WorldCat Identities

Hostetler, Robert P.

Works: 196 works in 769 publications in 3 languages and 8,749 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Software 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA303, 515
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert P Hostetler
College algebra by Ron Larson( Book )

59 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the best-seller in its field, College Algebra, 5/e, offers both instructors and students a more solid, comprehensive, and flexible program than ever before. The text's unparalleled exercises, motivating real-life applications, cutting-edge design, and innovative ancillaries and technology resources make it the most supportive program available for teaching and learning college algebra. Interactive College Algebra 2.0 CD-ROM provides detailed solutions to every odd exercise in the text, self-assessment testing, a built-in Meridian Graphing Calculator Emulator, animations, video clips, simulations and editable graphs, and the entire contents of the text. For those who prefer a web-based program, Internet College Algebra 1.0 is an interactive text-specific subscription web site offering all of the above features plus opportunities for interaction online with peers and instructors. Four student success tools designed to help students approach the material with confidence include a chapter-opening guide, How to study this chapter; section-opening objectives and real-life applications, What you should learn and Why you should learn it; and chapter summaries, What did you learn? Each exercise set concludes with Synthesis Exercises, promoting further exploration, critical thinking, and writing; and ReviewExercises. Special Algebra of Calculus exercises help prepare students for the future study of calculus. Exploration sections introduce select topics to engage students in active discovery of mathematical concepts and relationships, often using the power of technology. Additional learning tools are placed throughout the text to create a rich learning environment: Study Tips, Historical Notes, Writing about Mathematics, Chapter projects, Chapter Review Exercises, Chapter Tests, Cumulative Tests, and an extensive art program
Algebra and trigonometry by Ron Larson( Book )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A firm foundation in algebra is necessary for success in college-level mathematics courses. [The book] is designed to help students develop their proficiency in algebra, and so strength their understanding of the underlying concepts. Although the basic concepts of algebra are reviewed in the text, it is assumed that most students taking this course have completed two years of high school algebra. The text takes every opportunity to show how algebra is a modern modeling language for real-life problems -Pref
Precalculus with limits : a graphing approach by Ron Larson( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help prepare students who intend to move on to Calculus, especially for high school courses that require the use of a graphing calculator. Engages students in active discovery of mathematical concepts, strengthening critical thinking skills and helping them to develop an intuitive understanding of theoretical concepts. Many examples present side-by-side solutions with multiple approaches -- algebraic, graphical, and numerical
Calculus of a single variable by Ron Larson( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This [text] provides a range of conceptual, technological, and creative tools that make it easier for instructors to teach and provide students with resources that help them more fully understand the rigors of Calculus.-Back cover
Brief calculus with applications by Ron Larson( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculus with analytic geometry by Ron Larson( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A textbook to explain and teach various aspects of calculus
Elementary algebra by Ron Larson( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this edition, the emphasis is on helping student learn a variety of numeric. The text provides many opportunities for students to sharpen problem-solving skills. In both the examples and the exercises, students are asked to apply verbal, numerical, analytical, and graphical approaches to problem solving
Calculus : early transcendental functions by Ron Larson( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An electronic version of Calculus, fifth ed., by Roland E. Larson, Robert P. Hostetler, and Bruce H. Edwards. Along with the text and exercises, it contains expanded conceptual presentation and examples as well as audio and video. It also works in conjunction with Derive, Maple, Mathematica, and Mathcad to add the power of symbolic algebra software to the learning experience
Multivariable calculus by Ron Larson( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study and solutions guide : Algebra and trigonometry by Dianna L Zook( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.21 for College al ... to 0.60 for Calculus : ...)

College algebra
Alternative Names
Hostetler, Robert

호스티틀러, 로버트 P

English (228)

Spanish (31)

Chinese (2)

Algebra and trigonometryPrecalculus with limits : a graphing approachCalculus of a single variableElementary algebraCalculus : early transcendental functionsMultivariable calculusStudy and solutions guide : Algebra and trigonometry