For a one- or two-term course in Liberal Arts Mathematics, Survey of Mathematics, Finite Mathematics, and Mathematics for education majors.
Known for their well-conceived, relevant applications and meticulously annotated examples, Bob Blitzer's books balance the needs of appropriate coverage and student motivation while helping students develop strong critical thinking skills. This text gives students the skill-building and practice essential at this level, along with the applications and technology needed to foster an appreciation of mathematics through their college careers and beyond. Blitzer's goal is to show students how mathematics can be applied to their lives in interesting, enjoyable, and meaningful ways. His accessible writing style helps students relate to and grasp the material.
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Thinking Mathematically seeks to turn this familiar statement into a promise of opportunity and exploration. Blitzer's examples provide both a contextual and procedural base that students can easily build upon. Blitzer's examples, problems, and applications foster both an appreciation and understanding of mathematics and encourage students to take the math a step further into their everyday lives.
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Thinking Mathematically invites you to navigate life and its challenges with greater ease and enthusiasm.About the Author:
Bob Blitzer is a native of Manhattan and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in mathematics and psychology (minor: English literature) from the City College of New York. His unusual combination of academic interests led him toward a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Miami and a doctorate in behavioral sciences from Nova University. Bob is most energized by teaching mathematics and has taught a variety of mathematics courses at Miami-Dade Community College for nearly 30 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including Innovator of the Year from the League for Innovations in the Community College, and was among the first group of recipients at Miami-Dade for an endowed chair based on excellence in the classroom. In addition to Thinking Mathematically, Bob has written Introductory Algebra for College Students, Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Introductory and Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Algebra for College Students, College Algebra, Algebra and Trigonometry, and Precalculus, all published by Prentice Hall.
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