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Read more about Math in Society - Edition 2.5

Math in Society - Edition 2.5

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributor: Lippman

Publisher: David Lippman

License: CC BY-SA

Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent, allowing the instructor to choose a selection of topics to be covered. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics. Core material for each topic is covered in the main text, with additional depth available through exploration exercises appropriate for in-class, group, or individual investigation. This book is appropriate for Math 107 (Washington State Community Colleges common course number).

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Read more about Fundamentals of Mathematics

Fundamentals of Mathematics

Copyright Year: 2008

Contributors: Burzynski and Ellis

Publisher: OpenStax CNX

License: CC BY

Fundamentals of Mathematics is a work text that covers the traditional study in a modern prealgebra course, as well as the topics of estimation, elementary analytic geometry, and introductory algebra. It is intended for students who:

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Read more about A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics

A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributor: Fields

Publisher: A.T. Still University

License: Free Documentation License (GNU)

This book is designed for the transition course between calculus and differential equations and the upper division mathematics courses with an emphasis on proof and abstraction. The book has been used by the author and several other faculty at Southern Connecticut State University. There are nine chapters and more than enough material for a semester course. Student reviews are favorable.

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Read more about Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, Version 2.1

Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, Version 2.1

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributor: Sundstrom

Publisher: Grand Valley State University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proofis designed to be a text for the ?rst course in the college mathematics curriculum that introduces students to the processes of constructing and writing proofs and focuses on the formal development of mathematics. The primary goals of the text are to help students:

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Read more about Spiral Workbook for Discrete Mathematics

Spiral Workbook for Discrete Mathematics

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributor: Kwong

Publisher: Open SUNY

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This is a text that covers the standard topics in a sophomore-level course in discrete mathematics: logic, sets, proof techniques, basic number theory, functions, relations, and elementary combinatorics, with an emphasis on motivation. It explains and clarifies the unwritten conventions in mathematics, and guides the students through a detailed discussion on how a proof is revised from its draft to a final polished form. Hands-on exercises help students understand a concept soon after learning it. The text adopts a spiral approach: many topics are revisited multiple times, sometimes from a different perspective or at a higher level of complexity. The goal is to slowly develop students' problem-solving and writing skills.

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Read more about Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I - Second Edition

Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I - Second Edition

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Lafferriere, Lafferriere, and Nguyen

Publisher: Portland State University Library

License: CC BY-NC

Our goal with this textbook is to provide students with a strong foundation in mathematical analysis. Such a foundation is crucial for future study of deeper topics of analysis. Students should be familiar with most of the concepts presented here after completing the calculus sequence. However, these concepts will be reinforced through rigorous proofs.

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Read more about Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction - 3rd Edition

Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction - 3rd Edition

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributor: Levin

Publisher: Oscar Levin

License: CC BY-SA

Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction is a free, open source textbook appropriate for a first or second year undergraduate course for math majors, especially those who will go on to teach. The textbook has been developed while teaching the Discrete Mathematics course at the University of Northern Colorado. Primitive versions were used as the primary textbook for that course since Spring 2013, and have been used by other instructors as a free additional resource. Since then it has been used as the primary text for this course at UNC, as well as at other institutions.

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Read more about Proofs and Concepts: The Fundamentals of Abstract Mathematics

Proofs and Concepts: The Fundamentals of Abstract Mathematics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributors: Morris and Morris

Publisher: Dave Witte Morris, Joy Morris

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This free undergraduate textbook provides an introduction to proofs, logic, sets, functions, and other fundamental topics of abstract mathematics. It is designed to be the textbook for a bridge course that introduces undergraduates to abstract mathematics, but it is also suitable for independent study by undergraduates (or mathematically mature high-school students), or for use as a very inexpensive supplement to undergraduate courses in any field of abstract mathematics.

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Read more about Applied Finite Mathematics

Applied Finite Mathematics

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Sekhon

Publisher: OpenStax CNX

License: CC BY

Applied Finite Mathematics covers topics including linear equations, matrices, linear programming, the mathematics of finance, sets and counting, probability, Markov chains, and game theory.

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Read more about My Math GPS: Elementary Algebra Guided Problem Solving - 2016 Edition

My Math GPS: Elementary Algebra Guided Problem Solving - 2016 Edition

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Cornick, Guy, and Puri

Publisher: CUNY Academic Works

License: CC BY-NC-SA

My Math GPS: Elementary Algebra Guided Problem Solving is a textbook that aligns to the CUNY Elementary Algebra Learning Objectives that are tested on the CUNY Elementary Algebra Final Exam (CEAFE). This book contextualizes arithmetic skills into Elementary Algebra content using a problem-solving pedagogy. Classroom assessments and online homework are available from the authors.

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