Excursions in Modern Mathematics

Author: Peter Tannenbaum
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0321914759
Release Date: 2013-03-07
Genre: Education

Books a la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book. Excursions in Modern Mathematics introduces you to the power of math by exploring applications like social choice and management science, showing that math is more than a set of formulas. Ideal for an applied liberal arts math course, Tannenbaum's text is known for its clear, accessible writing style and its unique exercise sets that build in complexity from basic to more challenging. The Eighth Edition offers more real data and applications to connect with today's readesr, expanded coverage of applications like growth, and revised exercise sets. This Package Contains: Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Eighth Edition, (a la Carte edition) with MyMathLab/MyStatLab Student Access Kit

Excursions in Modern Mathematics Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Peter Tannenbaum
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134469046
Release Date: 2017-01-11
Genre:

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For Books a la Carte editions that include MyLab(tm) or Mastering(tm), several versions may exist for each title -- including customized versions for individual schools -- and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering products. For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics. Math: Applicable, Accessible, Modern Excursions in Modern Mathematics introduces readers to the power and beauty of math. By developing an appreciation for the aesthetics and applicability of mathematics, readers who previously felt math was an "unknowable" subject can approach it with a new perspective. Contemporary topics ranging from elections, to networks, to analyzing data show readers that math is an accessible tool that can be applicable and interesting for anyone. Refinement and updating of examples and exercises, plus increased resources, makes the 9th Edition a relevant, accessible, and complete program. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(tm) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134453158 / 9780134453156 Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Books a la Carte Edition plus MyLab Math-- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134469046 / 9780134469041 Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Books a la Carte Edition 0321262522 / 9780321262523 MyLab Math -- Valuepack Access Card

Learn how to Study and SOAR to Success

Author: Kenneth A. Kiewra
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: PSU:000054277168
Release Date: 2004-10-01
Genre: Education

//-->1356O-5, 0-13-113562-7, Kiewra, Kenneth A., How to Study: Effectively Using the Pie Tap System, 1/E//-->A book that finally tells readers from all backgrounds exactly what to do when they study! Presenting a concept called SOAR, it allows them to soar to success. Sound practical advice is given forselecting (S), organizing (O), associating (A), and regulating (R) learning, all in a clear and entertaining manner.All topics in this brief yet complete book are chosen to give readers the best information available on the most effective study practices, whether they are taking classes, need to study for business-related certification exams, or want to retain information from what they read daily. SOAR applications are comprehensively covered. An excellent resource for any reader who wants to improve retention and simplify the exam-taking process.

Drugs Behavior and Modern Society

Author: Charles F. Levinthal
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134003047
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Genre: Self-Help

This text examines the impact of drug-taking behaviour on our society and our daily lives. The use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs are discussed from historical, biological, psychological and sociological perspectives.

Concepts of Modern Mathematics

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486134956
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Mathematics

In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts of groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and other mathematical subjects. 200 illustrations.

Mathematical Excursion Enhanced Edition

Author: Richard Aufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780538734998
Release Date: 2009-07-09
Genre: Mathematics

By presenting problem solving in purposeful and meaningful contexts, MATHEMATICAL EXCURSIONS, 2/e, provides students in the Liberal Arts course with a glimpse into the nature of mathematics and how it is used to understand our world. Highlights of the book include the proven Aufmann Interactive Method and multi-part Excursion exercises that emphasize collaborative learning. An extensive technology program provides instructors and students with a comprehensive set of support tools. This Enhanced Edition includes instant access to WebAssign, the most widely-used and reliable homework system. WebAssign presents over 500 problems, as well as links to relevant textbook sections, that help students grasp the concepts needed to succeed in this course. As an added bonus, the Start Smart Guide has been bound into this text. This guide contains instructions to help students learn the basics of WebAssign quickly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Elements of Modern Algebra

Author: Linda Gilbert
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285965918
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

ELEMENTS OF MODERN ALGEBRA, Eighth Edition, with its user-friendly format, provides you with the tools you need to succeed in abstract algebra and develop mathematical maturity as a bridge to higher-level mathematics courses. Strategy boxes give you guidance and explanations about techniques and enable you to become more proficient at constructing proofs. A summary of key words and phrases at the end of each chapter help you master the material. A reference section, symbolic marginal notes, an appendix, and numerous examples help you develop your problem-solving skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Books a la Carte Edition for a Survey of Mathematics with Applications

Author: Allen R. Angel
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134112261
Release Date: 2016-01-03
Genre: Mathematics

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value-this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. For courses covering general topics in math course, often called liberal arts math, contemporary math, or survey of math. Everyday math, everyday language. The Tenth Edition of A Survey of Mathematics with Applications continues the tradition of showing students how we use mathematics in our daily lives and why it's important, in a clear and accessible way. With straightforward language, detailed examples, and interesting applications, the authors ensure non-majors will relate to the math and understand the mathematical concepts that pervade their lives. With this revision, an expanded media program in MyMathLab, and a new workbook further build upon the tradition of motivating and supporting student learning. Also available with MyMathLab MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and engage with media resources to help them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NEW! This edition's MyMathLab course provides additional tools to help with understanding and preparedness. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm)& Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Looking Out Looking In

