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Tables of Contents for Essentials of Using and Understanding Mathematics

Chapter/Section Title

Page #

Page Count

Preface

ix

Prologue: Literacy for the Modern World

1

12

Part 1 Logic and Problem Solving

Thinking Critically

13

56

Recognizing Fallacies

14

7

Propositions and Truth Values

21

14

Sets and Venn Diagrams

35

19

36

18

Critical Thinking in Everyday Life

54

15

Approaches to Problem Solving

69

48

The Problem-Solving Power of Units

70

17

72

15

Standardized Units: More Problem-Solving Power

87

14

91

10