# Basic College Mathematics Through Applications

**ISBN 13:**## 9780321733399

**ISBN 10:**## 0321733398

**Edition:**5th**Format:**Paperback**Copyright:**12/27/2011**Publisher:**Pearson

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### Summary

The Akst/Braggseries uses a clear and concise writing style that teaches by example, while fostering conceptual understanding with applications that are integrated throughout the text and exercise sets. The user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs examples and their solutions with a corresponding practice exercise. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. The clear, concise writing style holds students' interest by presenting the mathematics with minimal distractions. Motivational, real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.