Mathematics

Mathematics All Around

Author: Tom Pirnot

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134434681

Category: Mathematics

Page: 888

View: 1823

For courses in liberal arts mathematics. Given their widely varying backgrounds, students in Liberal Arts Math often enter the course with math anxiety. Pirnot's Mathematics All Around offers the supportive and patient writing style that students need to overcome that apprehension, developing useful skills through realistic applications that can be seen in the world around them. Relevant and approachable, the author's tone resembles the support students would receive during an instructor's office hours. The author emphasizes a problem-solving approach, reinforcing problem-solving methods and how to apply them throughout the text. The 6th Edition keeps students engaged with updated real-world applications, while also providing more support as they learn with new measurable objectives, revised exercise sets, significant enhancements to each chapter, as well as a new student Workbook. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(tm) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and engage with media resources to help them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134468929 / 9780134468921 Mathematics All Around plus MyLab Math -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: 0134434684 / 9780134434681 Mathematics All Around, 6/e 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Mathematics

Student Solutions Manual for Mathematics All Around

Author: Thomas Pirnot

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321837370

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 8867

This manual contains completely worked-out solutions for all the odd-numbered exercises in the text.
Computers

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python

Author: Hans Petter Langtangen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662498871

Category: Computers

Page: 922

View: 3841

The book serves as a first introduction to computer programming of scientific applications, using the high-level Python language. The exposition is example and problem-oriented, where the applications are taken from mathematics, numerical calculus, statistics, physics, biology and finance. The book teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming as well as object-oriented programming. High school mathematics is a required background and it is advantageous to study classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with reading this book. Besides learning how to program computers, the reader will also learn how to solve mathematical problems, arising in various branches of science and engineering, with the aid of numerical methods and programming. By blending programming, mathematics and scientific applications, the book lays a solid foundation for practicing computational science. From the reviews: Langtangen ... does an excellent job of introducing programming as a set of skills in problem solving. He guides the reader into thinking properly about producing program logic and data structures for modeling real-world problems using objects and functions and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. ... Summing Up: Highly recommended. F. H. Wild III, Choice, Vol. 47 (8), April 2010 Those of us who have learned scientific programming in Python ‘on the streets’ could be a little jealous of students who have the opportunity to take a course out of Langtangen’s Primer.” John D. Cook, The Mathematical Association of America, September 2011 This book goes through Python in particular, and programming in general, via tasks that scientists will likely perform. It contains valuable information for students new to scientific computing and would be the perfect bridge between an introduction to programming and an advanced course on numerical methods or computational science. Alex Small, IEEE, CiSE Vol. 14 (2), March /April 2012 “This fourth edition is a wonderful, inclusive textbook that covers pretty much everything one needs to know to go from zero to fairly sophisticated scientific programming in Python...” Joan Horvath, Computing Reviews, March 2015
Computers

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119377099

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 8167

Don't miss out on important features Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, 5th Edition is your ultimate guide to navigating the latest iPad and all the features that come with iOS 10. Whether this is your first iPad or just your newest upgrade, this book will quickly get you acquainted with your new favorite companion. No long-winded explanation, no technical jargon no complicated operations—just step-by-step instructions that walk you through everything from initial setup to key features Plus troubleshooting advice will help you fix minor problems without a trip to the Apple Genius Bar. Sidebars highlight expert tips and tricks, while full-color screenshots make it easy to follow along. Connect to WiFi and Bluetooth; download the best apps; sync your media, email, calendar, and more! Your iPad is more than just the world's greatest entertainment device—it's an extension of your desktop or laptop computer, allowing work and play to flow seamlessly from one to the other. From customizing your settings to locking security down tight, this book shows you everything you need to know to get the most out of your iPad. Whether you have an iPad Air, iPad Pro, or iPad mini, this guide has you covered. Updated to cover devices running iOS 10, this fifth edition shows you all the latest features that make the iPad the bestselling tablet around the globe. Get connected and explore the App Store, iTunes, and the Web Organize email, files, contacts, photos, videos, and more Set reminders, alarms, notifications, and other preferences Access your social media, music, movies, and more Exploring on your own may mean missing out on some of the hidden features that make the iPad great—swipe secrets and tap techniques reveal shortcuts that streamline almost everything you can do. If you're ready to dive in and get started, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad is the ideal resource.
Education

