Understanding Modern Mathematics is an exceptional collection of topics meant to better acquaint students with mathematics through an exposure to its applications and an analysis of its culture. The text provides an in-depth focus on such key topics as probability, statistics, voting systems, game theory, and linear programming. Two additional chapters on geometry and symmetry can be found on the text's web site, providing students the opportunity to see the 3-dimensional geometric figures in full color. The text provides students with an understanding of how these important mathematical topics are relevant in their everyday lives while emphasizing the history of mathematics . Understanding Modern Mathematics is the perfect complement to any Liberal Arts Mathematics course.