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Survey of Mathematics with Applications

Survey of Mathematics with Applications - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321501073

Cover of Survey of Mathematics with Applications 8TH 09 (ISBN 978-0321501073)
ISBN13: 978-0321501073
ISBN10: 0321501071
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Survey of Mathematics with Applications - 8TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321501073

Allen R. Angel

ISBN13: 978-0321501073
ISBN10: 0321501071
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

This best-selling text balances solid mathematical coverage with a comprehensive overview of mathematical concepts as they relate to varied disciplines. The text provides an appreciation of mathematics, highlighting mathematical history, and applications of math to the arts and sciences. It is an ideal book for students who require a general overview of mathematics, especially those majoring in liberal arts, the social sciences, business, nursing and allied health fields. Let us introduce you to the practical, interesting, accessible, and powerful world of mathematics today-the world ofA Survey of Mathematics with Applications,8e.

Author Bio

Allen Angel received his BS and MS in mathematics from SUNY at New Paltz. He completed additional graduate work at Rutgers University. He taught at Sullivan County Community College and Monroe Community College, where he served as chairperson of the Mathematics Department. He served as Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation at Rutgers University for the summers of 1967 - 1970. He was President of The New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYSMATYC). He also served as Northeast Vice President of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC). Allen lives in Palm Harbor, Florida but spends his summers in Penfield, New York. He enjoys playing tennis and watching sports. He also enjoys traveling with his wife Kathy.

Christine Abbott received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from SUNY Brockport and her graduate degree in mathematics education from Syracuse University. Since then she has taught mathematics at Monroe Community College and has recently chaired the department. In her spare time she enjoys watching sporting events, particularly baseball, college basketball, college football and the NFL. She also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading

Dennis Runde has a BS degree and an MS degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin--Platteville and Milwaukee respectively. He has a PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida. He has been teaching for over fifteen years at Manatee Community College in Florida and for almost ten at Saint Stephen's Episcopal School. Besides coaching little league baseball, his other interests include history, politics, fishing, canoeing, and cooking. He and his wife Kristin stay busy keeping up with their three sons--Alex, Nick, and Max.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 Critical Thinking Skills 2
2 Sets 42
3 Logic 86
4 Systems of Numeration 152
5 Number Theory & the Real Number System 188
6 Algebra, Graphs, & Functions 264
7 Systems of Linear Equations & Inequalities 350
8 The Metric System 396
9 Geometry 432
10 Mathematical Systems 492
11 Consumer Mathematics 520
12 Probability 572
13 Statistics 654
Answers A-1
Credits A-51
Index I-1