College Mathematics Through Applications

College Mathematics Through Applications

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This approach responds to the late-1990s reform movement in mathematics and the need for effective solutions in the workplace. The many practical applications of math concepts are illustrated throughout each chapter. Through active participation in chapter projects, activities, labs and the use of the graphing calculator, the student learns how to intuitively and methodically develop an effective solution. Graphing calculators are introduced as tools to solve problems, explore quantitative relationships, and extend the students' understanding of math concepts. The classroom presentation of this material features a CD-ROM that provides simulations, data analysis techniques, graphical solutions and videos to further enhance delivery of this approach to college more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1056 pages
  • 218.4 x 239.8 x 36.3mm | 1,714.6g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0766802302
  • 9780766802308

Table of contents

Linear equations; quadratic functions; models of periodic data; mathematical models in geometry - images in two and three dimensions; modelling motion in two dimensions; polar graphing and elementary programming; modelling with sequences and series; modelling with algebraic functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; maximizing the profit; matrices and 3-D graphing; modelling with probability and more