This new edition preserves the author's highly regarded approach to technical math, while enhancing the integration of technology in the text. A fully developed MyMathLab program that may be packaged with every text, providing students with unlimited practice, guided instruction, and video worked examples for every section of the textbook. New exercises add variety of learning opportunities for students,providing students with a greater variety of exercises. There is coverage of the advanced graphing calculator (T189), primarily for use in the calculus chapters.
A textbook intended primarily for students in technical and pre- engineering technology programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required. There is an integrated treatment of mathematical topics, from algebra to calculus, with numerous applications from many fields of technology to indicate where and how mathematical techniques are used. For this edition (fifth was 1990), most sections have been rewritten to some degree to include additional or revised explanatory material, examples, and exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)