Rutgers Mathematics Master Textbook List

Textbook list

Information on textbooks for all Undergraduate Mathematics courses at the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of Rutgers are collected here. This information is cumulative since the Fall 2000 semester. Course numbers are followed by brackets containing the codes F for Fall Semester courses, S for Spring Semester courses, or both. Changes in textbook are indicated at the end of the item, with the date of the change (including upgrades to new editions). When available, a link to a suitable page on the publisher's web site has been included. Information about particular books can be found in a few steps from this link. In a few cases, there is a fixed page devoted to the particular text which is indicated by a link marked (text). The title, author or ISBN number can also be used to find information from on-line bookstores such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, or The Mathematics Online Bookshelf (MOB) (in alphabetic order).

There is also a page from the Fall 2000 semester.

  • 001[FS]: Jeffrey Slater & John Tobey; Basic College Mathematics (third edition); Prentice-Hall, 1998 (608 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-743634-3)
  • 022[S]: Same textbooks as 001 and 025.
  • 023[F]: Same textbooks as 001 and 025.
  • 024[S]: Same textbooks as 001 and 025.
  • 025[FS]: Arthur Goodman & Lewis Hirsch; Understanding Elementary Algebra with Geometry: A Course for College Students (fourth edition); Brooks/Cole, 1998 (635 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-35316-9)
  • 026[FS]: Arthur Goodman & Lewis Hirsch; Understanding Intermediate Algebra: A Course for College Students (fourth edition); Brooks/Cole, 1998 (735 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-35338-X)
  • 027[FS]: Same textbook as 025.
  • 103 (standard sections 01 - 09)[FS]: Peter Tannenbaum & Robert Arnold; Excursions in Modern Mathematics (fourth edition); Prentice-Hall, 1998 (635 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-017762-8) [upgraded, Spring 2001]
  • 103:H1[FS]: Albrecht Beutelspacher; Cryptology; The Mathematical Association of America, 1994 (176 pp., Paperbound); (ISBN# 0-88385-504-6)
  • 104[S]: Howard Anton, Bernard Kolman & Bonnie Averbach; Applied Finite Math (Textbook Paperback, fifth edition); Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997 (600pp.),1997 (ISBN# 0-15-517761-3)
  • 111[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115.
  • 112[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115.
  • 115[FS]: In addition to the textbook, an optional Student Solutions Manual is available. Students are also expected to have a graphing calculator, which should be comparable to our recommendation.
    • Text: James Stewart, Lothar Redlin & Saleem Watson; Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (third edition); Brooks/Cole, 1998 (777 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-34504-2)
    • Solutions: Manual for Stewart/Redlin/Watson's Precalculus; (ISBN# 0-534-34506-9)
    • Calculator: Texas Instruments TI-82, TI-83 or equivalent. Any calculator with comparable features is acceptable.
  • 135[FS]: A bundle consisting of a customized version of the textbook and the supplement has been prepared by Thomson Corporation.
    • Text: Soo T. Tan; Applied Calculus; Brooks/Cole,
    • Supplement: Bill Ralph; Journey Through Calculus Software; Brooks/Cole,
    • Calculator: Same as for 115.
  • 136[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 135. (Changed, Spring 2001)
  • 138[S]: Same textbook and other material as 135, with supplements. (Changed, Spring 2001)
  • 151[FS]: The required textbook may be supplemented by an optional Study guide or Student's solution manual. Also, students are expected to have a graphing calculator.
    • Text: James Stewart; Calculus, Early Transcendentals (fourth edition); Brooks/Cole, 1999 (1120 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-36298-2)
    • Study Guide for Stewart's Calculus (ISBN# 0-534-36820-4)
    • Solutions Manual for Stewart's Calculus (ISBN# 0-534-36301-6)
    • Calculator: Same as for 115.
  • 152[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 153[F]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 154[S]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 192[F]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 244[FS]: The required textbook may be supplemented by an optional Student's solution manual.
    • Text William E. Boyce & Richard C. DiPrima ; Elementary Differential Equations (seventh edition); Wiley (text) 2001 (608 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-31998-8)[upgraded, Spring 2001]
    • Solutions Manual for Boyce/DiPrima (ISBN# 0-471-39114-X)
  • 250 (all)[FS]: Gilbert Strang; Introduction to Linear Algebra (second edition); Wellesley-Cambridge Press 1998; (ISBN# 0-9614088-5-5)
