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Mathematics: An Applied Approach

Mathematics: An Applied Approach
Author: Michael Sullivan - Abe Mizrahi
ISBN 13: 9780471327844
ISBN 10: 471327840
Edition: 8
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-06-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1260
List Price: N/A

Continuing its rich tradition of engaging students and demonstrating how mathematics applies to various fields of study, the new edition of this text is packed with real data and real-life applications to business, economics, social and life sciences. Users continually praise Sullivan and Mizrahi for their attention to conceptual development, well-graded and applied examples and exercise sets that include CPA, CMA, and Actuarial exam questions. The new Eighth Edition also features a new full color design and improved goal-oriented pedagogy to facilitate understanding, including:

  • More opportunities for the use of graphing calculator, including screen shots and instructions.
  • Icons clearly identify each opportunity for the use of spreadsheets or graphing calculator.
  • Work problems appear throughout the text, giving the student the chance to immediately reinforce the concept or skill they have just learned.

  • Chapter Reviews contain a variety of features to help synthesize the ideas of the chapter, including: Objectives Check, Important Terms and Concepts, True-False Items,Fill in the Blanks, Review Exercises, Mathematical Questions from Professional Exams (CPA).


Introduces linear algebra, probability, and calculus, focusing on real-world applications in business and social sciences. Features exercises keyed to text and selected answers, chapter summaries with page references, a review of algebra and geometry, an appendix on using LINDO, and questions from professional CPA, CMA, and Actuary exams. This sixth edition includes technology exercises, streamlined review chapters, expanded coverage of linear programming and finance, and new material on random variables, as well as many new exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)