Rutgers Mathematics Master Textbook List

Textbook list, Spring 2004

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 for the current semester are indicated at the end of the item (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, or The Mathematics Online Bookshelf (MOB) (in alphabetic order), or from sites like Direct Textbook or Chambal that collect information from many stores.

There are also pages from the Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, and Fall 2003 semesters.

  • 001[F]: Jeffrey Slater & John Tobey; Basic College Mathematics (fourth edition); Prentice-Hall (text), 2002 (784 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-090954-8)
  • 021[F]: Same textbooks as 001 and 025.
  • 022[S]: Same textbooks as 025.
  • 023[F]: Same textbooks as 001 and 025.
  • 024[S]: Same textbooks as 025.
  • 025[FS]: Arthur Goodman & Lewis Hirsch; Understanding Elementary Algebra with Geometry: A Course for College Students (fifth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2002; (ISBN# 0-534-38124-3) [updated, Fall 2002]
  • 026[FS]: Arthur Goodman & Lewis Hirsch; Understanding Intermediate Algebra: A Course for College Students (fifth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2002; (ISBN# 0-534-38125-1) [updated, Fall 2002]
  • 027[FS]: Same textbook as 025.
  • 103 [FS]: Peter Tannenbaum; Excursions in Modern Mathematics (fifth edition); Prentice-Hall( text), 2004 (752 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-100191-4) [updated, Fall 2003]
  • 104[S]: Larry J. Goldstein, David I. Schneider & Martha J. Siegel ; Finite Mathematics and Its Applications (seventh edition); Prentice-Hall (712 pp.), 2001 (ISBN# 0-13-018678-3) [changed, Spring 2002]
  • 111[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115.
  • 112[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115. [changed, Spring 2003]
  • 115[FS]: In addition to the textbook, an optional Student Solutions Manual and Study Guide are 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 (fourth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2002; (ISBN# 0-534-34541-9)
    • Solutions Manual for Stewart/Redlin/Watson's Precalculus; (ISBN# 0-534-38544-3)
    • Study Guide for Stewart/Redlin/Watson's Precalculus; (ISBN# 0-534-38545-1)
    • Calculator: Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-83 Plus.
  • 135[FS]: The Textbook, Study Guide, and Student Solutions Manual should be obtained as a bundle that also includes an access card to custom websites. To be sure of having all resources, students should obtain this package from a local bookstore. In addition, a graphing calculator is used in this course.
    • Text: Monty J. Strauss, Gerald L. Bradley and Karl J. Smith; Calculus; Prentice-Hall ( text),(Third edition), 2002 (1104 pp.); [changed, Fall 2003]
    • Calculator: Same as for 115. (The TI-89 may also be used in this course.)
  • 136[FS]: Note: the text used in 135 in the previous semester is used in 136. The current 135 text was introduced in Fall 2003, so it is the 136 text beginning Spring 2004.
    • Text: Same as for 135. [changed, Spring 2004]
    • Calculator: Same as for 115. (The TI-89 may also be used in this course.)
  • 138[S]: Same textbook and other material as 136, with supplements available from Mathematics Department.
  • 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 (fifth edition, with Tools for Enriching Calculus Video CD-ROM and BCA Tutorial); Brooks/Cole, 2003 (1320 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-39321-7). [updated, Fall 2003]
    • Study Guide (Single variable, Early Transcendentals) for Stewart's Calculus (fifth edition). Contains a short list of key concepts; a short list of skills to master, a brief introduction to the ideas of the section, an elaboration of the concepts and skills, including extra worked-out examples, and links in the margin to earlier and later material in the text and Study Guide.(ISBN# 0-534-39331-4) [updated, Fall 2003]
    • Solutions Manual (Single variable, Early Transcendentals) for Stewart's Calculus (fifth edition). Provides completely worked-out solutions to all odd-numbered exercises within the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer. (ISBN# 0-534-39333-0) [updated, Fall 2003]
    • Calculator: Texas InstrumentsTI-82, TI-83 or TI-89.
  • 152[FS]: Note: the text used in 151 in the previous semester is used in 152. 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. Currently same textbook and other material as 151. [changed, Spring 2004]
