises using graphing calculators and Microsoft Excel.