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Deepen and broaden subject knowledge to set yourself up for future success
Foundation Maths 7th Edition by Croft and Davison has been written for students taking higher and further education courses who may not have specialised in mathematics on post-16 qualifications, and require a working knowledge of mathematical and statistical tools. By providing careful and steady guidance in mathematical methods along with a wealth of practice exercises to improve your maths skills, Foundation Maths imparts confidence in its readers. For students with established mathematical expertise, this book will be an ideal revision and reference guide. The style of the book also makes it suitable for self-study and distance learning with self-assessment questions and worked examples throughout.
Foundation Maths is ideally suited for students studying marketing, business studies, management, science, engineering, social science, geography, combined studies and design.
Also available with MyLab Math
MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Math for this textbook has over 1440 questions to assign to your students, including exercises requiring different types of mathematics applications used across a variety of industry types, plus additional graphing questions for this edition. Videos explaining maths concepts and problems are provided, 70 of which are now included in this edition of MyLab Math. Learn more about MyLab Math.
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Also available with MyLab Math
The new edition is fully integrated with MyLab Math, a powerful online homework, tutorial and assessment platform, which has had its total number of questions increased for this edition to over 1440, ensuring that there is a sufficient spread of questions to cover all topics included within the book.
MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Learn more about MyLab Math.
Pearson, the world’s learning company.
Also available with MyLab Math
The new edition is fully integrated with MyLab Math, a powerful online homework, tutorial and assessment platform, which has had its total number of questions increased for this edition to over 1440, ensuring that there is a sufficient spread of questions to cover all topics included within the book.
The number of graphing questions - which include examples for students to view if they need help - has been increased for this edition
For this edition an additional 20 questions have been built based on scenarios which have several steps to answer, helping students with application of key concepts
The number of videos explaining concepts and maths problems has also been increased to 70 for this edition of MyLab Math, which Anthony Croft has provided to accompany the textbook
MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results. Learn more about MyLab Math.
Preface
Publisher’s acknowledgements
List of videos
Mathematical symbols
Using mathematical and statistical computer software and apps in Foundation Maths1 Arithmetic of whole numbers
2 Fractions
3 Decimal numbers
4 Percentage and ratio
5 Algebra
6 Indices
7 Simplifying algebraic expressions
8 Factorisation
9 Algebraic fractions
10 Transposing formulae
11 Solving equations
12 Sequences and series
13 Sets
14 Number bases
15 Elementary logic
16 Functions
17 Graphs of functions
18 The straight line
19 The exponential function
20 The logarithm function
21 Measurement
22 Introduction to trigonometry
23 The trigonometrical functions and their graphs
24 Trigonometrical identities and equations
25 Solution of triangles
26 Vectors
27 Matrices
28 Complex numbers
29 Tables and charts
30 Statistics
31 Probability
32 Correlation
33 Regression
34 Gradients of curves
35 Techniques of differentiation
36 Integration and areas under curves
37 Techniques of integration
38 Functions of more than one variable and partial differentiation
Solutions
Index
Foundation Maths has been written for students taking higher and further education courses who may not have specialised in mathematics on post-16 qualifications and need to use mathematical and statistical tools in their courses. It is ideally suited to those studying marketing, business studies, management, science, engineering, social science, geography, combined studies and design. It will be particularly useful for those who lack confidence and who need careful, steady guidance in mathematical methods. For those whose mathematical expertise is already established, the book will be a helpful revision and reference guide. The style of the book also makes it suitable for self-study and distance learning.
Features of the book
New to this seventh edition
Anthony Croft has taught mathematics in further and higher education institutions for over thirty years. During this time he has championed the development of mathematics support for the many students who find the transition from school to university mathematics particularly difficult. In 2008 he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of his work in this field. He has authored many successful mathematics textbooks, including several for engineering students. He was jointly awarded the IMA Gold Medal 2016 for his outstanding contribution to mathematics education.
Robert Davison has thirty years’ experience teaching mathematics in both further and higher education. He has authored many successful mathematics textbooks, including several for engineering students.
Anthony Croft has taught mathematics in further and higher education institutions for over thirty years. During this time he has championed the development of mathematics support for the many students who find the transition from school to university mathematics particularly difficult. In 2008 he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of his work in this field. He has authored many successful mathematics textbooks, including several for engineering students. He was jointly awarded the IMA Gold Medal 2016 for his outstanding contribution to mathematics education.
Robert Davison has thirty years’ experience teaching mathematics in both further and higher education. He has authored many successful mathematics textbooks, including several for engineering students.