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Professor Bruce H. Edwards, Ph.D.

Professor Bruce H. Edwards
  • University of Florida
  • Dartmouth College
I love mathematics and tried to communicate this passion to others, regardless of their mathematical backgrounds.
Dr. Bruce H. Edwards is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Florida. Professor Edwards received his B.S. in Mathematics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College. After his years at Stanford, he taught mathematics at a university near Bogot·, Colombia, as a Peace Corps volunteer. Professor Edwards has won many teaching awards at the University of Florida, including Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council Teacher of the Year, and the University of Florida Honors Program Teacher of the Year. He was selected by the Office of Alumni Affairs to be the Distinguished Alumni Professor for 1991-1993. Professor Edwards has taught a variety of mathematics courses at the University of Florida, from first-year calculus to graduate-level classes in algebra and numerical analysis. He has been a frequent speaker at research conferences and meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has also coauthored a wide range of mathematics textbooks with Professor Ron Larson. Their textbooks have been honored with various awards from the Text and Academic Authors Association.
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"Not only does Professor Edwards obviously enjoy math; it seems he loves teaching even more. He manages to keep the course interesting from start to finish, and his way of presenting should appeal to a very broad range of students."

 

"I have so enjoyed how Dr. Bruce Edwards has conducted the teaching and lecturing process. He has made the learning such a joyful and encouraging journey."

 

"Professor Edwards’ presentation in this excellent Great Courses course is logical and clear. His carefully chosen examples are especially insightful and illuminating."

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  1. Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips Sale

    Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Save up to $275.00 Starting at $84.95 $99.95 $84.95$99.95
    Immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. These 36 lectures cover all the major topics of a full-year calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a first-semester course in college. Award-winning Professor Bruce H. Edwards guides you through hundreds of examples and...
  2. Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

    Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $319.95 Starting at $319.95 $374.95 $319.95$374.95
    Finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry in the company of master educator and award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards. In the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry, he takes you through all the major topics of a typical precalculus course taught in high school or college. You'll gain new insights into functions, complex...
  3. Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $319.95 Starting at $319.95 $374.95 $319.95$374.95
    Solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences, engineering, economics, and other areas with the skills you learn in Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. This second course in the calculus sequence introduces you to exciting new techniques and applications of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented. Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University...
  4. Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips Sale

    Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Save up to $275.00 Starting at $84.95 $99.95 $84.95$99.95
    Whether calculating the volume of odd-shaped objects, predicting the outcome of a large number of trials in statistics, or even predicting the weather, we depend in myriad ways on calculus in three dimensions. Once we grasp the fundamentals of multivariable calculus, we see how these concepts unfold into new laws, entire new fields of physics, and new ways of approaching once-impossible problems. Understanding...
  5. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof-you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this...
  6. (Set) Understanding Calculus; Statistics Made Clear; & Probability Made Clear  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus; Statistics Made Clear; & Probability Made Clear

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $704.85 Starting at $704.85 $829.85 $704.85$829.85
    Discover the power of calculus and probability with these three accessible and engaging courses. In Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, get crystal-clear explanations of the beautiful ideas of calculus, along with invaluable study tips and common pitfalls to avoid. In Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear, get an absorbing introduction to statistics and the role it plays in everything from...
  7. (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Mathematics from the Visual World  Set

    (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Mathematics from the Visual World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $629.90 Starting at $629.90 $629.90 $629.90$629.90
    Finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry, and discover the important role geometry plays in everything from algebra and calculus to cosmology and chemistry to art and architecture, in this course set that will enable you to master these profound mathematical fields. In Professor Bruce H. Edwards's Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry, you'll go through all...
  8. (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips  Set on sale

    (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Save up to $571.00 Starting at $151.90 $178.90 $151.90$178.90
  9. (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Algebra I  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Algebra I

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
    Finally make sense of two fundamental branches of mathematics with this accessible and thorough two-course set delivered by ideal experts and professors. First, immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. Then, continue learning with Algebra I, which is designed to make the concepts of first-year...
  10. (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Secrets of Mental Math   Set

    (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Secrets of Mental Math

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $384.90 Starting at $384.90 $454.90 $384.90$454.90
    Challenge yourself to improve and expand your math potential with this duo of Great Courses. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument introduces those at a high-school level of proficiency and above to the thrilling discipline of solving proofs. The Secrets of Mental Math guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks that enhance your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your...
  11. (Set) Precalculus, Understanding Calculus I & II  Set

    (Set) Precalculus, Understanding Calculus I & II

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $959.85 Starting at $959.85 $1,124.85 $959.85$1,124.85
  12. (Set)  Understanding Calculus II & Algebra II Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus II & Algebra II