  • 251[FS]: Same text as 151. A solution manual and a study guide for this material is also available.
  • 252[FS]: Paul Blanchard, Robert L. Devaney & Glen Hall; Differential Equations (first edition); Brooks/Cole, 1998 (736 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-34550-6)
  • 291[FS]: Same textbook as 251.
  • 292[S]: Mary L. L. Boas; Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences (second edition); Wiley 1983 (816 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-04409-1)
  • 300[FS]: Edward R.Scheinerman ; Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction (first edition); Brooks/Cole, 2000 (450 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-35638-9)
  • 311[FS]: Robert G. Bartle & Donald R. Sherbert; Introduction to Real Analysis (third edition); Wiley (text), 2000; (ISBN# 0-471-32148-6)
  • 321[F]: Gilbert Strang; Introduction to Applied Mathematics; Wellesley-Cambridge Press 1996; (ISBN# 0-9614088-0-4)
  • 338[S]: Leah Edelstein-Keshet; Mathematical Models in Biology; McGraw-Hill (text), 1988 (600 pp.); (ISBN# 0-075-54950-6)
  • 350[FS]: Kenneth Hoffman & Ray Kunze; Linear Algebra (second edition); Prentice-Hall (text), 1971 (407 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-536797-2) [changed, Spring 2001]
  • 351[FS]: Thomas W. Hungerford; Abstract Algebra: An Introduction (second edition); Harcourt College Publishers ( text), 1997 (588 pp.); (ISBN# 0-03-010559-5)
  • 354[S]: Bernard Kolman & Robert E. Beck; Elementary Linear Programming with Applications (second edition); Academic Press, 1995 (449 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-417910-X)
  • 356[F]: Kenneth H. Rosen; Elementary Number Theory and Its Applications (fourth edition); Addison Wesley, 2000 (544 pp.); (ISBN# 0-201-87073-8)
  • 361[S]:Karel Hrbacek & Thomas Jech; Introduction to Set Theory (second edition); Marcel Dekker, 1984 (264 pp.); (ISBN# 0-8247-7074-9)
  • 373[FS]: Richard L. Burden & J. Douglas Faires; Numerical Analysis (sixth edition); Brooks/Cole, 1997 (776 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-95532-0)
  • 403[S]: James W. Brown & Ruel V. Churchill (deceased); Complex Variables and Applications (sixth edition);McGraw-Hill, 1996 (352 pp.); (ISBN# 0-07-912147-0)
  • 411[F]: Walter Rudin; Principles of Mathematical Analysis (third edition); McGraw-Hill, 1976 (325 pp.); (ISBN# 0-07-054235-X)
  • 412[S]: Walter Rudin; Principles of Mathematical Analysis (third edition); McGraw-Hill, 1976 (325 pp.); (ISBN# 0-07-054235-X)
  • 421[FS]: Erwin Kreyszig; Advanced Engineering Mathematics (eighth edition); Wiley (text), 1999; (ISBN# 0-471-15496-2)
  • 423[FS]: Walter A. Strauss; Partial Differential Equations (third edition); Wiley (text), 1992 (440 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-54868-5)
  • 424[F]: Sheldon M. Ross; Introduction to Probability Models (seventh edition); Harcourt/Academic Press (text), 2000 (650 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-598475-8)
  • 428[F]: Gary Chartrand & Ortrud Oellermann; Applied and Algorithmic Graph Theory; McGraw-Hill, 1993 (432 pp.); (ISBN# 0-07-557101-3)
  • 432[F]: Manfredo DoCarmo; Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1976 (503 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-212589-7)
  • 435[F]: David A. Brannan, Matthew F. Esplen & Jeremy J. Gray; Geometry (first edition); Cambridge University Press, 1999 (510 pp.); (ISBN# 0-521-59787-0)
  • 436[S]: Two textbooks:
    • Dirk Jan Struik; A Concise History of Mathematics. (fourth edition); Dover Publications, 1987 (205 pp.); (ISBN#.0-486-60255-9).
    • Ronald Calinger; Classics of Mathematics. Prentice Hall, 1995 (816 pp.); (ISBN 0-02-318342-X).
  • 451[F]: Michael Artin; Algebra (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1991, (672 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-004763-5)
  • 453[F]: Vasek Chvatal; Linear Programming; W. H. Freeman Company, 1983 (478 pp.); (ISBN# 0-7167-1587-2)
  • 454[F]: Fred S. Roberts; Applied Combinatorics (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1984 (640 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-039313-4)
  • 461[S]: Herbert B. Enderton; A Mathematical Introduction to Logic (second edition); Academic Press,2001 (352 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-238452-0)
  • 477[FS]: Sheldon M. Ross; A First Course in Probability (fifth edition); Prentice-Hall, 1998 (472 pp., Cloth Bound with Disk); (ISBN# 0-13-746314-6)
  • 478[S]: Paul G. Hoel, Sidney C. Port & Charles J. Stone; Introduction to Stochastic Processes; Waveland Press, 1987 (paperback, 203 pp.); (ISBN# 0-88133-267-4)
  • 481[FS]: Irwin Miller, Marylees Miller & John E. Freund; John E. Freund's Mathematical Statistics (sixth edition); Prentice-Hall, 1999 (624 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-123613-X)

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