Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Discrete Mathematics and its Applications - Text Only - 4th edition

Discrete Mathematics and its Applications - Text Only (ISBN10: 0072899050; ISBN13: 9780072899054)
ISBN13: 978-0072899054
ISBN10: 0072899050

Summary: This text is designed for the sophomore/junior level introduction to discrete mathematics taken by students preparing for future coursework in areas such as math, computer science and engineering. Rosen has become a bestseller largely due to how effectively it addresses the main portion of the discrete market, which is typically characterized as the mid to upper level in rigor. The strength of Rosen's approach has been the effective balance of theory with relevant ap ...show moreplications, as well as the overall comprehensive nature of the topic coverage.
New/Better coverage of nonhomogeneous linear recurrence relations with constant coefficients is now in the text, rather than in an exercise set.
Generating functions are now covered in a separate section in the main body of the text, expanding the coverage previously found in the appendix.
More coverage of probability theory is included in this edition. New topics covered include the variance of a random variable and Chebyshev's inequality.
Material has been added to the text that demonstrates that discrete mathematics is an active subject with many open questions and with many new discoveries. For example, there is now coverage of Mersenne primes, including the discoveries of new primes in 1997 and 1998, the range for which the Goldbach conjecture has been verified, and the variation of the Tower of Hanoi puzzle with four pegs.
Examples and exercises illustrating the application of discrete mathematics to the protocols and network architecture of the Internet have been added. For example, counting problems involving Internet addresses and Internet Protocol packets, Boolean searching for Web pages and examples about spanning trees and Internet routings have been added.
Many new exercises have been added. These include routine exercises, many requested by current users of the text, as well as challenging exercises, including those that develop new concepts.
Several new biographies have been added, including Charles Peirce, Pafnuty Chebyshev, and Marin Mersenne.
An extensive Web site has been developed to supplement the text for students and instructors. A special icon has been placed throughout the text whenever the Web pages for this book include annotated hyperlinks that can be used to find interesting Web sites relevant to the material under discussion. There are more than 100 different Web reference icons placed throughout the text. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 99
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.
Published: 12/11/1998
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $178.75
Used $5.00
Used
Save $173.75 (97%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 21 hours and 54 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

31 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications - Text Only
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (31)  |  New (2)  |  Like New (4)  |  Very Good (9)  |  Good (11)  |  Acceptable (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$6.59
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
HawkingBooks
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Seller Rating: 4.5
0072899050 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Ships Quickly - Buy with confidence!
$9.90
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
BookBuyers Online1 CA
San Jose, CA
Seller Rating: 4.64
1998 Hardcover Very good
$16.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
GuthrieBooks TX
Spring Branch, TX
Seller Rating: 4.56
Hardcover Very Good 0072899050 Hardcover. Very Good. Clean, tight.
$16.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
GuthrieBooks
Spring Branch, TX
Seller Rating: 4.71
0072899050 Hardcover. Very Good. Clean, tight.
$18.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
a2zbooks
Burgin, KY
Seller Rating: 4.67
Former school book, with usual markings and attachments. Mild shelf wear to cover. Text appears clean on bright, crisp pages and binding is like new. 678 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: ...show moreUnder 1 kilo. Category: Mathematics; ISBN: 0072899050. ISBN/EAN: 9780072899054. Inventory No: 1561029920. Fourth Edition. ...show less
$18.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
A2ZBooks Ky
Burgin, KY
Seller Rating: 4.6
1998 Hardcover Fourth Edition Very Good Condition Former school book, with usual markings and attachments. Mild shelf wear to cover. Text appears clean on bright, crisp pages and binding is like new ...show more. 678 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Mathematics; ISBN: 0072899050. ISBN/EAN: 9780072899054. Inventory No: 1561029920. ...show less
$32.26
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.52
Very good.
$134.05
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close