Garfunkel, Solomon A. 1943
Overview
Works:  257 works in 525 publications in 2 languages and 3,963 library holdings 

Genres:  Popular works Educational films Nonfiction films 
Roles:  Host, Author, Editor, Director, Narrator, Other 
Classifications:  QA7, 510 
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Most widely held works about
Solomon A Garfunkel
 Management science, overview : management science, Street smart( Visual )
 Social choice, overview : Social choice, the impossible dream( Visual )
 Management Science, juicy problems( Visual )
 On size and shape, its started in Greese( Visual )
 Statistics ; confident conclusions( Visual )
 Computer science, moving picture show : Summing up( Visual )
 Statistics, overview : statistics, behind the headlines( Visual )
 Management Sciencetrains, planes and critical paths : Management science, juggling machines( Visual )
 Computer science, counting by twos : Computer science, creating a code( Visual )
 The prisoner's dilemma( Visual )
 It grows and grows ; Stand up conic( Visual )
 Statistics, picture this : statistics, place your bets( Visual )
 Computer science : counting by twos and Computer science : creating a code( Visual )
 Overview( Visual )
 Statistics( Visual )
 Statistics( Visual )
 Statistics( Visual )
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Most widely held works by
Solomon A Garfunkel
For all practical purposes : introduction to contemporary mathematics by
Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.)(
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28 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A project of Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
28 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A project of Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
UMAP modules, 19771979 : tools for teaching by
Education Development Center(
Book
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3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
UMAP modules, 1980 : tools for teaching by
Undergraduate Mathematics Applications Project(
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3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College algebra : in simplest terms(
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the role of algebra in daily life and demonstrates practical applications in the workplace. Uses symbols, charts, pictures, and stateoftheart computer graphics to illustrate basic algebraic techniques. Reviews problems stepby step, focusing on the methods students find most difficult to grasp
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the role of algebra in daily life and demonstrates practical applications in the workplace. Uses symbols, charts, pictures, and stateoftheart computer graphics to illustrate basic algebraic techniques. Reviews problems stepby step, focusing on the methods students find most difficult to grasp
Mathematics : modeling our world(
Book
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16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors of this text demonstrate using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators
16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors of this text demonstrate using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators
Algebra : in simplest terms(
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4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solving equations is a basic operation of all higher math. This set shows algebra's usefulness to retailers, biologists, and even anyone who drives a car. Host Sol Garfunkel walks viewers through realistic problems, highlighting the common trouble spots
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solving equations is a basic operation of all higher math. This set shows algebra's usefulness to retailers, biologists, and even anyone who drives a car. Host Sol Garfunkel walks viewers through realistic problems, highlighting the common trouble spots
For all practical purposes. On size and shape(
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7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 18 discusses population growth and the importance of knowing it's rate of growth. Examples of growth rate are given from the banking industry (compound interest) and fishing industry (fish population). Program 19 explains conic sections, giving their history in terms of discovery and applications. Shows how various forms of a circle can be derived by a cone and a plane
7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 18 discusses population growth and the importance of knowing it's rate of growth. Examples of growth rate are given from the banking industry (compound interest) and fishing industry (fish population). Program 19 explains conic sections, giving their history in terms of discovery and applications. Shows how various forms of a circle can be derived by a cone and a plane
For all practical purposes(
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in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series which stresses the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. Presents a great variety of problems that can be modeled and solved by quantitative means
in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series which stresses the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. Presents a great variety of problems that can be modeled and solved by quantitative means
For all practical purposes(
Visual
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8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sol Garfunkel takes the viewer on an exploration of statistics and their related display and interpretative disciplines. Methods of gathering useable reliable date, such as randomization, and sampling are discussed. Methods of graphical displaying data from histograms to three dimensional computer arrays are shown. Statistics are shown to be useful when patterns of events are more important than individual events themselves. Finally the methods for stating the reliability of the results are explored
8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sol Garfunkel takes the viewer on an exploration of statistics and their related display and interpretative disciplines. Methods of gathering useable reliable date, such as randomization, and sampling are discussed. Methods of graphical displaying data from histograms to three dimensional computer arrays are shown. Statistics are shown to be useful when patterns of events are more important than individual events themselves. Finally the methods for stating the reliability of the results are explored
Precalculus : modeling our world(
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4 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College algebra : modeling our world by
Nancy Crisler(
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5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For all practical purposes. Statistics :(
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4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 8 focuses on exploratory data analysis, emphasizing that the human eye and brain are the best known devices to see and recognize patterns. Introduces histograms, medians, quartiles, scatterplots and boxplots. Program 9 analyzes how we can predict longterm patterns of chance events by looking at the operation of a gambling casino. Introduces elementary probability concepts along with an analysis of normal curves, standard deviation and expected value
