Rutgers Mathematics Master Textbook List

Textbook list, Spring 2007

See also Summer 2007

Information on textbooks for all Undergraduate Mathematics courses at the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of Rutgers is 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 Borders; or from sites like A1Books, BookFinder4U, BooksPrice.com (this one allows comparison of several books in a single search), BuyUsedTextbooks, CampusI, Chambal, CheapestTextbooks, CollegeSwapShop, or Direct Textbook that collect information from many stores. The site iChapters offers individual chapters in electronic format from college textbooks, as well as discounts on textbooks in both electronic and print format.

On January 1, 2007, the 10 digit ISBN will be replaced by the expanded ISBN-13. Those numbers will be added to this page as they become available. To learn more, see ISBN13 For Dummies.

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  • 001[FS]: Jeffrey Slater & John Tobey; Basic College Mathematics (fifth edition); Prentice-Hall (text), 2005 (816 pp., with CD); (ISBN# 0-13-149057-5; ISBN13: 9780131490574) [updated, Spring 2006]
  • 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 (sixth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2006 (688 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-999727; ISBN13: 9780534999728) [updated, Fall 2006]
  • 026[FS]: Arthur Goodman & Lewis Hirsch; Understanding Intermediate Algebra: A Course for College Students (sixth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2006 (880 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-41795-7; ISBN13: 9780534417956) [updated, Fall 2006]
  • 027[FS]: Same textbook as 025.
  • 103 [FS]: Peter Tannenbaum; Excursions in Modern Mathematics (sixth edition); Prentice-Hall( text), 2007 (640 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-187363-6) [updated, Fall 2006]
  • 103:H1: Thomas H. Barr; Invitation to Cryptology; Prentice-Hall ( text),2002 (396 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-088976-8) [new, Spring 2005]
  • 104[S]: Larry J. Goldstein, David I. Schneider & Martha J. Siegel ; Finite Mathematics and Its Applications (ninth edition); Prentice-Hall ( text), 2004 (768 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-187364-4; ISBN13: 9780131873643) [updated, Spring 2006]
  • 111[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115.
  • 112[FS]: Same textbook and other material as 115. [changed, Spring 2007]
  • 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 (fifth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2006 (960 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-49277-0; ISBN13: 9780534492779) [updated, Fall 2006]
    • Solutions Manual for Stewart/Redlin/Watson's Precalculus; (ISBN# 0-534-49290-8)
    • Calculator: Texas Instruments TI-83.
  • 135[FS]: The Textbook, Study Guide, and Student Solutions Manual should be obtained as a bundle. To be sure of having all resources, students should obtain this package from a local bookstore. The publisher's description [ Fall 2004] of the bundle (ISBN# 0-536-22085-9 in Fall 2006) is: "This is a custom text and is available only at Rutgers bookstores, and has been competitively priced at the SAME PRICE as the used version of the book, and includes a FREE solutions manual and study guide as well - a great deal for students." 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.
  • 136[FS]: Note: the bundle (ISBN# 0-536-22087-5 in Spring 2006) used in 135 in the previous semester is used in 136.
    • Text: Same as for 135. [changed, Spring 2004]
    • Calculator: Same as for 115.
  • 138[S]: Same textbook and other material as 136. Bundles bought new in Fall 2003 or Spring 2004 included a web access code shrinkwrapped with the text for any additional material included in this course.
  • 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; ISBN13: 9780534393212). [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-83.
  • 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]
  • 153[F]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 157[F]: Same textbook and other material as 151.
  • 158[F]: Same textbook and other material as 152.
  • 192[F]: Same textbook and other material as 152.
  • 244[FS]: William E. Boyce & Richard C. DiPrima ; Elementary Differential Equations (eighth edition); Wiley (text) 2001 (608 pp.); (ISBN# 0-471-43339-X; ISBN13: 978-0-471-43339-2)
  • 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; ISBN13: 9780137167227)[changed, Fall 2002]
  • 251[FS]: The text used in 152 during the previous semester is used in 251. A study guide and solutions manual for this course is also available.
    • 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 2004]
    • Study Guide, 5th 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# 0-534-39358-6) [updated, Fall 2004]
    • Solutions Manual, 5th 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# 0-534-39360-8) [updated, Fall 2004]
  • 252[FS]: Paul Blanchard, Robert L. Devaney & Glen Hall; Differential Equations (third edition); Brooks/Cole, 2006 (832 pp.); (ISBN# 0-495-01265-3; ISBN13: 9780495012658) [updated, Spring 2006]
  • 291[FS]: Same textbook as 251.
  • 292[S]: Same textbook as 244.
  • 300[FS]: Doug Smith, Maurice Eggen & Richard St. Andre; A Transition to Advanced Mathematics (sixth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2006 (360 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-39900-2; ISBN13: 9780534399009)[changed, Fall 2005]
