## Thinking MathematicallyBob Blitzer's books are highly acclaimed for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples. This highly anticipated revision achieves the difficult balance between coverage and motivation, while helping readers develop strong problem-solving skills. This book provides readers with the skill building and practice that is so crucial as well as the applications and technology necessary to foster an appreciation of the myriad uses of mathematics. This book covers a wide range of topics including set theory, logic, number theory, algebra, consumer mathematics and financial management, geometry, measurement, probability theory and statistics. For anyone interested in refreshing his/her fundamental math skills. |

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### Contents

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking | 3 |

Equations and Inequalities | 275 |

Graphs Functions and Linear Systems | 345 |

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algebraic expression amount angle answer Application Exercises arithmetic sequence average base ten numeral Check Point Chinese numeral column compound statement conditional statement Construct a truth cost Critical Thinking Exercises decimal denominator Describe determine digit Divide both sides Egyptian numeral elements equivalent estimate Euler diagram Exercise Set exponent F T F factors feet Figure Find the number formula function geometric sequence given graphing calculator greatest common divisor Hindu-Arabic numeral inductive reasoning inequality integers irrational numbers least common least common multiple linear equations loan measure miles million monthly Multiply natural numbers negation number line numeration system parabola payment percent place values population problem quotient rational numbers real numbers region represent scientific notation shown simple statements Simplify solution set solve Exercises square root Study Tip subsets Subtract symbolic form triangle truth table truth values United variable Venn diagram vertex Writing in Mathematics y-intercept