Help Your Kids with Science

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146543206X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 7565

Help Your Kids With Science is a unique visual approach to understanding the sciences and a great resource for frustrated children and adults. Following on from the success of Help Your Kids With Math, Help Your Kids With Science is a comprehensive, stress-free, and accessible approach to science, covering a wide range of subjects including biology, physics, and chemistry. Topics are explained using clear graphics and instantly understandable diagrams, accompanied by jargon-free text.
Technology & Engineering

Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering, SI Edition

Author: Saeed Moaveni

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305446313

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 816

View: 1912

Now in dynamic full color, SI ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING, 5e helps students develop the strong problem-solving skills and solid foundation in fundamental principles they will need to become analytical, detail-oriented, and creative engineers. The book opens with an overview of what engineers do, an inside glimpse of the various areas of specialization, and a straightforward look at what it takes to succeed. It then covers the basic physical concepts and laws that students will encounter on the job. Professional Profiles throughout the text highlight the work of practicing engineers from around the globe, tying in the fundamental principles and applying them to professional engineering. Using a flexible, modular format, the book demonstrates how engineers apply physical and chemical laws and principles, as well as mathematics, to design, test, and supervise the production of millions of parts, products, and services that people use every day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Family & Relationships

The Mathematics of Love

Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation

Author: Hannah Fry

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476784892

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

View: 3292

In this must-have for anyone who wants to better understand their love life, a mathematician pulls back the curtain and reveals the hidden patterns—from dating sites to divorce, sex to marriage—behind the rituals of love. The roller coaster of romance is hard to quantify; defining how lovers might feel from a set of simple equations is impossible. But that doesn’t mean that mathematics isn’t a crucial tool for understanding love. Love, like most things in life, is full of patterns. And mathematics is ultimately the study of patterns—from predicting the weather to the fluctuations of the stock market, the movement of planets or the growth of cities. These patterns twist and turn and warp and evolve just as the rituals of love do. In The Mathematics of Love, Dr. Hannah Fry takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the patterns that define our love lives, applying mathematical formulas to the most common yet complex questions pertaining to love: What’s the chance of finding love? What’s the probability that it will last? How do online dating algorithms work, exactly? Can game theory help us decide who to approach in a bar? At what point in your dating life should you settle down? From evaluating the best strategies for online dating to defining the nebulous concept of beauty, Dr. Fry proves—with great insight, wit, and fun—that math is a surprisingly useful tool to negotiate the complicated, often baffling, sometimes infuriating, always interesting, mysteries of love.
Mathematics

More Joy of Mathematics

Exploring Mathematics All Around You

Author: Theoni Pappas

Publisher: Wide World Pub Tetra

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 294

View: 5074

Includes puzzles, games, ideas, and more, that have to do with mathematics
Education

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities

Author: Sybilla Beckmann

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134392790

Category: Education

Page: 1168

View: 5118

For courses in Math for Future Elementary Teachers. Empowering Tomorrow's Math Teachers Mathematics for Future Elementary Teachers , 5 th Edition connects the foundations of teaching elementary math and the "why" behind procedures, formulas and reasoning so students gain a deeper understanding to bring into their own classrooms. Through her text, Beckmann teaches mathematical principles while addressing the realities of being a teacher. With in-class collaboration and activities, she challenges students to be actively engaged. An inquiry-based approach to this course allows future teachers to learn through exploration and group work, leading to a deeper understanding of mathematics. Known for her contributions in math education, Sybilla Beckmann writes the leading text for the inquiry approach-in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities, students engage, explore, discuss, and ultimately reach a true understanding of mathematics. Beckmann's text covers the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) now implemented in most states. However, states not following Common Core will not find the information intrusive in the text. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(tm) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. The Skills Review MyLab Math provides review and skill development that complements the text, helping students brush-up on skills needed to be successful in class. The MyLab Math course doesn't mirror the problems from the text, but instead covers basic skills needed prior to class, eliminating the need to spend valuable class time re-teaching basics that students should already know. This enables students to have a richer experience in the classroom while working through the book activities and problems. In addition to basic skills review, the MyLab Math course includes a wealth of resources to help students visualize the concepts and understand how they come into play in an elementary classroom. These includes IMAP videos, Responding to Students Videos, eManipulatives, and brand new Common Core videos, Demonstration videos, and GeoGebra animations. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm) Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134429362 / 9780134429366 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities plus MyLab Math -- Access Code Card Package Package consists of: 0134392795 / 9780134392790 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Mathematics

