# Pure Textbooks

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## Calculus

Copyright Year: 1991

Contributor: Strang

Publisher: Wellesley-Cambridge Press

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Published in 1991 by Wellesley-Cambridge Press, the book is a useful resource for educators and self-learners alike. It is well organized, covers single variable and multivariable calculus in depth, and is rich with applications.

(4 reviews)

## College Algebra

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributors: Stitz and Zeager

Publisher: Stitz Zeager Open Source Mathematics

License: CC BY-NC-SA

College Algebra is an introductory text for a college algebra survey course. The material is presented at a level intended to prepare students for Calculus while also giving them relevant mathematical skills that can be used in other classes. The authors describe their approach as "Functions First," believing introducing functions first will help students understand new concepts more completely.

(11 reviews)

## Elementary Algebra

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Redden

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

It is essential to lay a solid foundation in mathematics if a student is to be competitive in today's global market. The importance of algebra, in particular, cannot be overstated, as it is the basis of all mathematical modeling used in applications found in all disciplines. Traditionally, the study of algebra is separated into a two parts, elementary algebra and intermediate algebra. This textbook, Elementary Algebra, is the first part, written in a clear and concise manner, making no assumption of prior algebra experience. It carefully guides students from the basics to the more advanced techniques required to be successful in the next course.

(12 reviews)

## Abstract Algebra: Theory & Applications

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Judson

Publisher: University of Puget Sound

License: Free Documentation License (GNU)

Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications is an open-source textbook written by Tom Judson that is designed to teach the principles and theory of abstract algebra to college juniors and seniors in a rigorous manner. Its strengths include a wide range of exercises, both computational and theoretical, plus many nontrivial applications.

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## Worldwide Calculus

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributor: Massey

Publisher: Worldwide Center of Mathematics

License: CC BY-NC-ND

Worldwide Calculus is a three-book introductory college calculus series from the Worldwide Center of Mathematics. It emphasizes intuitive ideas in conjunction with rigorous statements of theorems, and provides a large number of illustrative examples. Each section comes with a video lecture on the core material by author David B. Massey, who is an award-winning teacher and well-known research mathematician.

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## Contemporary Calculus I

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Hoffman

Publisher: Independent

License: CC BY-SA

Calculus is the mathematics of CHANGE and almost everything in our world is changing.

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## A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics

Contributor: Fields

Publisher: Independent

License: Free Documentation License (GNU)

GIAM (a Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics) is a free, open-source textbook -- the current version is 2.0. GIAM covers several topics in the foundations of mathematics (logic, sets, relations, functions and cardinality) and introduces the reader to many techniques of mathematical proof (direct, indirect, contradiction, contrapositive, mathematical induction, combinatorial proofs and magic). There are amusing quotations at the start of each chapter.

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## Contemporary Calculus II

Copyright Year: 2011

Contributor: Hoffman

Publisher: Independent

License: CC BY-SA

Calculus II is a continuation of Calculus I and follows a similar structure:

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## Contemporary Calculus III

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Hoffman

Publisher: Independent

License: CC BY-SA

Calculus III is a continuation of Calculus I and II and consists of three major topics.

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## Contemporary Calculus IV

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributor: Hoffman

Publisher: Independent

License: CC BY-SA

Calculus is the mathematics of CHANGE and almost everything in our world is changing.

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