Book cover imageMath 105 - Math In Society - Open Textbook - Pilot Edition 0.3

For the new Edition 1.0 book, please go to our new website:


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This book is a derivative of Math in Society by David Lippman, and used under CC-BY-SA 3.0.
This book is licensed by Portland Community College under
CC-BY-SA 3.0.
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Pilot Edition 0.3
PDF Files
for viewing and printing
Word Documents
for use with screen readers
Required Chapters: 1-4 PDF
     Front Matter and Table of Contents PDF DOC
     Chapter 1: Logic and Sets PDF DOC
     Chapter 2: Financial Math PDF DOC
     Chapter 3: Statistics PDF DOC
     Chapter 4: Probability PDF DOC
Instructor Choice Chapters
     Chapter 5: Democracy available in edition 1.0 at the link above

     more available at Math in Society.
     Check with your instructor
     for which chapter(s) you need.


Pilot 0.3: Corrected typos and made minor edits. Added shading to Venn Diagrams for printing in black and white. (No page numbers changed) for Fall, 2019 - Summer 2020

Pilot 0.2: Corrected typos and section headers. Section 4.1, Exercise 4 has been corrected. (No page numbers changed) for Winter, 2019

Pilot 0.1: Original Edition for Fall, 2018


Project Lead: Cara Lee
Contributing Authors: Jess Brooks, Cara Lee, Sonya Redmond, Cindy Rochester-Gefre

Cover Image: Portland, Oregon Skyline from the Ross Island Bridge, by Visitor7, used under CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported, cropped.

Chapter 1 is a derivative of Math in Society: Logic, by David Lippman and Morgan Chase, and Math in Society: Sets by David Lippman, used under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Sections 2.2-2.4 are a derivative of Math in Society: Finance, by David Lippman, used under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Sections 2.1 and 2.5 are original to Portland Community College.

Section 2.5, Figure 1: Tax Buckets by John Chesbrough, used under CC-BY-ND-NC 4.0.

Chapter 3 is a derivative of Math in Society:Describing Data and Statistics, by David Lippman, Jeff Eldridge and, and, by David M. Lane, et al, used under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Chapter 4 is a derivative of Math in Society:Probability,by David Lippman, used under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Technology Screenshots:
All spreadsheet screenshots use Microsoft Excel under fair use. If you plan to redistribute this book, please consider whether your use is also fair use. screenshots are used for non-commercial use under

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