  • 311[FS]: Stephen Abbott; Understanding Analysis; Springer, 2001 (272 pp.); (ISBN# 0-387-95060-5; ISBN13: 978-0-387-95060-0) [changed, Fall 2003]
  • 312[S]: Patrick M. Fitzpatrick; Advanced Calculus; (second edition)Brooks/Cole, 2006 (620 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-37603-7) [new, Spring 2006] (Not offered Spring 2007)
  • 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]: Handout distributed in class
  • 338[S]: No text. [changed, Spring 2004]
  • 348[S]: Paul Garrett; Making, Breaking Codes: An Introduction to Cryptology (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 2001 (524 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-030369-0; ISBN13: 9780130303691)[changed, Spring 2002, new course number, Spring 2005]
  • 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; ISBN13: 9780130084514) [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; ISBN13: 9780030105593)
  • 354[S]: Bernard Kolman & Robert E. Beck; Elementary Linear Programming with Applications (second edition); Academic Press, 1995 (449 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-417910-X; ISBN13: 978-0-12-417910-3)
  • 356[F]: George E. Andrews; Number Theory; Dover Publications, 1971 (259 pp.); (ISBN# 0-486-68252-8) [changed, Fall 2006]
  • 357[S]: A. Jensen and Anders la Cour-Harbo; Ripples in Mathematics The Discrete Wavelet Transform, 2001 ( IX, 246 pp., Softcover); Springer (ISBN# 3-540-41662-5; ISBN13: 978-3-540-41662-3) [new, Spring 2005]
  • 361[FS]:Herbert B. Enderton ; Elements of Set Theory; Academic Press, 1977 ( pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-238440-7)[changed, Spring 2003] (Not offered Spring 2007)
  • 373[FS]: Richard L. Burden & J. Douglas Faires; Numerical Analysis (eighth edition); Brooks/Cole, 2005 (850 pp.); (ISBN# 0-534-39200-8; ISBN13: 9780534392000) [updated, Spring 2006]
  • 374[S]: same as 373. (Not offered Spring 2007)
  • 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; ISBN13: 9780070542358)
  • 412[S]: Walter Rudin; Principles of Mathematical Analysis (third edition); McGraw-Hill, 1976 (325 pp.); (ISBN# 0-07-054235-X)
  • 421[FS]: Dennis G. Zill and Michael R. Cullen ; Advanced Engineering Mathematics (third edition); Jones and Bartlett, 2006; (ISBN# 0-763-74591-X; ISBN13: 978-0-7637-4591-2 ) [updated, Fall 2006]
  • 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; ISBN13: 978-0-12-684887-8 )
  • 428[F]: Richard A. Brualdi; Introductory Combinatorics (fourth edition); Prentice-Hall, 2004 (176 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-100119-1) [changed, Fall 2006]
  • 432[FS]: Manfredo DoCarmo; Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1976 (503 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-212589-7; ISBN13: 9780132125895) [not offered, Fall 2006]
  • 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) [second text removed, Fall 2004]
  • 436[S]: Victor J. Katz; History of Mathematics: Brief Version; Addison-Wesley (text) 2004 (576 pp.); (ISBN# 0321161939; ISBN13: 9780321161932) [changed, Spring 2007]
  • 441[F]: James Munkres; Topology (second edition); Prentice-Hall, 2000 (537 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-181629-2; ISBN13: 9780131816299)
  • 451[F]: Michael Artin; Algebra (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1991 (672 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-004763-5)
  • 452[S]: Michael Artin; Algebra (first edition); Prentice-Hall, 1991 (672 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-004763-5; ISBN13: 9780130047632)
  • 453[F]: Vasek Chvatal; Linear Programming; W. H. Freeman Company, 1983 (478 pp.); (ISBN# 0-7167-1587-2)
  • 454[F]: Richard A. Brualdi; Introductory Combinatorics (fourth edition); Prentice-Hall, 2004 (176 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-100119-1) [changed, Fall 2006]
  • 461[S]: Herbert B. Enderton; A Mathematical Introduction to Logic (second edition); Academic Press, 2001 (352 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-238452-0; ISBN13: 978-0-12-238452-3)
  • 477[FS]: Sheldon M. Ross; A First Course in Probability (seventh edition); Prentice-Hall (text), 2006 (576 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-185662-6; ISBN13: 9780131856622)[changed, Fall 2005]
  • 478[S]: Sheldon M. Ross; Introduction to Probability Models (ninth edition); Academic Press , 2006 (800 pp.); (ISBN# 0-12-598062-0; ISBN13: 978-0-12-598062-3 )[updated, Spring 2007]
  • 481[FS]: Irwin Miller & Marylees Miller; John E. Freund's Mathematical Statistics with Applications (seventh edition); Prentice-Hall, 2004 (624 pp.); (ISBN# 0-13-142706-7; ISBN13: 9780131427068)[updated, Fall 2005]
  • 491[F]: Kiran S. Kedlaya, Bjorn Poonen, and Ravi Vakil; The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition 1985-2000: Problems Solutions, and Commentary, 2002 (354 pp.); Mathematical Association of America (ISBN# 0-88385-087-X) [changed, Fall 2006]
  • 492[S]: Giuliana Davidoff, Peter Sarnak & Alain Valette; Elementary Number Theory, Group Theory and Ramanujan Graphs, Cambridge University Press (text), 2003 (154 pp.); (ISBN# 0521531438; ISBN13: 9780521531436) [new, Spring 2007]
  • 495[F]: Victor Goodman and Joseph Stampfli; The Mathematics of Finance: Modeling and Hedging, First edition 2001 (300 pp.), Brooks/Cole (ISBN# 0-534-37776-9) [new, Fall 2006]

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