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An approachable reference offering a wide coverage of various mathematical concepts in relation to different disciplines, A Survey of Mathematics with Applications remains the authority when it comes to multidisciplinary approaches to math. Authors Angel, Abbott, and Runde seek not only to improve the student's number skills, but also his appreciation for...
An approachable reference offering a wide coverage of various mathematical concepts in relation to different disciplines, A Survey of Mathematics with Applications remains the authority when it comes to multidisciplinary approaches to math. Authors Angel, Abbott, and Runde seek not only to improve the student's number skills, but also his appreciation for mathematics, its history, and applications. The book effectively relates mathematical concepts to various disciplines of the arts and sciences, making it the best tool for those taking up general mathematics courses. It is widely recommended in business, liberal arts, nursing and related health fields, and social sciences. A Survey of Mathematics with Applications (8th Edition) ISBN 9780321501073 is an accessible and practical manual. The book even includes solutions to select exercises as well as the chapter and review tests to encourage self-study and help students learn from their mistakes. The introductory chapters talk about basic critical thinking skills, inductive reasoning, estimation, and problem solving. Other topics discussed include sets and logic, numeration systems, real numbers and number theory, algebra, graphs, and functions, and many others. More advanced discussions of mathematical systems, consumer mathematics, statistics and probability are also explained. Written by an experienced author team, the book guarantees sound pedagogy and comprehensive coverage of important topics. Allen Angelis a seasoned professor, with BS and MS degrees in mathematics from SUNY, New Paltz. He is affiliated with the National Science Foundation and Rutgers University, where he served as an assistant director. Christine Abbott teaches mathematics at Monroe Community College, and earned her graduate degree from Syracuse University. Dennis Runde received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and his PhD from the University of South Florida. He has 25 years of teaching experience, having taught mathematics at Manatee Community College for 15 years and Saint Stephen's Episcopal School or 10 years.
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