Master Textbook List

Information on textbooks for all Undergraduate Mathematics courses at the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of Rutgers for the current semester is collected here. Individual course pages may have additional information.

Detailed information about availability of textbooks can be found at The Rutgers Bookstore. The title, author, or ISBN number can also be used to find information from on-line bookstores such as Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

ISBN numbers issued before 2007 have 10 digits; those issued since 2007 have 13 digits. Some books published before 2007 can be identified by ISBN numbers in either format.

 

Check the syllabus for your particular sections before purchasing a text.

FALL 2022 TEXT BOOK LIST

CRS TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER ISBN ED YR
001 Basic College Mathematics Tobey and Slater Pearson 978-1256579571 custom 2022
             
025 Elementary Algebra Tussy & Gustafson Cengage 978-1111567668 5th  2012
  E-text info:  WebAssign for Elementary Algebra Tussy & Gustafson Cengage 978-1337773188 5th 2012
             
026 Intermediate Algebra Tussy & Gustafson Cengage 978-1111567675 5th 2012
  E-text info:  WebAssign for Intermediate Algebra Tussy & Gustafson Cengage 978-1337773263 5th 2012
             
103 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
104 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
106 The Mathematics of Money Timothy Biehler Xanedu Publ. 978-1506695914 3rd 2013
  http://www.xanedu.com/higher-education/educators/custom-books-catalog/the-mathematics-of-money-3rd-edition
             
107 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Sybilla Beckmann Pearson 978-0134392790 5E 2017
             
109 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Sybilla Bechmann Pearson 978-0134392790 5E 2017
             
111 Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus w/ Enhanced WebAssign Stewart Cengage 978-1305743847 7th-custom 2015
  access code          
SSM Optional: Student Solution Manual Stewart Cengage 978-1305253612 7th-custom 2015
 
Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program, which bills the cost ($56.25) for WebAssign, the software used for homework (includes copy of e-text) to the term bill and gives immediate access to the homework and the e-textbook. Students may opt out of this program, i.e., those who have previously paid for WebAssign. 
         
             
112 Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus w/ Enhanced WebAssign Stewart Cengage 978-1305743847 7th-custom 2015
  access code          
SSM Optional: Student Solution Manual Stewart Cengage 978-1305253612 7th-custom 2015
             
115 Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus w/ Enhanced WebAssign Stewart Cengage 978-1305743847 7th-custom 2015
  access code          
SSM Optional: Student Solution Manual Stewart Cengage 978-1305253612 7th-custom 2015
   
Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program, which bills the cost ($56.25) for WebAssign, the software used for homework (includes copy of e-text) to the term bill and gives immediate access to the homework and the e-textbook. Students may opt out of this program, i.e., those who have previously paid for WebAssign. 
         
             
123 NO TEXTBOOK (subscription bought directly from Knewton, see course syllabus)     
             
125  NO TEXTBOOK (Students need to bring their laptops to class)          
             
135 Calculus, Single Variable: Early Transcendentals Briggs/Cochran/Gillett Pearson 978-0134766850 3rd  2018
  Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program, which bills the cost ($65) of the MyLab Math license (includes copy of e-text) to the term bill and gives immediate access to the textbook. Students may opt out of this program. Students may also purchase, through their MyLab course, a physical copy of the text for an additional $40.          
             
136 Calculus, Single Variable:  Early Transcendentals Briggs/Cochran/Gillett Pearson 978-0134766850 3rd  2018
 NOTE: This course will not use MYLAB          
  https://www.pearson.com/store/p/calculus-early-transcendentals/P100003056837/9780136880677          
             
151 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson 978-0134764528  14th  2018
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only          
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0134768762    
             
152 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson 978-0134764528  14th  2018
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only          
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0134768762    
             
244 Differential Equations - An Intro. for Engineers Mat Charnley        
  The PDF version can be found here:          
  https://sites.rutgers.edu/matthew-charnley/course-materials/differential-equations-an-introduction-for-engineers/          
             
250 Elementary Linear Algebra Spence, Insel & Friedberg Prentice Hall 9780134689470 Classic 2017
   OR Elementary Linear Algebra Spence, Insel & Friedberg Prentice Hall 978-0131353978 2nd 2007
             
251 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson 978-0134764528  14th  
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only          
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0134768762    
             
