Author:
Geoffrey Akst - Sadie Bragg

ISBN 13:
9780321518026

ISBN 10:
321518020

Edition:
2

Publisher:
Pearson

Publication Date:
2008-01-18

Format:
Paperback

Pages:
768

List Price:
$172.00

KEY MESSAGE: Presented in a clear and concise style, the Akst/Bragg series teaches by example while expanding understanding with applications that are fully integrated throughout the text and exercise sets. Akst/Bragg’s user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs each example and its solution with a corresponding practice exercise. The concise writing style keeps readers’ interest and attention by presenting the mathematics with minimal distractions, and the motivating real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.

KEY TOPICS: Whole Numbers; Fractions; Decimals; Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations; Ratio and Proportion; Percents; Signed Numbers; Basic Statistics; More on Algebra; Measurement and Units; Basic Geometry

MARKET: for all readers interested in introductory algebra.