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  MATHEMATICS TEXTS


The following is a list of the texts used in Mathematics Courses at Sierra College for the semester.  Please note the following:

         Before buying any text book, check your class syllabus and verify (with your instructor) that you are buying the correct material for that course.

         Math A, Math D, Math 12 and Math 13 are taught in multiple formats or styles.  The texts used by these styles varies.  If you are looking for the text for one of these courses, please be sure to identify which style your class belongs to.

         Many of the texts given below are sold at the campus bookstore as part of a bundled set which may include Solutions Manuals, Instruction CDs, Study Guides and other supplemental material.  Some instructors may require this additional material.  However, for the sake of brevity, only the actual text and its associated information are given below.  

Math 581 - Arithmetic Review

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture and Lab

Lial/Salzman/Hestwood

Essential Mathematics

4th

Addison-Wesley

 

Math 582 - PreAlgebra

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture and Lab

Lial/Hestwood

PreAlgebra

5th

Addison-Wesley

 

Math 584 - Math Success (Overcoming Math Anxiety)

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Paul Nolting

Winning at Math (Study Skills Plus/C3S Web Study Skills Program)

5th

Academic Success Press, Inc

 

Math A - Elementary Algebra

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Blitzer

Introductory Algebra (looseleaf) with MyMathLab

7th

Pearson

 

ILP & Lab & Online

REFER TO INSTRUCTOR

MyMathLab

 

 

 

Lab & Online

REFER TO INSTRUCTOR

ALEKS Users Guide - Stand Alone

 

McGraw Hill

 

Math B - Plane Geometry

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Alexander; Koeberlein

Elementary Geometry for College Students

6th

Brooks / Cole

 

Math D - Intermediate Algebra

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Blitzer

Intermediate Algebra (looseleaf) with MyMathLab

7th

Pearson

 

ILP & Lab & Online

REFER TO INSTRUCTOR

MyMathLab

 

 

 

Lab & Online

REFER TO INSTRUCTOR

ALEKS Users Guide - Stand Alone

 

McGraw Hill

 

Math 8 - Trigonometry

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Sullivan & Sullivan

Trigonometry A Right Triangle Approach

5th

Prentice Hall

 

Math 10 - Problem Solving

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Johnson

Crossing the River with Dogs; Problem Solving for College Students

2nd

Wiley

 

Math 12 - College Algebra

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Sullivan

College Algebra

10th

Pearson/ Prentice Hall

 

ALEKS

ALEKS

ALEKS Users Guide - Stand Alone

 

McGraw Hill

 

Math 13 - Elementary Statistics

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Navidi

 Elementary Statistics

1st

McGraw Hill

 

ALEKS

ALEKS

User Guide Stand Alone

 

McGraw Hill

 

Math 15 - Discrete Mathematics

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Epp

Discrete Mathematics withApplications

4th

Brooks/Cole

Cengage

 

Math 16A & 16B - Calculus for Social and Life Sciences

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Larson

Calculus: An Applied Approach

9th

Brookes/Cole-Thomson

 

Math 17 - Concepts of Mathematics

No Text

Math 18 - The Nature of Mathematics

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

REFER TO INSTRUCTOR

MyMathLab

 

Prentice Hall

 

Lecture (Prof. Day)

Langkamp and Hull       

Quantitative Reasoning and the Environment

1st

Prentice Hall

 

Math 24 Modern Business Mathematics

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Lial

Mathematics with Applications

11th

Pearson

 

Math 29 - Precalculus

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Stewart

Precalculus - Mathematics for Calculus (custom)

7th

Cengage

 

Math 30 & 31 & 32 - Analytical Geometry and Calculus

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Stewart

Calculus: Early Transcendentals

8th

Cengage

 

Math 33 - Differential Equations and Linear Algebra

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Steven W Goode, Scott A Annin

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra

4th

Pearson/ Prentice Hall

 

Math 42 - Mathematical Analysis for Non-Science Majors

Style

Author

Title

Edition

Publisher

 

Lecture

Bittinger & Ellenbogen

Calculus And Its Applications

10th

Pearson