Authors : Richard Aufmann; Joanne S. Lockwood; Richard D. Nation; Daniel K. Clegg

9781111578497

1008 Pages Hardcover

3rd Edition | Previous Editions: 2007, 2004

©2013, Published

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MATHEMATICAL EXCURSIONS, Third Edition, teaches students that mathematics is a system of knowing and understanding our surroundings. For example, sending information across the Internet is better understood when one understands prime numbers; the perils of radioactive waste take on new meaning when ... more

Features

Content includes a subsection on Reading and Interpreting Graphs, a section on Right Triangle Trigonometry, and a section on Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds.

An online algebra review appendix helps students review prerequisite algebra concepts.

An Excursion activity and corresponding Excursion Exe... more

New to this Edition

The Third Edition's table of contents has been reorganized and rearranged to group the chapters by broad topics that you can cover sequentially.

In the News exercises, based on media sources, have been added to this edition, providing another way to engage students by demonstrating the contemporary... more

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