By Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis C. Runde

In a Liberal Arts Math path, a typical query scholars ask is, “Why do i need to be aware of this?” A Survey of arithmetic with purposes remains to be a best-seller since it indicates scholars how we use arithmetic in our day-by-day lives and why this is often very important. The 9th version additional emphasizes this with the addition of latest “Why this can be Important” sections in the course of the textual content. Real-life and up to date examples encourage the subjects all through, and quite a lot of workouts aid scholars to strengthen their problem-solving and significant considering skills.

Angel, Abbott, and Runde current the fabric in a manner that's transparent and available to non-math majors. The textual content encompasses a large choice of math themes, with contents which are versatile to be used in anybody- or two-semester Liberal Arts Math direction.

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Solution a) Quite a bit of information is provided in the example. We will first need to determine what information is needed to answer the question. To answer the question, we only need to use the information provided in the graph. From the graph, we can see that for assets to last 21 years, about 6% of the assets can be withdrawn annually. The amount that can be withdrawn annually is found as follows. 06 (500,000) = 30,000 Thus, about $30,000 can be withdrawn annually. b) Again, to solve this part of the example, we only need the information provided in the graph.

Carry out the plan. s 5SETHEPLANYOUDEVISEDIN3TEPTOSOLVETHEPROBLEM 4. Check the results. SKYOURSELFh$OESTHEANSWERMAKESENSEvANDh)STHEANSWERREASONABLEv If the answer is not reasonable, recheck your method for solving the problem and your calculations. s #ANYOUCHECKTHESOLUTIONUSINGTHEORIGINALSTATEMENT s )STHEREANALTERNATIVEMETHODTOARRIVEATTHESAMECONCLUSION s #ANTHERESULTSOFTHISPROBLEMBEUSEDTOSOLVEOTHERPROBLEMS The following examples show how to apply the guidelines for problem solving.

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