A Survey of Mathematics with Applications
Pearson Education, Feb 1, 2004 - Mathematics - 825 pages
This best-selling text balances solid mathematical coverage with a comprehensive overview of mathematical concepts as they relate to varied disciplines. The text provides an appreciation of mathematics, highlighting mathematical history, and applications of math to the arts and sciences. It is an ideal book for students who require a general overview of mathematics, especially those majoring in liberal arts, the social sciences, business, nursing and allied health fields. Let us introduce you to the practical, interesting, accessible, and powerful world of mathematics today-the world of "A Survey of Mathematics with Applications, "Expanded 8e.""
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