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
  13. (Set) Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips  Set

    (Set) Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
  14. (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Secrets of Mental Math  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Secrets of Mental Math

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $489.90 Starting at $489.90 $574.90 $489.90$574.90
    Dispel the myth that mathematics is an intimidating subject with these two courses that reveal just how accessible&mdashand fun&mdashmath can be. In Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, cover all the major topics of a full-year calculus course at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a first-semester course in college. And in The Secrets of Mental Math, an award-winning professor guides...
  15. (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Secrets of Mental Math  Set

    (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Secrets of Mental Math

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $489.90 Starting at $489.90 $574.90 $489.90$574.90
    Tap into the joy, beauty, importance, and accessibility of mathematics with this rewarding two-course set. First, finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry with the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry. Then, get all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical...
  16. (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Gain mastery of the mathematics you need to solve differential equations, and learn a computer graphics approach to approximating and displaying solutions to problems involving motion in this clear and accessible course set. In Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, you learn exciting techniques and applications to solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences,...
  17. (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Finally make sense of one of the most intimidating—but undeniably important—branches of mathematics in this course set on calculus. Start by immersing yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—the fundamentals of calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. Next, focus on the ways that calculus appears in the world around you. Change and Motion:...
  18. (Set)  Prove It & The Art of Mathematical Problem Solving Set

    (Set) Prove It & The Art of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Math may seem the antithesis of creativity, but there is an art to math that can spark imaginations, tackle intellectual challenge, and sharpen your mind. Prove It: the Art of Mathematical Argument shows you to how math statements become universally accepted fact and how to construct proofs. Follow that with The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving to think more creatively about math (and other) challenges
  19. (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips   Set

    (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Everyone from high school students to the more math-savvy will enjoy this two-course set from University of Florida professor Bruce H. Edwards. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into the thrilling discipline of solving proofs. And Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips covers all the major topics of a full-year calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced...
  20. (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World & Understanding Calculus  Set

    (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World & Understanding Calculus

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
    Master the fundamental concepts and applications of two fascinating branches of mathematics with this richly illustrated two-course set. Gain insights into functions, complex numbers, matrices, and much more with Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry. Then, cover all the major topics of a full-year calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a...
  21. (Set) Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips  Set

    (Set) Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
  22. (Set) Your Guide to High School Math  Set

    (Set) Your Guide to High School Math

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,494.75 Starting at $1,494.75 $1,754.75 $1,494.75$1,754.75
  23. (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition  Set

    (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry & Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Explore the intricate and intriguing science behind your surroundings with this two-course set. In Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity, experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Eiffel Tower, and Brooklyn Bridge possible. And in Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd...
  24. (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Expand your knowledge of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented and experience for yourself the thrill of proving something in mathematics with this clear and practical course set that helps you see how all of mathematics is connected. In Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, learn exciting techniques and applications to solve a wide array of problems in the physical,...
  25. (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Discrete Mathematics  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips & Discrete Mathematics

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Make sense of two sometimes-intimidating mathematics fields with this engaging and accessible two-course set. In Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips, get crystal-clear explanations of the beautiful ideas of calculus, along with invaluable study tips and common pitfalls to avoid. And in Discrete Mathematics, truly grasp the intricate details of combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory.
  26. (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & An Introduction to Number Theory  Set

    (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & An Introduction to Number Theory

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    See the clarity that mathematical proofs provide in illuminating the key concepts of every branch of mathematics, and understand why number theory has a deserved reputation for being “the queen of mathematics,” in this course set by two expert mathematicians and instructors. First, in Professor Bruce H. Edwards’s Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument, you learn to do proofs yourself and,...
  27. (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Great Thinkers, Great Theorems   Set

    (Set) Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument & Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Open your mind to new levels of math appreciation with this intriguing two-course set. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument introduces those at a high-school level of proficiency and above to the thrilling discipline of solving proofs. Then, Great Thinkers, Great Theorems reveals how brilliant minds like Pythagoras, Newton, and Euler crafted theorems that would revolutionize our understanding of the world.
  28. (Set)  Mathematics Describing the Real World & Algebra I Set

    (Set) Mathematics Describing the Real World & Algebra I

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
  29. (Set)  How to Become a SuperStar Student & Understanding Calcu Set

    (Set) How to Become a SuperStar Student & Understanding Calcu

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $499.90 Starting at $499.90 $574.90 $499.90$574.90
  30. (Set) Understanding Calculus & Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving  Set

    (Set) Understanding Calculus & Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Discover a wealth of invaluable tips and techniques for mastering a range of mathematical concepts and problems with this two-course set. Immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. And The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving helps you overcome mathematical obstacles in fields such as algebra,...