Thinking Mathematically

Author: Robert F. Blitzer

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0321915399

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1040

View: 6059

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. In Thinking Mathematically, Sixth Edition, Bob Blitzer’s distinctive and relatable voice motivates students from diverse backgrounds and majors, engaging them in the math through compelling, real-world applications. Understanding that most students in a liberal arts math course are not math majors, and are unlikely to take another math class, Blitzer has provided tools in every chapter to help them master the material with confidence, while also showing them the beauty and fun of math. The variety of topics and flexibility of sequence make this text appropriate for a one- or two-term course in liberal arts mathematics or general education mathematics.
Mathematics

Introduction to Linear Algebra

Author: Serge Lang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461210704

Category: Mathematics

Page: 293

View: 3826

This is a short text in linear algebra, intended for a one-term course. In the first chapter, Lang discusses the relation between the geometry and the algebra underlying the subject, and gives concrete examples of the notions which appear later in the book. He then starts with a discussion of linear equations, matrices and Gaussian elimination, and proceeds to discuss vector spaces, linear maps, scalar products, determinants, and eigenvalues. The book contains a large number of exercises, some of the routine computational type, while others are conceptual.
Business & Economics

LinkedIn For Dummies

Author: Joel Elad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119469910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6908

Make LinkedIn your number one professional branding tool LinkedIn is the premiere social network for professionals looking to discover new opportunities, enhance personal branding, connect with other professionals, and make career advancements. With LinkedIn For Dummies, you’ll have step-by-step instructions on how to take advantage of the latest tools and features to do all of this and more. This book will teach you how to create an attractive profile that employers will notice, as well as ways to expand your network by making connections around the globe. You'll also learn how to best navigate the new user interface, write recommendations, take a course with LinkedIn Learning, and conduct your job search. Create an appealing, detailed profile Establish your credibility and personal brand Connect with employers and find jobs Request and write recommendations Whether you’re one of LinkedIn’s 500 million global members or brand new to the site, this authoritative resource helps you get the most out of the world’s largest professional network.
Business & Economics

Foundations of Business

Author: William M. Pride,Robert J. Hughes,Jack R. Kapoor

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305511069

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 2002

Gain a solid understanding of business today and what it takes to become a better employee, more informed consumer, and even a successful business owner with the best-selling FOUNDATONS OF BUSINESS, 5E. This up-to-date, comprehensive survey of business highlights forms of business ownership, management and organization, human resources management, marketing, social media and e-business, information systems, accounting, and finance. Core topics and special features examine ethics and social responsibility, small business and entrepreneurship, and global issues, while new coverage addresses cutting-edge topics, such as the impact of social media in business, the economic recovery and remaining economic issues, international business, green and socially responsible business, and sustainability. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Proofs from THE BOOK

Author: Martin Aigner,Günter M. Ziegler

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662572656

Category: Mathematics

Page: 326

View: 4059

This revised and enlarged sixth edition of Proofs from THE BOOK features an entirely new chapter on Van der Waerden’s permanent conjecture, as well as additional, highly original and delightful proofs in other chapters. From the citation on the occasion of the 2018 "Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition" “... It is almost impossible to write a mathematics book that can be read and enjoyed by people of all levels and backgrounds, yet Aigner and Ziegler accomplish this feat of exposition with virtuoso style. [...] This book does an invaluable service to mathematics, by illustrating for non-mathematicians what it is that mathematicians mean when they speak about beauty.” From the Reviews "... Inside PFTB (Proofs from The Book) is indeed a glimpse of mathematical heaven, where clever insights and beautiful ideas combine in astonishing and glorious ways. There is vast wealth within its pages, one gem after another. ... Aigner and Ziegler... write: "... all we offer is the examples that we have selected, hoping that our readers will share our enthusiasm about brilliant ideas, clever insights and wonderful observations." I do. ... " Notices of the AMS, August 1999 "... This book is a pleasure to hold and to look at: ample margins, nice photos, instructive pictures and beautiful drawings ... It is a pleasure to read as well: the style is clear and entertaining, the level is close to elementary, the necessary background is given separately and the proofs are brilliant. ..." LMS Newsletter, January 1999 "Martin Aigner and Günter Ziegler succeeded admirably in putting together a broad collection of theorems and their proofs that would undoubtedly be in the Book of Erdös. The theorems are so fundamental, their proofs so elegant and the remaining open questions so intriguing that every mathematician, regardless of speciality, can benefit from reading this book. ... " SIGACT News, December 2011
Juvenile Nonfiction

