Thinking Mathematically, 4th Edition

Thinking Mathematically, 4th Edition textbook answersISBN: 9780131752047
Author: Pearson Prentice Hall
Published: 2008

Chapters: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Chapter 1

Problem Solving And Critical Thinking

1.1 Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Exercise Set p.9
1.2 Estimation, Graphs, and Mathematical Models Exercise Set p.23
1.3 Problem Solving Exercise Set p.34
Review Exercises p.39

Chapter 2

Set Theory

2.1 Basic Set Concepts Exercise Set p.55
2.2 Subsets Exercise Set p.65
2.3 Venn Diagrams and Set Operations Exercise Set p.76
2.4 Set Operations and Venn Diagrams with Three Sets Exercise Set p.86
2.5 Survey Problems Exercise Set p.97
Review Exercises p.102

Chapter 3


3.1 Statements, Negations, and Qualified Statements Exercise Set p.113
3.2 Compound Satements and Connectives Exercise Set p.125
3.3 Truth Tables for Negation, Conjuction, and Disjunction Exercise Set p.139
3.4 Truth Tables for the Conditional and the Biconditional Exercise Set p.149
3.5 Equivalent Statements and Variations of Conditional Statements, and DeMorgan's Laws Exercise Set p.163
3.6 Arguments and Truth Tables Exercise Set p.175
3.7 Arguments and Euler Diagrams Exercise Set p.186
Review Exercises p.190

Chapter 4

Number Representation And Calculation

4.1 Our Hindu-Arabic System and Early Positional Systems Exercise Set p.201
4.2 Number Bases in Positional Systems Exercise Set p.208
4.3 Computation in Positional Systems Exercise Set p.214
4.4 Looking Back at Early Numeration Systems Exercise Set p.221
Review Exercises p.223

Chapter 5

Number Theory And The Real Number System

5.1 Number Theory: Prime and Composite Numbers Exercise Set p.235
5.2 The Integers; Order of Operations Exercise Set p.247
5.3 The Rational Numbers Exercise Set p.260
5.4 The Irrational Numbers Exercise Set p.269
5.5 Real Numbers and Their Properties Exercise Set p.276
5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation Exercise Set p.285
5.7 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences Exercise Set p.294
Review Exercises p.300

Chapter 6

Algebra: Equations And Inequalities

6.1 Algebraic Expressions and Formulas Exercise Set p.309
6.2 Linear Equations in One Variable and Proportions Exercise Set p.321
6.3 Applications of Linear Equations Exercise Set p.329
6.4 Ratio, Proportion, and Variation Exercise Set p.338
6.5 Linear Inequalities in One Variable Exercise Set p.348
6.6 Quadratic Equations Exercise Set p.360
Review Exercises p.363

Chapter 7

Algebra:Graphs, Functions, And Linear Systems

7.1 Graphing and Functions Exercise Set p.376
7.2 Linear Functions and Their Graphs Exercise Set p.388
7.3 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables Exercise Set p.402
7.4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables Exercise Set p.411
7.5 Linear Programming Exercise Set p.418
7.6 Approximating Reality with Nonlinear Models Exercise Set p.431
Review Exercises p.436

Chapter 8

Consumer Mathematics And Financial Management

8.1 Percent, Sales Tax, and Income Tax Exercise Set p.452
8.2 Simple Interest Exercise Set p.458
8.3 Compound Interest Exercise Set p.465
8.4 Annuities, Stocks, and Bonds Exercise Set p.477
8.5 Installment Buying Exercise Set p.488
8.6 Amortization and the Cost of Home Ownership Exercise Set p.497
Review Exercises p.502

Chapter 9


9.1 Measuring Length; The Metric System Exercise Set p.516
9.2 Measuring Area and Volume Exercise Set p.523
9.3 Meausuring Weight and Temperature Exercise Set p.530
Review Exercises p.534

Chapter 10


10.1 Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles Exercise Set p.544
10.2 Triangles Exercise Set p.552
10.3 Polygons, Perimeter, and Tessellations Exercise Set p.561
10.4 Area and Circumference Exercise Set p.571
10.5 Volume Exercise Set p.579
10.6 Right Triangle Trigonometry Exercise Set p.587
10.7 Beyond Euclidean Geometry Exercise Set p.597
Review Exercises p.601

Chapter 11

Counting Methods And Probability Theory

11.1 The Fundamental Counting Principle Exercise Set p.612
11.2 Permutations Exercise Set p.619
11.3 Combinations Exercise Set p.625
11.4 Fundamentals of Probability Exercise Set p.633
11.5 Probability with the Fundamental Counting Principle, Permutations, and Combinations Exercise Set p.639
11.6 Events Involving Not and Or; Odds Exercise Set p.649
11.7 Events Involving And; Conditional Probability Exercise Set p.660
11.8 Expected Value Exercise Set p.668
Review Exercises p.673

Chapter 12


12.1 Sampling, Frequency Distributions, and Graphs Exercise Set p.689
12.2 Measures of Central Tendency Exercise Set p.702
12.3 Measures of Dispersion Exercise Set p.710
12.4 Normal Distribution Exercise Set p.727
12.5 Scatter Plots, Correlation, and Regression Lines Exercise Set p.737
Review Exercises p.742

Chapter 13

Mathematical Systems

13.1 Mathematical Systems Exercise Set p.755
13.2 Rotational Symmetry, Groups, and Clock Arithmetic Exercise Set p.765
Review Exercises p.768

Chapter 14

Voting And Apportionment

14.1 Voting Methods Exercise Set p.781
14.2 Flaws of Voting Methods Exercise Set p.792
14.3 Apportionmend Methods Exercise Set p.806
14.4 Flaws of Apportionment Methods Exercise Set p.816
Review Exercises p.819

Chapter 15

Graph Theory

15.1 Graphs, Paths, and Circuits Exercise Set p.831
15.2 Euler Paths and Euler Circuits Exercise Set p.840
15.3 Hamilton Paths and Hamilton Circuits Exercise Set p.852
15.4 Trees Exercise Set p.861
Review Exercises p.865

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