Practically everything we do in life involves negotiation. Many important issues—the political future of nations, the scope of business, the purchase of a house—hinge on negotiation. But negotiation is also an integral part of our everyday lives, whether you are resolving a quarrel, creating a family budget, or simply deciding where to eat lunch. Yet it’s easy to believe we’re usually at a disadvantage—that others are born negotiators, while we are not.
Content on this page is geared towards teaching the syntax of the language of mathematics, the rules and principles that we use in math. See Math in Real Life for a look at how we can use this information to enhance our lives.