Discovering Geometry

An Investigative Approach

Author: Michael Serra

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781559538824

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 834

View: 5941

Discovering Geometry is designed so that you can be actively engaged as you learn geometry. In this book you learn by doing. You will learn to use the tools of geometry and to perform geometry investigations with them. Many of the investigations are carried out in small cooperative groups in which you jointly plan and find solutions with other students. Your investigations will lead you to the discovery of geometry properties. In addition, you will gradually learn about proof, a form of reasoning that will help you explain why your discoveries are true, through developing proof group activities and exercises. - p. xiv.
Mathematics

Beginning & Intermediate Algebra

Author: Elayn Martin-Gay

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0321849337

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1032

View: 6377

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elayn Martin-Gay's developmental math textbooks and video resources are motivated by her firm belief that every student can succeed. Martin-Gay's focus on the student shapes her clear, accessible writing, inspires her constant pedagogical innovations, and contributes to the popularity and effectiveness of her video resources (available separately). This revision of Martin-Gay's algebra series continues her focus on students and what they need to be successful.
English language

Clinical Phonetics

Author: Lawrence D. Shriberg,Raymond D. Kent,Jonathan L. Preston

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134746142

Category: English language

Page: 384

View: 2326

Revised edition of: Clinical phonetics / Lawrence D. Shriberg, Raymond D. Kent. 4th ed. c2013.
Mathematics

Precalculus Essentials

Author: Robert F. Blitzer

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134578156

Category: Mathematics

Page: 864

View: 9136

For courses in Precalculus Mathematics. Show students that our world is profoundly mathematical Bob Blitzer continues to inspire students with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market year after year. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present a wide range of vivid applications in real-life situations. Students of all majors stay engaged because Blitzer uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students' lives, showing that our world is profoundly mathematical. With the new edition, Blitzer takes student engagement with the mathematical world to a whole new level drawing from applications across all fields as well as topics that are of interest to any college student (e.g., student loan debt, grade inflation, sleep hours of college students). Applications are also brought to life online in a new, assignable video series that explore the entertaining and mathematical Blitzer Bonus boxes. The new edition also aims to help more students to succeed in the course with just-in-time support in the text--such as Brief Review of prerequisite topics, Achieving Success boxes, and Retain the Concepts exercises--as well as support within Pearson MyLab Math such as new concept-level videos, assignable tools to enhance visualization, and more. Also available with Pearson MyLab(tm) Math Pearson MyLab Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The new edition continues to expand the comprehensive auto-graded exercise options. In addition, Pearson MyLab Math includes new options designed to help students of all levels and majors to stay engaged and succeed in the course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm)& Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134556127 / 9780134556123 Precalculus Essentials Plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: 0134578155 / 9780134578156 Precalculus Essentials 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker
Mathematics

College Algebra Essentials

Author: Robert F. Blitzer

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134470257

Category: Mathematics

Page: 915

View: 943

For courses in College Algebra. Show students that our world is profoundly mathematical Bob Blitzer continues to inspire students with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market year after year. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present a wide range of vivid applications in real-life situations. Students of all majors stay engaged because Blitzer uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students’ lives, showing that our world is profoundly mathematical. With the new edition, Blitzer takes student engagement with the mathematical world to a whole new level drawing from applications across all fields as well as topics that are of interest to any college student (e.g., student loan debt, grade inflation, sleep hours of college students). Applications are also brought to life online in a new, assignable video series that explore the entertaining and mathematical Blitzer Bonus boxes. The new edition also aims to help more students to succeed in the course with just-in-time support in the text – such as Brief Review of prerequisite topics, Achieving Success boxes, and Retain the Concepts exercises – as well as support within MyLab™ Math such as new concept-level videos, assignable tools to enhance visualization, and more. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134513142 / 9780134513140 College Algebra Essentials Plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0134469291 / 9780134469294 College Algebra Essentials 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker