The best-selling introductory mathematics textbook for students on engineering and science degree and pre-degree courses. Sales stand at more than half a million copies world-wide. Its unique programmed approach really works! Many thousands of students have found that they understand and excel through using this book. It takes you through the mathematics in a step-by-step fashion with a wealth of examples and exercises. The text demands that you engage with it by asking you to complete steps that you should be able to manage from previous examples or knowledge you have acquired, while carefully introducing new steps. By working with the authors through the examples, you become proficient as you go. By the time you come to trying examples on your own, confidence is high. Aimed at undergraduates on Foundation and First Year degree programmes in all Engineering disciplines and Science. The Foundation section covers mathematics from GCSE onwards to allow for revision and gap-filling, and so means the book can be used for a range of abilities and all levels of access.