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Employing a practical, "learn by doing" approach, this 1st-rate text fosters the development of the skills beyond pure mathematics needed to set up and manipulate mathematical models. From a diversity of fields — including science, engineering, and operations research — come over 100 reality-based examples. 1978 edition. Includes 27 black-and-white figures.
Reprint of the John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1978 edition.
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