252 Differential Equations with DE Tools Printed Access Card Blanchard Cengage 978-1133109037 4th 2012
  Differential Equations (text only)     978-0495561989 4th 2012
  BOTH versions acceptable          
SSM Differential Equations     978-0495826729    
             
285 NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED          
  Please reach out to the professor for more details          
             
291H NO TEXTBOOK          
             
300 A Transition to Advanced Mathematics Smith/Eggen/St. Andre Cengage 978-1285463261 8th 2015
  also available online: https://www.vitalsource.com/     
  The book is suggested but not required          
             
300H A Transition to Advanced Mathematics Smith/Eggen/St. Andre Cengage 978-1285463261 8th 2015
  also available online: https://www.vitalsource.com/     
  The book is suggested but not required          
             
311 Introduction to Analysis Gaughan AMS 978-0821847879 5th 2009
       OR          
   Understanding Analysis  Stephen Abbott Springer  978-1493927111  2nd  2015
  Electronic Version available Rutgers University Library          
NOTE Check the syllabus for your particular section before purchasing a text
         
             
311H Understanding Analysis Stephen Abbott Springer 978-1493927111 2nd 2015
  Electronic Version available Rutgers University Library          
             
321 Mathematical Models Haberman SIAM 978-0898714081 1st 1998
             
325 Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics J.S. Bell Cambridge 978-0521523387 2nd 2004
  Making Sense of Quantum Mechanics (optional) Jean Bricmont Springer 978-3319258874 1st 2016
             
336 NO TEXTBOOK (online notes)          
             
350 Linear Algebra Friedberg/Insel/Spence Prentice Hall 978-0134860244 5th 2019
 350 Linear Algebra e-text          
   https://www.pearson.com/store/en-us/pearsonplus/p/9780137515424.html          
             
350H Linear Algebra Friedberg/Insel/Spence Prentice Hall 978-0134860244 5th 2019
 350H Linear Algebra e-text          
  https://www.pearson.com/store/en-us/pearsonplus/p/9780137515424.html          
             
351 Abstract Algebra: An Introduction Hungerford Cengage 978-1111569624 3rd 2011
             
354 Elementary Linear Programming w/ Appl. Kolman Academic Press 978-0124179103 2nd 1995
             OR          
  Mathematics of Optimization:  How to do Things Faster Steven J. Miller AMS 978-1470441142   2017
 NOTE Check the syllabus for your particular section before purchasing a text          
             
356 Elementary Number Theory & Its Application Rosen Prentice Hall 978-0321500311 6th 2011
             
361 Elements of Set Theory Enderton Academic Press 978-0122384400 1st 1977
             
373 Numerical Analysis Burden & Faires Cengage 978-1305253667 10th 2015
             
411H Principles of Mathematical Analysis Rudin McGraw Hill 978-0070542358 3rd 2007
             
421 Advanced Engineering Mathematics Zill & Wright Jones & Bartlett 978-1284206241 7th 2022
             
423 Partial Differential Equations:  Introduction Strauss Wiley 978-0470054567 2nd 2007
         OR          
423 Applied Partial Differential Equations J. David Logan Springer 978-3319124926 3rd 2015
 Note: Check the syllabus for your particular section before purchasing a text          
             
428 A First Course in Graph Theory Zhang/Chartbrand Dover 978-0486483689   2012
             
435 The Four Pillars of Geometry John Stillwell Springer 978-1441920638   2005
             
441 Topology Munkres Prentice Hall 978-0134689517 2nd-classic 2017
             
451H Algebra Artin Prentice Hall 978-01324689609 2nd-classic 2017
             
454 Introductory Combinatorics Richard Brualdi Prentice Hall 978-0134689616 Classic 2017
             
477 A First Course in Probability Ross Prentice Hall 978-0134753119 10th 2019
             
478 Intro. To Probability Models Ross Academic Press 978-0128143469 12th 2019
             
481 Mathematical Statistics w/ applications Freund Prentice Hall 978-0321807090 8th 2012
             
485 Stochastic Calculus for Finance I:  The Binomial Asset Pricing Model AND Steven Shreve Prentice Hall 978-0387249681   2004
  Stochastic Calculus for Finance II:  Continuous-Time Models Steven Shreve Prentice Hall 978-0387401010 1st  
             
486 Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks Dickson, Hardy & Waters Cambridge 978-1108478083 3rd 2020
             
491 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
493 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
496 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
497 NO TEXTBOOK