Author: Ronald B. Adler
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305855656
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Social Science

A longtime favorite with millions of readers, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition maintains its market-leading tradition of linking the latest research and theory to learners' everyday lives. Its accessible approach motivates readers to learn and apply communication principles in both personal relationships and on the job. Expanded emphasis on social media includes an all-new chapter devoted to the role of mediated communication in interpersonal relationships as well as integrated coverage throughout the book. In addition, diverse examples, new readings, compelling cartoons, lively photos, and popular culture references bring principles to life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Excursions in literature for Christian schools

Author: Donna L. Hess
Publisher: BJU Press
ISBN: 0890842744
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: Literary Collections

A collection of essays, short stories, poems, plays, and excerpts from longer works expressing Christian themes and values. Also includes passages from the Bible.

Introductory Algebra

Author: Marvin L. Bittinger
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0321951727
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Genre: Mathematics

The Bittinger Worktext Series recognizes that math hasn't changed, but students--and the way they learn math--have. This latest edition continues the Bittinger tradition of objective-based, guided learning, while also integrating timely updates to the proven pedagogy. This edition has a greater emphasis on guided learning and helping students get the most out of all of the resources available, including new mobile learning resources, whether in a traditional lecture, hybrid, lab-based, or online course. ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- 0321951727 / 9780321951724 Introductory Algebra Plus NEW MyMathLab with Pearson eText -- Instant Access Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 0321867963 / 9780321867964 Introductory Algebra

Fundamentals of Statistics

Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134508300
Release Date: 2017-01
Genre: Statistics

For courses in Introductory Statistics. Helping today's students think statistically Fundamentals of Statistics is the brief version of Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data. With Fundamentals of Statistics, author and instructor Mike Sullivan III draws on his passion for statistics and teaching to provide the tools needed to see that statistics is connected, not only within individual concepts, but also in the world at large. As a current introductory statistics instructor, Mike Sullivan pulls ideas and strategies used in his classroom into more than 350 new and updated exercises, over 100 new and updated examples, new Retain Your Knowledge problems, and Big Data problems. This practical text takes advantage of the latest statistical software, enabling you to focus on building conceptual understanding rather than memorizing formulas. All resources, including the Student Activity Workbook and Author in the Classroom videos were created for Mike's classroom to help you succeed and stay engaged. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134510143 / 9780134510149 Fundamentals of Statistics Plus MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0134508300 / 9780134508306 Fundamentals of Statistics, 5/e 032184839X/9780321848390 MyStatLab Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages 0321847997/9780321847997 MyStatLab Glue-in Access Card MyStatLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Essential Epidemiology

Author: Penny Webb
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316684191
Release Date: 2016-11-30
Genre: Medical

Taking a practical approach and supported by global examples from all areas of health, the new edition of this popular and highly commended textbook has been updated to reflect current epidemiological thinking and teaching. Based on feedback from teachers and students, material has been reordered to better suit courses and reflect the underlying logic and purpose of epidemiology. • Provides students with a rounded picture of the field by emphasizing the commonalities across different areas of epidemiology, including clinical epidemiology, and highlighting the key role of epidemiology in public health • Avoids complex mathematics by restricting this to optional material, thereby keeping the book accessible to students from non-quantitative backgrounds • Integrated and supplementary questions help students to reinforce concepts • A wealth of online material is available at www.cambridge.org/essential_epidemiology, including additional questions, advanced material for key concepts, recommendations for further reading, links to useful websites and slides for teaching, supporting both students and teachers.

A World of Art

Author: Henry M. Sayre
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780205923342
Release Date: 2012-06-25
Genre: Art

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. P rovide your students with an introduction to art that is inclusive and emphasizes critical thinking! Henry Sayre’s art appreciation text, The World of Art, is an amazing introduction to the world of art. Students with little background in the arts routinely reach out to Henry to share how the text has influenced their lives. This is so meaningful because Henry’s inspiration for A World of Art was his own students. His students wanted to see themselves reflected in their textbook. Henry decided to write an art appreciation textbook that represented all artists, not just the Western canon found at that time in the other texts. He also created a text that fostered critical thinking through looking at, talking about, and questioning works of art for his students. The result was A World of Art and the new seventh edition continues to build on those two themes- coverage of contemporary global art and a strong critical thinking framework throughout the text.

Algebra and Trigonometry

Author: Richard N. Aufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449425
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

Accessible to students and flexible for instructors, COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY, Eight Edition, incorporates the dynamic link between concepts and applications to bring mathematics to life. By integrating interactive learning techniques, the Aufmann team helps students to better understand concepts, work independently, and obtain greater mathematical fluency. The text also includes technology features to accommodate courses that allow the option of using graphing calculators. The authors' proven Aufmann Interactive Method allows students to try a skill as it is presented in example form. This interaction between the examples and Try Exercises serves as a checkpoint to students as they read the textbook, do their homework, or study a section. In the eighth edition, Review Notes are featured more prominently throughout the text to help students recognize the key prerequisite skills needed to understand new concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.