This collection of engaging articles fromThe New York Timesexplores a wide range of quantitative topics appearing in recent news items and stories. Articles are correlated to chapters inUsing and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach, and chapter-specific references make it easy for you to relate each article to the textbook. A series of follow-up questions are also included for homework or class discussion.fuzzv math on the East Coast, in Maine, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, and now New Jersey is starting to make noise, aquot; said ... whose Wherea#39;s the Math? group drew hundreds of parents and math teachers last month to a forum on Ka 12 math. ... of reform math, having children understand what they are doing rather than simply memorizing and parroting answers. ... this math is whata#39;s kept her in business, aquot; said Marcy Berejka, who each week brings Ben, 8, and Dana, 6, to Kumon, anbsp;...

Title | : | Themes of Times on Quantitative Literacy for Using and Understanding Mathematics |

Author | : | Jeffrey O. Bennett, William L. Briggs |

Publisher | : | Addison-Wesley - 2007-07 |

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