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.

SPRING 2024 TEXT BOOK LIST

CRS TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER ISBN ED YR
001 Basic College Mathematics Tobey and Slater Pearson 978-0135840658 custom 2022
             
025 Elementary Algebra Tussy and Gustafson Cengage 978-1111567668 5th 2012
   E-text:  WebAssign for Elementary Algebra Tussy and Gustafson Cengage 978-1337773188  5th 2012
   Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program 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 textbook. Students may opt out of this program, i.e., those who have previously paid for WebAssign.          
             
026 Intermediate Algebra Tussy and Gustafson Cengage 978-1111567675 5th 2012
   E-text:  WebAssign for Intermediate Algebra Tussy and Gustafson Cengage 978-1337773263 5th 2012
   Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program 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 textbook. Students may opt out of this program, i.e., those who have previously paid for WebAssign.          
             
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
             
110 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities Sybilla Beck,ann Pearson 978-0134392790 5E 2017
             
111 Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus Stewart Cengage 978-0357758823 8th-custom 2024
  access code          
  Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program, which bills the cost 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 Stewart Cengage 978-0357758823 8th-custom 2024
  access code          
             
115 Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus Stewart Cengage 978-0357758823 8th-custom 2024
  access code          
  Students are automatically enrolled in the First Day Program, which bills the cost 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 ope 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
  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.          
             
151 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson    15th  2023
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only      978-0137559756    
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0137560103    
             
152 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson    15th  2023
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only      978-0137559756    
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0137560103    
             
 196  NO TEXTBOOK          
             
244 Differential Equations - An Intro. for Engineers Matt 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, Instel & Friedberg Prentice Hall 978-0131353978 2nd 2007
             
251 Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals Hass, Heil & Weir Pearson    15th  2023
  MyMathLab access code (with e-text) only      978-0137559756    
  OR MyMathLab access with Physical textbook     978-0137560103    
             
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          
             
292H 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          
             
312 Introduction to Analysis Gaughan  AMS  978-0821847879    
             
336 NO TEXTBOOK (online notes)          
             
338 NO TEXTBOOK          
             
348 An Introduction to Mathematical Cryptography Hoffstein, Pipher & Silverman Springer 978-1493917105 2nd 2014
             
350 Linear Algebra Friedberg/Insel/Spence Prentice Hall 978-0134860244 5th 2019
 350 Linear Algebra e-text     978-0137515424    2021
  https://www.pearson.com/store/en-us/pearsonplus/p/9780137515424.html          
             
350H Linear Algebra Friedberg/Insel/Spence Prentice Hall 978-0134860244 5th 2019
   Linear Algebra e-text     978-0134860244   2021
  https://www.pearson.com/store/en-us/pearsonplus/p/9780137515424.htmp          
             
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 978-0135696897 7th 2023
             
357 Linear Algebra and It's Application Strang Cengage 978-0030105678 4th 2006
             
373 Numerical Analysis Burden & Faires Cengage 978-1305253667 10th 2015
             
403  Complex Variables Stephen Fisher  Dover 978-0486406794  2nd  1990
             
412H Principles of Mathematical Analysis Rudin McGraw Hill 978-0070542358 3rd 2007
             
421 Advanced Engineering Mathematics Zill & Wright Jones & Bartlett 978-1284206241 7th 2021
             
423 Applied Partial Differential Equations J. David Logan Springer 978-3319124926 3rd 2015
            OR          
  Partial Differential Equations:  Introduction Strauss Wiley 978-0470054567 2nd 2007
 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
             
432 Differential Geometry of Curves & Surfaces M. DoCarmo Dover 978-0486806990  2nd 2016
             
437 A History of Mathematics Katz Pearson 978-0134689524 3rd 2017
             
442 Topology Munkres Prentice Hall 978-0134689517 2nd-classic 2017
             
452H Algebra Artin Prentice Hall 978-0134689609 2nd-classic 2017
             
461 NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED          
             
468 Math for HS Teachers Usiskin/Peressini Prentice Hall  978-0130449412   2003
             
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
             
487 Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks Dickson, Hardy & Waters Cambridge 978-1108478083 3rd 2020
             
488 Loss Models:  From Date to Decision Klugman, Panjer and Wilmont Wiley 978-1119523789 5th 2019
  Optional:  Intro. to Ratemaking and Loss Reserving for Property and Casualty Insurance Brown/Lennox ACTEX 978-1647568542 5th  
             
492H Complex Analysis:  A Geometric Viewpoint Krantz AMS 978-0883850350 2nd 2004
             
495 The Biggest Ideas in the Universe:  Space, Time and Motion Sean Carroll Dutton 978-0593186589 1st 2022