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Mathematical Ideas - 9th edition

Mathematical Ideas (ISBN10: 0321043243; ISBN13: 9780321043245)
ISBN13: 978-0321043245
ISBN10: 0321043243

Summary: This best-selling text is written for the non-science, non-mathematics major. The book's flexible organization and self-contained chapters enable instructors to tailor the text to their preferred syllabus. It focuses on essential concepts and skills while imparting an appreciation for the many practical and fascinating applications of mathematics to everyday life. The ninth edition continues to adhere to NCTM and AMATYC standards with an emphasis on cooperative learn
ing through collaborative investigations, the inclusion of real data and the optional use of graphing technology.


Features :
  • NEW! Enhanced supplements package now includes InterAct Math tutorial software, MathXL, Digital Video Tutor, a Web site and an Instructor's Edition with answers to all exercises.
  • NEW! Collaborative Investigations have been expanded to increase the opportunity for group activity, motivate student involvement, and promote critical thinking.
  • NEW! Inductive Reasoning is now covered before deductive reasoning in Chapter One to help build student confidence.
  • NEW! Sections 5.1 and 5.2 were updated to reflect important developments in identifying and factoring large prime numbers, demonstrating to students the impact of computers in this area.
  • The Consumer Mathematics chapter (13) now has more coverage of mutual funds.
  • 25% new exercises.
  • Enhanced problem-solving theme woven throughout the text.
  • Problem-solving strategies relate the discussion of strategies to techniques that are covered in the text.
  • Applications using real data, graphs and charts are now more thoroughly integrated into the text, examples and exercises. An Index of Applications has been added.
  • Optional coverage of graphing calculators is included in the textual material, activities and exercises.
  • Optional Extension sections cover additional topics in greater depth.
...show more
Summary: This best-selling text is written for the non-science, non-mathematics major. The book's flexible organization and self-contained chapters enable instructors to tailor the text to their preferred syllabus. It focuses on essential concepts and skills while imparting an appreciation for the many practical and fascinating applications of mathematics to everyday life. The ninth edition continues to adhere to NCTM and AMATYC standards with an emphasis on cooperative learning through collaborative investigations, the inclusion of real data and the optional use of graphing technology.


Features :
  • NEW! Enhanced supplements package now includes InterAct Math tutorial software, MathXL, Digital Video Tutor, a Web site and an Instructor's Edition with answers to all exercises.
  • NEW! Collaborative Investigations have been expanded to increase the opportunity for group activity, motivate student involvement, and promote critical thinking.
  • NEW! Inductive Reasoning is now covered before deductive reasoning in Chapter One to help build student confidence.
  • NEW! Sections 5.1 and 5.2 were updated to reflect important developments in identifying and factoring large prime numbers, demonstrating to students the impact of computers in this area.
  • The Consumer Mathematics chapter (13) now has more coverage of mutual funds.
  • 25% new exercises.
  • Enhanced problem-solving theme woven throughout the text.
  • Problem-solving strategies relate the discussion of strategies to techniques that are covered in the text.
  • Applications using real data, graphs and charts are now more thoroughly integrated into the text, examples and exercises. An Index of Applications has been added.
  • Optional coverage of graphing calculators is included in the textual material, activities and exercises.
  • Optional Extension sections cover additional topics in greater depth.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 9TH 01
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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