This highly versatile text provides mathematical background used in a wide variety of disciplines, including mathematics and mathematics education, computer science, biology, chemistry, engineering, communications, and business.
Some of the major features and strengths of this textbook
- Numerous, carefully explained examples and applications facilitate learning.
- More than 1,600 exercises, ranging from elementary to challenging, are included with hints/answers to all odd-numbered exercises.
- Descriptions of proof techniques are accessible and lively.
- Students benefit from the historical discussions throughout the textbook.