Kaufmann and Schwitters have built this text's reputation on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets. This traditional text consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill; practice the skill to help solve equations; and then apply what you have... more
Kaufmann/Schwitters's straightforward, three-step problem-solving approach is introduced and reinforced throughout the textbook. The steps are: learn the algebraic skill; use the skill to help solve equations; apply the skill to solve the application problem.
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NEW Study Skill Tips appear at the beginning of each chapter to encourage best study practices throughout the course. A thought-provoking question related to the presented Study Skill Tip encourages students to think more about their current study habits or their past experiences with math.
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