Mathematical Ideas

Author(s): Charles D. Miller, Vern E. Heeren, John Hornsby, Christopher Heeren
Difference between 13th and 12th editions
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Key differences between 13th and 12th editions
 Time period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2015 vs 2011).
 The Thirteenth edition of Mathematical Ideas has new photos and illustrations.
 Key changes in the 13th edition by chapter:
 Chapter 2: New topic on Venn Diagrams, a convenient method to illustrate definitions of the algebra of sets.
 Chapter 5: New online section on recreational mathematics "Magic Squares"
 Chapter 6: New topic on use of signed numbers
 Chapter 9: New topic on projective geometry, a branch of geometry dealing with those properties of geometric figures that remain invariant under projection.
 Chapter 10: New topic on distinguishable arrangements.
 Chapter 11: Covers independent events in probability
 Chapter 13: New topic on recurring expenses of home ownership
 Former Chapter 14: "Trigonometry" has been removed, and material on trigonometry and metrics is available as online MyMathLab modules.
 Chapter 14: New topic on bacon numbers graph theory
 Chapter 15: New topic on HuntingtonHill method of seat apportionment
13th Edition of
Mathematical Ideas
Hardcover, 984 pages
ISBN10: 0321977076
ISBN13: 9780321977076
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12th Edition of
Mathematical Ideas
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ISBN10: 0321693817
ISBN13: 9780321693815
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ISBN10: 0321361466
ISBN13: 9780321361462
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