ISBN: 9780321729514 | 032172951X

Edition: 5thFormat: Paperback

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 4/30/2012

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The Akst/Braggseries' success is built around clear and concise writing, a side-by-side "teach by example" approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.