Foundations of Mathematics
Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus

Paperback: 978 1 942270 75 1 / $49.95
Published: March 2016  

E-Book: 978 1 944534 41 7 / $29.95
Published: March 2016  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
382 pp., 8 1/2" x 11"
Foundations of Mathematics offers the university student or interested reader a unique reference book by covering the basics of algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. There are many instances in the book to demonstrate the interplay and interconnectedness of these topics. The book presents definitions and examples throughout for clear, easy learning. Numerous exercises are included at the ends of the chapters, and readers are encouraged to complete all of them as an essential part of working through the book. It offers a unique experience for readers to understand different areas of mathematics in one clear, concise text. Instructors’ resources are available upon adoption.


•Covers the basics of algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus

•Includes all of the mathematics needed to learn calculus

•Demonstrates the interplay and interconnectedness of these topics

•Uses numerous examples and exercises to reinforce concepts

Table of Contents:
1. The Laws of Algebra.
2. The Cartesian Plane.
3. Solving Equations and Factorizing Polynomials.
4. Trigonometry.
5. Functions.
6. Techniques of Algebra.
7. Limits.
8. Differential Calculus.
9. Euclidean Geometry.
10. Spherical Trigonometry.
Answers to Selected Exercises.

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