Mathematics with Applications
For freshman/sophomore, 2-semester or 2 3 quarter courses covering college algebra, finite mathematics, and/or calculus for students in business, economics, social sciences, or life sciences departments.This book presents the content and More...
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For freshman/sophomore, 2-semester or 2 3 quarter courses covering college algebra, finite mathematics, and/or calculus for students in business, economics, social sciences, or life sciences departments.This book presents the content and applications in an accessible manner while maintaining an appropriate level of rigor. The authors proceed from familiar material to new, and from concrete examples to general rules and formulas. This edition retains its focus on real-world problem solving, but has been refreshed with a wealth of new data in the examples and exercises39% of the 623 examples are new or revised, and 28% of the 5,288 exercises are new or revised. The Table of Contents lends itself to tailoring the course to meet the specific needs of students and instructors.
Thomas W. Hungerford received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has taught at the University of Washington and at Cleveland State University, and is now at St. Louis University. His research fields are algebra and mathematics education. He is the author of many notable books for undergraduate and graduate level courses. In addition to ABSTRACT ALGEBRA: AN INTRODUCTION, these include: ALGEBRA (Springer, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, #73. 1974); MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS, Tenth Edition (Pearson, 2011; with M. Lial and J. Holcomb); and CONTEMPORARY PRECALCULUS, Fifth Edition (Cengage, 2009; with D. Shaw).