Author: Geoffrey Akst (Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York), Sadie Bragg (Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York) Full Title: Basic College Mathematics Through Applications, 5th Edition Publisher: Pearson; 5 edition (January 6, 2012) Year: 2013 ISBN-13: 9780321733399 (978-0-321-73339-9) ISBN-10: 0321733398 Pages: 600 Language: English Genre: Mathematics File type: PDF (True, but nonnative Cover) Quality: 9/10 Price: $219.00 The Akst/Bragg series’ success is built around clear and concise writing, a side-by-side “teach by example” approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations. ------------- Damnant quod non intellegunt!