Mathematics Companion for Science & Engineering

Price: 395.00 INR

ISBN:

9780195698404

Publication date:

29/08/2008

Paperback

496 pages

Price: 395.00 INR

ISBN:

9780195698404

Publication date:

29/08/2008

Paperback

496 pages

First Edition

Designed for undergraduate students, A Mathematics Companion for Science and Engineering Students provides a valuable reference for a wide variety of topics in precalculus mathematics. The presentation is brief and to-the-point, but also precise, accurate, and complete.

Rights:  World Rights

First Edition

Description

Designed for undergraduate students, A Mathematics Companion for Science and Engineering Students provides a valuable reference for a wide variety of topics in precalculus mathematics. The presentation is brief and to-the-point, but also precise, accurate, and complete. Learn how to read mathematical discourse, write mathematics appropriately, and think in a way that is conducive to solving mathematical problems. Topics covered include: logic, sets, numbers, sequences, functions, powers and roots, exponentials and logarithms, possibility and probability, matrices, Euclidean geometry, analytic geometry, and the application of mathematics to experimental data. The epilogue introduces advanced topics from calculus and beyond. A large appendix offers 360 problems with fully detailed solutions so students can assess their basic mathematical knowledge and practice their skills.

First Edition

Chapter 1. Logic
Chapter 2. Sets
Chapter 3. Numbers
Chapter 4. Sequences
Chapter 5. Functions
Chapter 6. Powers and Roots
Chapter 7. Exponentials and Logarithms
Chapter 8. Possibility and Probability
Chapter 9. Matrices
Chapter 10. Euclidean Geometry
Chapter 11. Analytic Geometry
Chapter 12. Mathematics in Practice

First Edition

Features

• Here are just some of the questions answered in this book:
• How can:
• a logarithm be converted from one base to another? (Chapter 7)
• simultaneous linear equations be solved by hand painlessly? (Chapter 9)
• some infinities be bigger than others? (Epilogue)

First Edition

First Edition

Description

Designed for undergraduate students, A Mathematics Companion for Science and Engineering Students provides a valuable reference for a wide variety of topics in precalculus mathematics. The presentation is brief and to-the-point, but also precise, accurate, and complete. Learn how to read mathematical discourse, write mathematics appropriately, and think in a way that is conducive to solving mathematical problems. Topics covered include: logic, sets, numbers, sequences, functions, powers and roots, exponentials and logarithms, possibility and probability, matrices, Euclidean geometry, analytic geometry, and the application of mathematics to experimental data. The epilogue introduces advanced topics from calculus and beyond. A large appendix offers 360 problems with fully detailed solutions so students can assess their basic mathematical knowledge and practice their skills.

Chapter 1. Logic
Chapter 2. Sets
Chapter 3. Numbers
Chapter 4. Sequences
Chapter 5. Functions
Chapter 6. Powers and Roots
Chapter 7. Exponentials and Logarithms
Chapter 8. Possibility and Probability
Chapter 9. Matrices
Chapter 10. Euclidean Geometry
Chapter 11. Analytic Geometry
Chapter 12. Mathematics in Practice