New. Brand new. We distribute directly for the publisher. The book is ostensibly an algebra book; however, it covers many topics that are found throughout today's curriculum: * calculus and analysis: infinite series, partial fractions, undetermined coefficients, properties of continuous functions, * number theory: continued fractions, * probability: basic results in probability. Though the book is structured as a textbook, modern mathematicians will find it a delight to dip into. There are many gems that have been overlooked by today's emphasis on abstraction and generality. By revisiting familiar topics, such as continued fractions or solutions of polynomial equations, modern readers will enrich their knowledge of fundamental areas of mathematics, while gaining concrete methods for working with their modern incarnations. The book is suitable for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers interested in algebra.
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