  • 192[F]: Same textbook and other material as 152.
  • 244[FS]: William E. Boyce & Richard C. DiPrima ; Elementary Differential Equations (seventh edition); Wiley (text) 2001 (608 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-31998-8)
  • 250 (all)[FS]: Lawrence E. Spence, Arnold J. Insel & Stephen H. Friedberg; Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix ApproachPrentice-Hall 2000 (451 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-716722-9)[changed, Fall 2002]
  • 251[FS]: The text and other material used in 152 during the previous semester is used in 251.
    • 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)
  • 252[FS]: Paul Blanchard, Robert L. Devaney & Glen Hall; Differential Equations (second edition); Brooks/Cole, 2002 (786 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-38514-1) [updated, Fall 2002]
  • 291[FS]: Same textbook as 251.
  • 292[S]: Same textbook as 244.
  • 300[FS]: Carol Schumacher; Chapter Zero: Fundamental Notions of Abstract Mathematics (second edition); Addison-Wesley (text), 2001 (192 pp.); (ISBN#0-201-43724-4 )[changed, Fall 2003]
  • 311[FS]: Stephen Abbott; Understanding Analysis (third edition); Springer, 2001 (272 pp.); (ISBN# 0-387-95060-5) [changed, Fall 2003]
  • 321[F]: Richard Haberman; Mathematical Models: Mechanical Vibrations, Population Dynamics, and Traffic Flow; S. I. A. M. 1998 (402 pp.); (ISBN# 0-89871-408-7)[changed, Fall 2003]
  • 336[F]: Leah Edelstein-Keshet ; Mathematical Models in Biology; McGraw-Hill, 1988 (600 pp.); (ISBN# 0-075-54950-6)
  • 338[S]: No text. [changed, Spring 2004]
  • 350[FS]: Stephen H. Friedberg, Arnold J. Insel & Lawrence E. Spence; Linear Algebra (fourth edition); Prentice-Hall (text), 2003 (624 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-008451-4) [updated, Fall 2003]
  • 351[FS]: Thomas W. Hungerford; Abstract Algebra: An Introduction (second edition); Brooks/Cole ( 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]:Herbert B. Enderton ; Elements of Set Theory; Academic Press, 1977 ( pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-238440-7)[changed, Spring 2003])
  • 373[FS]: Richard L. Burden & J. Douglas Faires; Numerical Analysis (seventh edition); Brooks/Cole, 2001 (841 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-38216-9)
  • 374[S]: same as 373.
  • 403[S]: Stephen D. Fisher; Complex Variables (second edition); Dover Publications ( text), 1990 (paperback, 422 pp.) (ISBN# 0-486-40679-2) [changed, Spring 2002]
  • 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]: Peter V. O'Neil; Advanced Engineering Mathematics (fifth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2003 (1236+82[Answers]+9[Index] pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-40077-9) [changed, Fall 2002]
  • 423[FS]: Walter A. Strauss; Partial Differential Equations (third edition); Wiley (text), 1992 (440 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-54868-5)
  • 424[F]: Samuel Karlin, Edited by Howard E. Taylor; Title: An Introduction to Stochastic Modeling (third edition); Academic Press, 1998; (ISBN# 0-12-684887-4)
  • 428[F]: Robin J. Wilson; Introduction to Graph Theory (fourth edition); Addison-Wesley, 1996 (176 pp.); (ISBN# 0-582-24993-7) [changed, Fall 2003]
  • 432[FS]: Manfredo DoCarmo; Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1976 (503 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-212589-7)
  • 435[F]: Two textbooks:
    • David A. Brannan, Matthew F. Esplen & Jeremy J. Gray; Geometry (first edition); Cambridge University Press, 1999 (510 pp.); (ISBN# 0-521-59787-0)
    • Thomas L. Heath; The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, (vol. 1) Books 1 and 2 (second edition); Dover Publications ( text),, 1956 (paperback, 464 pp.) (ISBN# 0-486-60088-2)[added, Fall 2002]
  • 436[S]: John Fauvel and Jeremy Gray ; The History of Mathematics, a Reader; Mathematical Association of America 1996 (640 pp., Paperbound), 270 illustrations (48 in color); (ISBN# 0-333-42791-2) [changed, Spring 2004]
  • 441[F]: James Munkres; Topology (second edition); Prentice-Hall, 2000 (537 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-181629-2)
  • 451[F]: Michael Artin; Algebra (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1991 (672 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-004763-5)
  • 452[S]
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