College Mathematics

 
9780131572249: College Mathematics

Continuing the tradition of excellence in applied mathematics, Cleaves and Hobbs 7th edition is designed for students in a broad range of career programs that require a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step "spiral learning" approach supported by numerous examples and applications. Throughout the text, examples are presented in both symbolic and narrative form and all concepts are applied directly to careers and professions. Students who will benefit from this text include: Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs.

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(Formerly College Mathematics for Technology, 6th Edition)

 

This text is designed for students in a broad range of career programs that require a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.  Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step "spiral learning" approach supported by numerous examples and applications.

 

New Features: 

  • New!  Chapter Opening Career Profiles - Drawn from Occupational Outlook Handbook, these features provide students with a quick profile of a specific career and the job market for that career.
  • New!  Epanded application of math concepts to a wider range of career and technical programs - Examples, application, and exercises include: Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs.
  • NEW!  OneKey MyMathTutor in Blackboard and WebCT - Includes all instructor's materials, testing program, and the following student elements: tutorial and video instruction with practice exercises and full solutions with notes by learning objective, and chapter quizzes. 

Features Retained from 6th Edition:

  • Six-Step Approach to Problem Solving - This tried and proven approach provides students with a systematic and logical framework for analyzing, comparing, estimating, and solving workplace applications.
  • Self-Study Exercises - These exercises conclude each section within a chapter, providing frequent opportunities to practice the concepts presented in the section.
  • Chapter Review of Key Concepts - Tehse chapter-concluding summaries provide a quick overview of each learning outcome, the solution procedure, and an example - an excellent study tool prior to completing pratice sets or taking tests.

Student Solutions Manual - This helpful tool contains worked solutions to odd-numbered exercises.  Order online at www.prenhall.com (ISBN: 0-13-173607-8).

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