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 8 focuses on exploratory data analysis, emphasizing that the human eye and brain are the best known devices to see and recognize patterns. Introduces histograms, medians, quartiles, scatterplots and boxplots. Program 9 analyzes how we can predict longterm patterns of chance events by looking at the operation of a gambling casino. Introduces elementary probability concepts along with an analysis of normal curves, standard deviation and expected value
For all practical purposes. Management science :(
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4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 1 demonstrates the scope of applicability of management science concepts to algorithms. Program 2 explains the use of graphs in solving routing problems
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 1 demonstrates the scope of applicability of management science concepts to algorithms. Program 2 explains the use of graphs in solving routing problems
Algebra : in simplest terms(
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2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an instructional series of 26 halfhour programs for high school, college, and adult learners, or for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. Host Sol Garfunkel explains concepts that may baffle many students, while graphic illustrations and onlocation examples demonstrate how algebra is used for solving realworld problems. Algebra is important in today's world, used in such diverse fields as agriculture, sports, genetics, social science, and medicine. This series helps students connect algebra's mathematical themes and applications to daily life
2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an instructional series of 26 halfhour programs for high school, college, and adult learners, or for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. Host Sol Garfunkel explains concepts that may baffle many students, while graphic illustrations and onlocation examples demonstrate how algebra is used for solving realworld problems. Algebra is important in today's world, used in such diverse fields as agriculture, sports, genetics, social science, and medicine. This series helps students connect algebra's mathematical themes and applications to daily life
For all practical purposes. Computer science(
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4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 21 is an overview of the relationship between mathematics and computer science. Discusses the role mathematics has played in the development of computers and gives a short history of famous mathemeticians who also contributed to this field. Program 22 explains the characteristics of algorithms and how a computer uses them. Shows how the advance in computer speed is due in large part to new methods of calculations, or algorithms
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 21 is an overview of the relationship between mathematics and computer science. Discusses the role mathematics has played in the development of computers and gives a short history of famous mathemeticians who also contributed to this field. Program 22 explains the characteristics of algorithms and how a computer uses them. Shows how the advance in computer speed is due in large part to new methods of calculations, or algorithms
For all practical purposes. Social choice :(
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5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 15 discusses the human problem of making decisions, such as in business and politics. Partial conflict results in these situations and cooperation for mutual benefit is shown to be the best solution for these games of partial conflict
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 15 discusses the human problem of making decisions, such as in business and politics. Partial conflict results in these situations and cooperation for mutual benefit is shown to be the best solution for these games of partial conflict
Mathematical models with applications(
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3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics : modeling our world : PreCalculus(
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2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors of this text demonstrate using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors of this text demonstrate using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators
For all practical purposes(
Visual
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5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with how mathematics can be used to make social choices ranging from a fair voting system, determining award winners, and setting economic and governmental planning priorities. Uses computer graphics, animation sequences, and live action. Intended for entrylevel liberal arts students
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with how mathematics can be used to make social choices ranging from a fair voting system, determining award winners, and setting economic and governmental planning priorities. Uses computer graphics, animation sequences, and live action. Intended for entrylevel liberal arts students
Mathematics : modeling our world(
Book
)
in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors demonstrate mathematical modeling and using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators. Course 4 (Precalculus) is intended as a bridge between MMOW and collegiate mathematics. It introduces students to a number of new concepts (i.e. matrices and vectors) and teaches them new skills that will help prepare them for entrylevel undergraduate mathemematics courses, including calculus and discrete mathematics
in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors demonstrate mathematical modeling and using mathematical concepts to solve truly interesting problems about how our world works. Mathematical modeling is the process of looking at a problem, finding a mathematical core, working within that core, and coming back to see what mathematics tells you about the problem. Real problems ask such questions as: How do we create computer animations? Where should we locate a fire station? How do we effectively control an animal population? This approach integrates a mix of ideas in geometry, algebra, and data analysis with technologies of computers and graphing calculators. Course 4 (Precalculus) is intended as a bridge between MMOW and collegiate mathematics. It introduces students to a number of new concepts (i.e. matrices and vectors) and teaches them new skills that will help prepare them for entrylevel undergraduate mathemematics courses, including calculus and discrete mathematics
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 Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.) Other
 Malkevitch, Joseph 1942 Other
 Steen, Lynn Arthur 19412015 Other Editor
 CheddAngier Production Company
 Blatt, Joseph 1948 Producer Author of screenplay Director
 Annenberg/CPB Project
 Annenberg/CPB Collection
 Finney, Ross L. Editor
 Education Development Center
 Intellimation, Inc
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