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Why Math? pp 44-61 | Cite as

Elementary Equations

  • R. D. Driver
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Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

Many day-to-day problems can be solved most easily with the aid of a little elementary algebra. Examples in this chapter will treat currency exchanges, speed and distance problems, mixtures, levers, and conversions between Celsius and Fahrenheit.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Driver
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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