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Math Book Options

 VVC Math Faculty have a variety of teaching methods:
  • some teachers require a physical textbook;
  • some teachers allow you the choice of a physical textbook or an online e-book;
  • some teachers require students to do their homework online.

Click HERE for a list of courses and teaching methods for the upcoming semester.

 

ONLINE Math Classes only require you purchase access to the class website (MyMathLab*, ConnectMath* or Aleks*). Full digital access to your text will be available online.

You may choose instead to purchase access bundled with a text if you prefer to have a physical textbook in addition to the online access, but it will not be required. All online math classes will have an on-campus or proctored final exam.

For ON-CAMPUS classes, you will have the option of purchasing a traditional textbook (bundled with online access if NEW) or the digital version (MyMathLab*, ConnextMath* or Aleks*) which is available online.

Some on-campus instructors will require online access to submit homework.  These classes are labeled web-enhanced.

*Texts published by Pearson use MyMathLab.

*Texts published by McGraw-Hill use Connect Math.

To ensure the correct text and teaching method, consult the listings in the Rams Bookstore. Information regarding your particular section can also be found by clicking on the section within WebAdvisor.

 
  • Math 90, Intermediate Algebra

    Intermediate Algebra: Concepts and Applications, 9th Edition, Bittinger, et al., Pearson.
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    Intermediate Algebra, 3rd Edition., Miller, et al., Mc-Graw-Hill.

  • Math 104, Trigonometry

    Trigonometry, 3rd edition, Dugopolski, Pearson.

  • Math 105, College Algebra

    College Algebra, Miller, Julie, 1st edition, McGraw Hill.
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    College Algebra, 5th edition, Beecher, Penna, Bittinger, Pearson.

  • Math 120, Introduction to Statistics

    Statistics:Informed Decisions Using Data, 4th Edition, Sullivan, Pearson.
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    Elementary Statistics, Navidi, Monk, McGraw-Hill.

  • Math 116, Preparation for Calculus

          Calculus, CA edition, Stewart, Brooks/Cole

  • Math 226, 227, 228 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I, II, III

    Calculus, CA edition, Stewart, Brooks/Cole.

  • Math 270, Differential Equations

    A first Course in Differential Equations, The Classic Fifth Edition, Zill, Dennis G., Brooks, Cole Thompson Learning.

  • Math 231, Linear Algebra

    Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 3rd Edition, Lay, David C., Pearson.

  • Math 132, Ideas of Mathematics

    Using & Understanding Mathematics, 6th edition, Bennett, Pearson.

  • Math 42, Elementary Algebra

    Introductory Algebra, 12th Edition, Bittinger, Marvin L., Pearson.
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    Introductory Algebra, 3rd Edition, Miller, et al., McGraw-Hill.

  • Math 12, Pre-algebra

    Pre-Algebra, 6th Edition, Martin-Gay, Pearson.
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    Pre-Algebra, Miller, et al., McGraw-Hill.

  • Math 10, Basic Math Skills

    Basic Mathematics, 12th Edition, Bittinger, Marvin L., Pearson.
    -or-
    Basic Mathematics, 3rd Edition, Miller, et al., McGraw-Hill.

  • Math 6, Math Operations
     No text.  Access to Aleks must be purchased.