Supplements

Multimedia Supplements

MathZonewww.mathzone.com
McGraw-Hill’s MathZone 3.0 is a complete Web-based tutorial and course management system for mathematics and statistics, designed for greater ease of use than any other system available. Free upon adoption of a McGraw-Hill textbook, the system enables instructors to create and share courses and assignments with colleagues, adjunct faculty members, and teaching assistants with only a few mouse clicks. All assignments, exercises, e-Professor multimedia tutorials, video lectures, and NetTutor® live tutors follow the textbook’s learning objectives and problem-solving style and notation. Using MathZone’s assignment builder, instructors can edit questions and algorithms, import their own content, and create announcements and due dates for homework and quizzes. MathZone’s automated grading function reports the results of easy-to-assign algorithmically generated homework, quizzes, and tests. All student activity within MathZone is recorded and available through a fully integrated gradebook that can be downloaded to Microsoft Excel®. MathZone also is available on CD-ROM. (See “Supplements for the Student” for descriptions of the elements of MathZone.)

ALEKSwww.aleks.com
ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) is an artificial intelligence based system for mathematics learning, available over the Web 24/7. Using unique adaptive questioning, ALEKS accurately assesses what topics each student knows and then determines exactly what each student is ready to learn next. ALEKS interacts with the students much as a skilled human tutor would, moving between explanation and practice as needed, correcting and analyzing errors, defining terms and changing topics on request, and helping them master the course content more quickly and easily. Moreover, ALEKS links to text-specific videos, multimedia tutorials, and text book pages in PDF format. ALEKS also offers a robust classroom management system that allows instructors to monitor and direct student progress toward mastery of curricular goals. Available online at www.mhhe.com/bluman.

Electronic Textbook
CourseSmart is a new way for faculty to find and review eTextbooks. It’s also a great option for students who are interested in accessing their course materials digitally and saving money. CourseSmart offers thousands of the most commonly adopted textbooks across hundreds of courses from a wide variety of higher education publishers. It is the only place for faculty to review and compare the full text of a textbook online, providing immediate access without the environmental impact of requesting a print exam copy. At CourseSmart, students can save up to 50% off the cost of a print book, reduce the impact on the environment, and gain access to powerful Web tools for learning including full text search, notes and highlighting, and e-mail tools for sharing notes between classmates. www.CourseSmart.com

Computerized Test Bank (CTB) Online (instructors only)
The computerized test bank contains a variety of questions, including true/false, multiple choice, short answer, and short problems requiring analysis and written answers. The testing material is coded by type of question and level of difficulty. The Brownstone Diploma® system enables you to efficiently select, add, and organize questions, such as by type of question or level of difficulty. It also allows for printing tests along with answer keys as well as editing the original questions, and it is available for Windows and Macintosh systems. Printable tests and a print version of the test bank can also be found on the website.

Lecture Videos
New lecture videos introduce concepts, definitions, theorems, formulas, and problem solving procedures to help students better comprehend the topic at hand. These videos are closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired, are subtitled in Spanish, and meet the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. They can be found online at www.mhhe.com/bluman and are also available on DVD.

Exercise Videos
In these videos the instructor works through selected exercises, following the solution methodology employed in the text. Also included are tutorials for using the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus calculators, Excel, and MINITAB, presented in an engaging format for students. These videos are closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired, are subtitled in Spanish, and meet the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. They can be found online at www.mhhe.com/bluman and are also available on DVD.

NetTutor
NetTutor is a revolutionary system that enables students to interact with a live tutor over the Web by using NetTutor’s Web-based, graphical chat capabilities. Students can also submit questions and receive answers, browse previously answered questions, and view previous live chat sessions. NetTutor can be accessed through MathZone.

MINITAB Student Release 14
The student version of MINITAB statistical software is available with copies of the text. Ask your McGraw-Hill representative for details.

SPSS Student Version 15.0 for Windows
Astudent version of SPSS statistical software is available with copies of this text. Consult your McGraw-Hill representative for details.

Print Supplements

Annotated Instructors Edition (instructors only)
The Annotated Instructor’s Edition contains answers to all exercises and tests. The answers to most questions are printed in red next to each problem. Answers not appearing on the page can be found in the Answer Appendix at the end of the book.

Instructor’s Solutions Manual (instructors only)
By Sally Robinson of South Plains College, this manual includes worked-out solutions to all the exercises in the text and answers to all quiz questions. This manual can be found online at www.mhhe.com/bluman.

Lecture Videos
New lecture videos introduce concepts, definitions, theorems, formulas, and problemsolving procedures to help students better comprehend the topic at hand. These videos are closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired, are subtitled in Spanish, and meet the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. They can be found online at www.mhhe.com/bluman and are also available on DVD.

Exercise Videos
In these videos the instructor works through selected exercises, following the solution methodology employed in the text. Also included are tutorials for using the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus calculators, Excel, and MINITAB, presented in an engaging format for students. These videos are closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired, are subtitled in Spanish, and meet the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. They can be found online at www.mhhe.com/bluman and are also available on DVD.

NetTutor
NetTutor is a revolutionary system that enables students to interact with a live tutor over the Web by using NetTutor’s Web-based, graphical chat capabilities. Students can also submit questions and receive answers, browse previously answered questions, and view previous live chat sessions. NetTutor can be accessed through MathZone.

MINITAB Student Release 14
The student version of MINITAB statistical software is available with copies of the text. Ask your McGraw-Hill representative for details.

SPSS Student Version 15.0 for Windows
Astudent version of SPSS statistical software is available with copies of this text. Consult your McGraw-Hill representative for details.

Student Solutions Manual
By Sally Robinson of South Plains College, this manual contains detailed solutions to all odd-numbered text problems and answers to all quiz questions.

MINITAB 14 Manual
This manual provides the student with how-to information on data and file management, conducting various statistical analyses, and creating presentation-style graphics while following each text chapter.

TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator Manual
This friendly, practical manual teaches students to learn about statistics and solve problems by using these calculators while following each text chapter.

Excel Manual
This workbook, specially designed to accompany the text, provides additional practice in applying the chapter concepts while using Excel.