Features and Benefits

 

  • Explain key concepts clearly with an accessible writing style
  • Build problem-solving skills with thoroughly integrated problem-solving techniques and applications
  • Relate to students through real-life applications that are interesting, relevant, and practical
  • Thorough and Integrated 4-step problem solving process: Understand, Translate, Solve and Interpret provides ongoing reinforcement of this important skill.
  • Emphasis on geometry throughout the text, and on interpreting graphs and charts.
  • Spotlight on Decision-Making applications give students a workplace or job-related career situation.
  • Integrated Study Skills Reminders reinforce the skills introduced in section 1.1, "Tips for Success in Mathematics."
  • Packaged with each new text, the Chapter Test Prep Video on CD shows the author working step-by-step video solutions to every problem in each Chapter Test to enhance mastery of key chapter content. Replacement CDs are available.
  • Helps every student succees and build confidence in math.
  • NEW! MathXL® CD. An offline tutorial and self-study tool for individual student use. Students can print or export their results, however, results are not stored and teachers do not have access to the work students do using the CD.
  • NEW! MathXL®, a powerful, optional, online homework, tutorial, and assessment system. Teachers can create, edit, and assign online homework and tests using algorithmically generated exercises correlated at the objective level to the textbook. Student work is tracked in an online gradebook. (Available as a renewable subscription on an annual basis only.)†
  • Samples are available to institutional buyers only.