ISBN: 9780495387893 | 0495387894

Edition: 1stFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Brooks Cole

Pub. Date: 1/5/2010

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This book bridges the gap between traditional and reform approaches to algebra encouraging users to see mathematics in context. It presents fewer topics in greater depth, prioritizing data analysis as a foundation for mathematical modeling, and emphasizing the verbal, numerical, graphical and symbolic representations of mathematical concepts as well as connecting mathematics to real life situations drawn from the users' majors.