Contemporary Mathematics

# Index

Symbols
68-95-99.7 Rule 8.6 The Normal Distribution
A
$a a$ is greater than $b b$ 3.2 The Integers
absolute value of an integer 3.2 The Integers
acute angle 10.2 Angles
acyclic 12.10 Trees
additive system of numbers 4.2 Early Numeration Systems
adjusted gross income 6.13 Income Tax
Algebraic expressions 5.1 Algebraic Expressions
angle of depression 10.8 Right Triangle Trigonometry
annual percentage rate 6.3 Simple Interest
approval voting ballot 11.1 Voting Methods
approval voting system 11.1 Voting Methods
arithmetic sequence 3.10 Arithmetic Sequences
Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem 11.2 Fairness in Voting Methods
average (or mean) of a set of 3.2 The Integers
B
$b b$ is less than $a a$ 3.2 The Integers
biconditional 2.2 Compound Statements
billing period 6.10 Credit Cards
binned frequency distribution 8.1 Gathering and Organizing Data
binomial experiments 7.10 The Binomial Distribution
brute force algorithm 12.9 Traveling Salesperson Problem
C
cardinal value 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
Cardinal voting systems 11.2 Fairness in Voting Methods
cardinality of the union of two sets 1.4 Set Operations with Two Sets
categorical frequency distribution 8.1 Gathering and Organizing Data
chain rule for conditional arguments 2.7 Logical Arguments
chromatic number 12.4 Navigating Graphs
clock arithmetic 3.7 Clock Arithmetic
combinations 7.3 Combinations
compound interest 6.4 Compound Interest
compound statement 2.2 Compound Statements
Condorcet criterion 11.2 Fairness in Voting Methods
constant difference 3.10 Arithmetic Sequences
constant of proportionality 5.4 Ratios and Proportions
constant sequence 3.11 Geometric Sequences
contrapositive 2.5 Equivalent Statements
countably infinite 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
credit limit 6.10 Credit Cards
cubic meter 9.1 The Metric System
cubic units 9.3 Measuring Volume
cumulative distribution function 7.10 The Binomial Distribution
F
fixed interest rate 6.8 The Basics of Loans
Fleury’s algorithm 12.6 Euler Trails
forest 12.10 Trees
Four-Color Map Theorem 12.4 Navigating Graphs
Four-Color Theorem 12.4 Navigating Graphs
fractional form 6.1 Understanding Percent
function 5.7 Functions
G
geometric sequence 3.11 Geometric Sequences
geometric solids 10.7 Volume and Surface Area
glide reflection 10.5 Tessellations
golden ratio 13.1 Math and Art
golden rectangles 13.1 Math and Art
graph colorings 12.4 Navigating Graphs
greatest common divisor 3.1 Prime and Composite Numbers
gross income 6.13 Income Tax
H
Hamilton circuits 12.7 Hamilton Cycles
Hamilton cycles 12.7 Hamilton Cycles
Hamilton paths 12.8 Hamilton Paths
Hare Method 11.1 Voting Methods
Hindu-Arabic numeration system 4.1 Hindu-Arabic Positional System
I
Inclusion/Exclusion Principle 7.8 The Addition Rule for Probability
inductive arguments 2.1 Statements and Quantifiers
infinite sets 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
installment loan 6.8 The Basics of Loans
instant runoff voting (IRV) 11.1 Voting Methods
intersection of two sets 1.4 Set Operations with Two Sets
irrational numbers 3.5 Irrational Numbers
issue price 6.7 Investments
K
Kruskal’s algorithm 12.10 Trees
M
majority criterion 11.2 Fairness in Voting Methods
mapping 5.7 Functions
Mathematical modeling 13.3 Math and Medicine
metric system Introduction
minimum spanning tree 12.10 Trees
money market account 6.6 Methods of Savings
multigraph 12.1 Graph Basics
multiplication and division in bases 4.5 Multiplication and Division in Base Systems
multiplication principle 2.3 Constructing Truth Tables
Multiplication Rule for Counting 7.1 The Multiplication Rule for Counting
N
natural numbers 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
nearest neighbor method 12.9 Traveling Salesperson Problem
negation of a logical statement 2.1 Statements and Quantifiers
neighboring 12.1 Graph Basics
net worth 3.2 The Integers
$n n$ -coloring 12.4 Navigating Graphs
normal distributions 8.6 The Normal Distribution
O
obtuse angle 10.2 Angles
odds against 7.7 What Are the Odds?
odds in favor 7.7 What Are the Odds?
order of operations 3.3 Order of Operations
ordinary annuity 6.6 Methods of Savings
origination date 6.3 Simple Interest
S
savings account 6.6 Methods of Savings
scaling factor 10.3 Triangles
scientific notation 3.9 Scientific Notation
security deposit 6.11 Buying or Leasing a Car
Sequences 1.2 Subsets
series 1.2 Subsets
set builder notation 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
simple graph 12.1 Graph Basics
simple interest 6.3 Simple Interest
simple random sample 8.1 Gathering and Organizing Data
simplify an expression 5.1 Algebraic Expressions
solutions of a system of equations 5.9 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
spanning trees 12.10 Trees
square meter 9.1 The Metric System
square units 9.2 Measuring Area
standardized score 8.6 The Normal Distribution
Stem-and-leaf plots 8.2 Visualizing Data
straight angle 10.2 Angles
subjective probability 7.5 Basic Concepts of Probability
subset 1.2 Subsets
systematic random sample 8.1 Gathering and Organizing Data
T
tax credits 6.13 Income Tax
taxable income 6.13 Income Tax
tessellations 10.5 Tessellations
theoretical probability 7.5 Basic Concepts of Probability
title and registration fee 6.11 Buying or Leasing a Car
total weight 12.7 Hamilton Cycles
translation 10.5 Tessellations
traveling salesperson problem (TSP) 12.9 Traveling Salesperson Problem
two-round system 11.1 Voting Methods
tyranny of the majority 11.2 Fairness in Voting Methods
V
variable expenses 6.5 Making a Personal Budget
variable interest rate 6.8 The Basics of Loans
Venn diagram with three intersecting sets 1.5 Set Operations with Three Sets
vertex 10.2 Angles
vertical line test 5.7 Functions
W
weighted graph 12.7 Hamilton Cycles
well-defined sets 1.1 Basic Set Concepts
whole step 13.4 Math and Music
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