Publisher : Addison Wesley

Release : 2004

ISBN : 9780321168085

Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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**Book Description : **

The tenth edition of Mathematical Ideas is the best ever! We have continued with the features and pedagogy that has made this book so successful over the years and at the same time, we've spent a considerable amount of time to incorporate fresh data, new photos, and new content (by way of a new chapter on trigonometry). We have tried to reflect the needs of our users - both long-time readers and those new to the Math Ideas way of teaching liberal arts math. We hope you'll be pleased with the results. - Chapter Openers Each chapter opens with an application related to the chapter topic. These help students see the relevance of mathematics they are about to learn. - Varied Exercise Sets We continue to present a variety of exercises Including drill, conceptual, and applied problems. We continue to use graphs, tables, and charts when appropriate. Most sections include a few challenging exercises that require students to extend the ideas presented in the section. To address the issue of writing across the curriculum, most exercise sets include some exercises that require the student to answer by writing a few sentences. - For Further Thought These entries encourage students to discuss a