** This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value-this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. **

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** Excursions in Modern Mathematics **introduces you to the power of math by exploring applications like social choice and management science, showing that math is more than a set of formulas. Ideal for an applied liberal arts math course, Tannenbaum's text is known for its clear, accessible writing style and its unique exercise sets that build in complexity from basic to more challenging. The

** Eighth Edition **offers more real data and applications to connect with today's readesr, expanded coverage of applications like growth, and revised exercise sets.