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Survey of Mathematics with Applications

ISBN-10: 0321205650

ISBN-13: 9780321205650

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis Runde

List price: $142.67
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The sixth edition of this best-selling text balances solid mathematical coverage with a comprehensive overview of mathematical ideas as they relate to varied disciplines. This book provides an appreciation of mathematics, highlighting mathematical history, applications of mathematics to the arts and sciences across cultures, and introduces students to the uses of technology in mathematics. Exercise sets are now organized into Concept/Writing, Practice the Skills, Problem Solving, Challenge Problems/Group Activities, Research Activities. An updated Consumer Math section including updated material on sources of credit and mutual funds. Motivational, chapter-opening material demonstrates connections between math and various other disciplines. KEY MARKET For those who require a general overview of mathematics, especially in the fields of elementary education, the social sciences, business, nursing and allied health fields.
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Book details

List price: $142.67
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/18/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1056
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.950
Language: English

Critical Thinking Skills
Inductive Reasoning
Problem Solving
Set Concepts
Venn Diagrams and Set Operations
Venn Diagrams with Three Sets and Verification of Equality of Sets
Application of Sets
Infinite Sets
Statements and Logical Connectives
Truth Tables for Negation, Conjunction, and Disjunction
Truth Tables for the Conditional and Biconditional
Equivalent Statements
Symbolic Arguments
Euler Diagrams and Syllogistic Arguments
Switching Circuits
Systems of Numeration
Additive, Multiplicative, and Ciphered Systems of Numeration
Place-Value or Positional-Value Numeration Systems
Other Bases
Computation in Other Bases
Early Computational Methods
Number Theory and the Real Number System
Number Theory
The Integers
The Rational Numbers
The Irrational Numbers and the Real Number System
Real Numbers and Their Properties
Rules of Exponents and Scientific Notation
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Fibonacci Sequence
Algebra, Graphs, and Functions
Order of Operations
Linear Equations In One Variable
Applications of Linear Equations In One Variable
Linear Inequalities
Graphing Linear Equations
Linear Inequalities In Two Variables
Solving Quadratic Equations by Using Factoring and By Using the Quadratic Formula
Functions and Their Graphs
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Linear Equations
Solving Systems of Linear Equations By the Substitution and Addition Methods
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Using Matrices
Systems of Linear Inequalities
Linear Programming
The Metric System
Basic Terms and Conversions Within The Metric System
Length, Area, and Volume
Mass and Temperature
Dimensional Analysis and Conversions To and From the Metric System
Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles