Survey of Mathematics with Applications / Edition 8

Survey of Mathematics with Applications / Edition 8

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by Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis C. Runde
     
 

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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321632494
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Critical Thinking Skills2
2Sets42
3Logic86
4Systems of Numeration152
5Number Theory & the Real Number System188
6Algebra, Graphs, & Functions264
7Systems of Linear Equations & Inequalities350
8The Metric System396
9Geometry432
10Mathematical Systems492
11Consumer Mathematics520
12Probability572
13Statistics654
AnswersA-1
CreditsA-51
IndexI-1

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