

Arithmetic for College Students, Brooks/Cole,
Pacific Grove, 1981, 380 pages, $59.95.
A hardbound presentation of arithmetic from an adult's viewpoint. Calculators are not ignored,
nor are they emphasized. Calculations with decimal fractions precede manipulations with
common fractions. Each section begins with a pretest to enable the user to focus only on needed
material.


Basic Mathematics, Brooks/Cole, Pacific
Grove, 1981, 466 pages, $69.95.
A worktext for college students that provides a foundation in basic arithmetic from an adult's
viewpoint. It assumes no prior background in mathematics. Each chapter begins with a pretest
and a list of specific objectives and concludes with a selfstudy test.


Mathematics: Its Power and Utility, 9th Ed.,
Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove, 2009, 624 pages;
available from www.brookscole.com
Help your students build confidence, problemsolving
skills, and math literacy. This effective book provides
a proven framework for carefully guiding even the most
mathanxious student.


Business Mathematics, 2nd Ed., Wm C.
Brown, Dubuque, 1988, 559 pages, $89.95.
This comprehensive arithmeticbased worktext provides a complete course in mathematics for
those who have not had algebra, but want a foundation in those topics needed for success in
business. It is flexible enough to fit numerous teaching options (lecture, laboratory, or individual
study) and provides numerous examples, problems, and practice exercises to ensure student
understanding.


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