2. Preview: Some Statements in English and the Language of Mathematics

  1. Robert Laurence Baber

Published Online: 26 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch2

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice

How to Cite

Baber, R. L. (2011) Preview: Some Statements in English and the Language of Mathematics, in The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118061770.ch2

Author Information

  1. Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470878897

Online ISBN: 9781118061770

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Keywords:

  • statements in English and the Language of Mathematics;
  • numerical thought puzzle;
  • mathematical model and correctness of syntax

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Ancient Problem: Planning the Digging of a Canal

  • The Wall Around the Ancient City of Uruk

  • A Numerical Thought Puzzle

  • A Nursery Rhyme

  • Making a Pot of Tea

  • Combining Data Files

  • Selecting a Telephone Tariff

  • Interest on Savings Accounts, Bonds, etc.

  • Sales and Value-Added Tax on Sales of Goods and Services

  • A Hand of Cards

  • Shear and Moment in a Beam

  • Forming Abbreviations of Names

  • The Energy in Earth's Reflected Sunlight vs. That in Extracted Crude Oil