New and updated examples are included throughout the text to address new topics and changes to the material.
provide new topics for class discussion and new ways of relating to essential concepts.
sections further illustrate the power of mathematics by highlighting significant contributors and/or how mathematics has affected a specific aspect of society.
Each "Part" represents a guiding topic in the text to which all individual chapters refer back to.
provide a list of subsequent chapters as well as a brief paragraph that helps students contextualize their learning.
exercises have been added throughout the text, with answers at the end of each chapter, allowing students to check their understanding of new concepts as the material is being taught. Instructors can also use these exercises in class as part of their lectures.
boxes throughout the text offer students clear and concise introductions to unfamiliar terms.
Similar to Definition boxes,
boxes provide quick and easy explanations of otherwise complicated theorems in just a sentence or two.
Algebra Review Appendix & Integrated References
offers students a quick refresher on basic algebra concepts utilized in the text, with straightforward examples, technology tips, and practice exercises with answers.
in the text margins direct students to the appendix at point-of-need in the text.
End of Chapter Content
Recurring features at the end of each chapter promote consistency and a comprehensive understanding