Test Bank for Quantitative Literacy Digital Update 3rd Edition Crauder

Test Bank for Quantitative Literacy Digital Update, 3rd Edition, Bruce Crauder, Benny Evans, Jerry Johnson, Alan Noell, ISBN: 9781319454777, ISBN: 9781319416010, ISBN: 9781319416034, ISBN: 9781319244460

**Table of Contents**

1 Critical Thinking

1.1 Public Policy and Simpson’s Paradox: Is “Average” Always Average

1.2 Logic and Informal Fallacies: Does That Argument Hold Water?

1.3 Formal Logic and Truth Tables: Do Computers Think?

1.4 Sets and Venn Diagrams: Pictorial Logic

1.5 Critical Thinking and Number Sense: What Do These Figures Mean?

2 Analysis of Growth

2.1 Measurements of Growth: How Fast Is It Changing?

2.2 Graphs: Picturing Growth

2.3 Misleading Graphs: Should I Believe My Eyes?

3 Linear and Exponential Change: Comparing Growth Rates

3.1 Lines and Linear Growth: What Does A Constant Rate Mean?

3.2 Exponential Growth and Decay: Constant Percentage Rates

3.3 Logarithmic Phenomena: Compressed Scales

3.4 Quadratics and Parabolas

4 Personal Finance

4.1 Saving Money: The Power of Compounding

4.2 Borrowing: How Much Car Can You Afford?

4.3 Saving for the Long Term: Build That Nest Egg

4.4 Credit Cards: Paying Off Consumer Debt

4.5 Inflation, Taxes, and Stocks: Managing Your Money

5 Introduction to Probability

5.1 Calculating Probabilities: How Likely Is It?

5.2 Medical Testing and Conditional Probability: Ill or Not?

5.3 Counting and Theoretical Probabilities: How Many?

5.4 More Ways of Counting: Permuting and Combining

5.5 Expected Value and the Law of Large Numbers: Don’t Bet on It

6 Statistics

6.1 Data Summary and Presentation: Boiling Down the Numbers

6.2 The Normal Distribution: Why the Bell Curve?

6.3 The Statistics of Polling: Can We Believe the Polls?

6.4 Statistical Inference and Clinical Trials: Effective Drugs?

7 Graph Theory

7.1 Modeling With Graphs and Finding Euler Circuits

7.2 Hamilton Circuits and Traveling Salesmen: Efficient Routes

7.3 Trees: Viral E-mails and Spell Checkers

8 Voting and Social Choice

8.1 Measuring Voting Power: Does My Vote Count?

8.2 Voting Systems: How Do We Choose a Winner?

8.3 Fair Division: What Is a Fair Share?

8.4 Apportionment: Am I Represented?

9 Geometry

9.1 Perimeter, Area, and Volume: How Do I Measure?

9.2 Proportionality and Similarity: Changing the Scale

9.3 Symmetries and Tilings: Form and Patterns