3 edition of **Mathematics for the real world** found in the catalog.

Mathematics for the real world

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Published
**1982** by Charles E. Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .

Written in

- Mathematics -- Study and teaching.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [Jack Price ... et al.] |

Contributions | Price, Jack., Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | T80, xiv, 466 p. : |

Number of Pages | 466 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15493934M |

ISBN 10 | 0675057418 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 10334327 |

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