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Mathematics: An Applied Approach, 8th Edition

June 2004, ©2005
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Looking for a textbook to help you motivate your students? Sullivan/Mizrahi's Mathematics: An Applied Approach 8/e continues its rich tradition of engaging students and demonstrating how mathematics applies to various fields of study. The text is packed with real data and real-life applications to business, economics, social and life sciences. The new Eighth Edition also features a new full color design and improved goal-oriented pedagogy to further help student understanding.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Linear Equations.

Chapter 2. Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices.

Chapter 3. Linear Programming: Geometric Approach.

Chapter 4. Linear Programming: Simplex Method.

Chapter 5. Finance.

Chapter 6. Sets; Counting Techniques.

Chapter 7. Probability.

Chapter 8. Additional Probability Topics.

Chapter 9. Statistics.

Chapter 10. Functions and Their Graphs.

Chapter 11. Classes of Functions.

Chapter 12.The Limit of a Function.

Chapter 13. The Derivative of a Function.

Chapter 14. Applications: Graphing Functions; Optimization.

Chapter 15. The Integral of a Function and Applications.

Chapter 16. Other Applications and Extensions of the Integral.

Chapter 17. Calculus of Functions of Two or More Variables.

Appendix A: Review.

Appendix B: Using LINDO to Solve Linear Programming Problems.

Appendix C: Graphing Utilities.

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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Author Information

Michael Sullivan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Chicago State Universty where he taught for 35 years before retiring two years ago. Dr. Sullivan is a member of American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Mathematical Association of Two year Colleges. He is president of the Text and Academic Authors Association and represents that organization on the Authors Coalition of America. Mike has been writing textbooks for over 30 years.

Abe Mizrahi enjoyed an active career in mathematics before his untimely passing in 2001. He was a Professor of Mathematics at Indiana University Northwest and a member of the Mathematics Association of America. He wrote articles that explored topics in math education and the applications of mathematics to economics.

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New To This Edition

New Features:
  • NEW! Full-color design improves clarity and assists student understanding with consistant pedagogical use of color.
  • More applications using real data enhances student motivation. Many of these applications include source lines, to show how mathematics is used in the real world.
  • NEW! Conceptual problems ask students to put the concepts and results into their own words. These problems are marked with an icon to make them easier to assign.
  • Preparing for this Section features guide the student on which concepts to review before starting each new section.
  • Each section begins with a set of objectives, which are highlighted and maintained throughout the section. At the end of each chapter, these objectives are reviewed, with specific Review Exercises to test the student's command of the material.
  • Each chapter ends with a Chapter Project that can be used in class, assigned for homework, or employed for group work.
  • NEW! Use of Excel Spreadsheets are now integrated throughout.
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The Wiley Advantage

Hallmark Features:
  • Optional use of technology:
    • 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.
  • Now 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:
    • Objectives Check
    • Important Terms and Concepts
    • True-False Items
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Review Exercises
    • Mathematical Questions from Professional Exams (CPA)
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Solutions Manual to accompany Mathematics: An Applied Approach, Eighth Edition
This manual contains worked-out solutions for all the problems in the main text.
Test Bank to accompany Mathematics: An Applied Approach, Eighth Edition
The test bank contains a wide range of problems and their solutions are keyed to the text and exercise sets.
Computerized Test Bank to accompany Mathematics: An Applied Approach, Eighth Edition
Available in both IBM and Macintosh formats, the Computerized Test Bank allows instructors to create, customize, and print a test containing any combination of questions from the text bank. Instructors can also edit the questions or add their own.
Available Materials
by Michael Sullivan, Abshalom Mizrahi, Bill Ardis
978-0-471-44824-2
July 2004, ©2005, Paperback
The Technology Resource Manual consists of technology features, including basic instructions for calculators and Excel worksheets.
by Michael Sullivan, Abshalom Mizrahi, Kathleen Miranda
978-0-471-33379-1
December 2004, ©2005, Paperback
The Student Solutions Manual contains worked out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises.
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Available Materials
by Michael Sullivan, Abshalom Mizrahi, Bill Ardis
978-0-471-44824-2
July 2004, ©2005, Paperback
The Technology Resource Manual consists of technology features, including basic instructions for calculators and Excel worksheets.
by Michael Sullivan, Abshalom Mizrahi, Kathleen Miranda
978-0-471-33379-1
December 2004, ©2005, Paperback
The Student Solutions Manual contains worked out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises.
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Hardcover   
Mathematics: An Applied Approach, 8th Edition
ISBN : 978-0-471-32784-4
1260 pages
June 2004, ©2005
$244.95   BUY

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