Third Edition   ©2018

Quantitative Literacy: Thinking Between the Lines (Cloth Text)

Bruce Crauder (Oklahoma State University) , Benny Evans (Oklahoma State University) , Jerry Johnson (University of Nevada, Reno) , Alan Noell (Oklahoma State University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-05072-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-05072-6; Format: Cloth Text, 736 pages

  • Example update have been made throughout the text.
  • New or improved explanations and presentations address suggestions of instructors:
    • linear vs exponential (new subsection of Section 3.3);
    • finance charges for credit cards (Section 4.4);
    • better notation (Sections 5.4 and 5.5);
    • frequency tables and histograms (new subsection of Section 6.1);
    • interpretation, calculation, and use of z-scores (Section 6.2);
    • the Knaster procedure (Section 8.3).

Exercise sets have been extensively reworked:

  • New "Test Your Understanding" subsection measures students’ comprehension of the chapter material and reinforces concepts.
  • New "Writing About Mathematics" subsection have students write a report about different applicable topics in that section.
  • "What Do You Think" conceptual exercises have been have incorporated as a new subsection.
  • The (main) exercises have been reworked so that multiple-part exercises are numbered appropriately (instead of assigning separate numbers to each part).