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Published **February 8, 1971**
by W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd .

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Popular works

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 546 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL7834654M |

ISBN 10 | 0716704390 |

ISBN 10 | 9780716704393 |

Mathematics: A Human Endeavor Out of Print--Limited Availability. Mathematics: A Human Endeavor Second Edition (H) by Harold R. Jacobs ***ISBN *** Pages5/5(11). For instructors of liberal arts mathematics classes who focus on problem-solving, Harold Jacobs's remarkable textbook has long been the answer, helping teachers connect with of math-anxious students. Drawing on over thirty years of classroom experience, Jacobs shows students how to make observations, discover relationships, and solve problems in the context of ordinary 5/5(4). Buy a cheap copy of Mathematics, a Human Endeavor: A book by Harold R. Jacobs. For instructors of liberal arts mathematics classes who focus on problem-solving, Harold Jacobs's remarkable textbook has long been the answer, Cited by: Expertly curated help for Mathematics: Human Endeavor: A Book for Those Who Think They Don't Like the Subject. Plus, get access to millions of step-by-step textbook solutions for thousands of other titles, a vast, searchable Q&A library, and subject matter experts on standby 24/7 for homework : W.H. Freeman.

Su argues that math is a far more profound and enriching human endeavor than can be captured by traditional arithmetic drills, and that to do math is to be fully human. Su also lays out the case that doing math doesn’t just make a person a better calculator, but builds character in a whole assortment of different ways. The book is organized. Mathematics, A Human Endeavor was clearly a textbook ahead of its time. After going through its third revision in , it is as popular today as a classroom text and a teacher resource as it was back in the late 60s. It is a recommended favorite of teachers in the Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics. Mathematics: A Human Endeavor (3rd Edition) by Jacobs, Harold R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book of problems is the result of the endeavor to make the instruction in mathematics of real service in the training pf pupils for their future work. We connected all our mathematics with the work in the shops and laboratories. ( views) The Game of Logic by Lewis Carroll - .

A third text, Mathematics: A Human Endeavor (subtitled A Book for Those Who Think They Don't Like the Subject) is aimed at a less focused audience. Now out of print, this is meant as a follow-up to the other two books, but could also be used for remedial college students who need to be re-introduced to general math concepts. Mathematics, A Human Endeavor A Book for Those Who Think They Don't Like the Subject (Book): Jacobs, Harold R.: For instructors of liberal arts mathematics classes who focus on problem-solving, Harold Jacobs's remarkable textbook has long been the answer, helping teachers connect with of math-anxious students. Drawing on over thirty years of classroom . Buy Mathematics: A Human Endeavor by Jacobs, Harold R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Mathematics: A Human Endeavor is not a primer textbook, rather it is a peak into the applications of Mathematics. There are many anecdotes and historical lessons that follow naturally into exercises. There is a chapter on how the hexagon is the most efficient structure to build a mosaic, then examples are given that illustrate why pentagons or /5(21).

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