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College Algebra with Current Interesting Applications and Facts provides students the opportunity to experience real-life scenarios and work on activities that model real-world situations, while capturing the student's interest. This text contains application problems which are based on current everyday life settings and topics interesting to college-age students, including: Facebook, smartphones, video and online games, digital world, sports, cars, entertainment, music, movies, military, fast food restaurants, and the origin of text messaging. The real-world data contains the corresponding sources, along with an interesting fact about the topic, which allows students to feel they have learned something outside of math as well.
College Algebra with Current Interesting Applications and Facts:
- Includes problems which can be used for class discussion, review of topics, discovery of concepts, and homework practice.
- Incorporates the essential mathematics rigor, while presenting the concepts and contexts in ways that students can easily understand.
- Provides students with opportunities to foster reasoning and problem-solving skills, and to experience how college algebra ties into everyday life.
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