Concepts & Contexts 5th edition

Author's Welcome

About the Authors




Algebra Review

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History of Math...

Challenge Problems

About the Authors

James Stewart

The late James Stewart received his M.S. from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He did research at the University of London and was influenced by the famous mathematician George Polya at Stanford University. Stewart was most recently Professor of Mathematics at McMaster University, and his research field was harmonic analysis. Stewart was the author of a best-selling calculus textbook series published by Cengage Learning, including CALCULUS, CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS, and CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS, as well as a series of precalculus texts.

We invite you to read our final interview with Dr. Stewart, “For James Stewart, Teaching Math is a Life-Long Inspiration”

Stephen Kokoska

Steve received his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire. His initial research interests included the statistical analysis of cancer chemoprevention experiments. Steve was the AP Calculus Chief Reader for four years, has been involved with calculus reform and the use of technology in the classroom, and recently published an AP Calculus text with James Stewart. He taught at Bloomsburg University for 30 years and has served as Director of the Honors Program.