Authors : Ignacio Bello; Anton Kaul; Jack R. Britton

9781133107422

992 Pages Hardcover

10th Edition | Previous Editions: 2008, 2005, 2001

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Written for the Math for Liberal Arts course, TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS helps students see math at work in the world by presenting problem solving in purposeful and meaningful contexts. Many of the problems in the text demonstrate how math relates to subjects--such as sociology, psychology,... more

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Motivational chapter and section opening vignettes contain applications drawn from a broad range of fields and introduce students to the techniques and ideas covered. Applications are further integrated throughout the text, examples and in the exercise sets to help students develop the skills to app... more

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A Getting Started outline of objectives that corresponds to the objective heads in the exposition and in the end-of-section exercise sets has been added to the beginning of each section to provide students with a map to navigate each chapter.

In response to feedback from reviewers, Chapter 5 on Num... more

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WebAssign Instant Access for Liberal Arts Math & Teacher Math, Single-Term Courses

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