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Precalculus eText with MyMathLab and Explorations and Notes -- Access Card Package

By Eric Schulz, William L. Briggs, Lyle L. Cochran

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 14, 2013


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This new Precalculus eText by Eric Schulz, William Briggs, and Lyle Cochran strengthens the connection between precalculus and calculus in a way that’s never been done before. The eText seamlessly integrates narrative text, interactive figures, and instructive author videos to immerse students in a rich learning environment.


0321871472 / 9780321871473 Precalculus eText with MyMathLab and Explorations and Notes -- Access Card Package

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0321858786 / 9780321858788 Explorations and Notes for Precalculus


Table of Contents

1. Functions

1.1 What is a Function?

1.2 Graphs

1.3 Linear Functions

1.4 Combinations of Functions

1.5 Transformations of Functions

1.6 Quadratic Functions

1.7 Families of Functions

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


2. Polynomials and Rational Functions

2.1 Polynomial Functions

2.2 Real Roots and Factors of Polynomial Functions

2.3 Complex Numbers

2.4 Complex Roots of Polynomial Functions

2.5 Rational Functions

2.6 Inequalities

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


3. Exponentials and Logarithms

3.1 Exponential Functions

3.2 Inverse Functions

3.3 Logarithmic Functions

3.4 Logarithmic Identities

3.5 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


4. Unit Circle Trigonometry

4.1 Angles and Their Measures

4.2 Unit Circle Definitions of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent

4.3 Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions

4.4 Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent Functions

4.5 Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


5. Triangle Trigonometry

5.1 Right Triangle Trigonometry

5.2 Right Triangles and the Unit Circle

5.3 Law of Sines

5.4 Law of Cosines

5.5 Applications of Triangles

5.6 Vectors in the Plane

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


6. Trigonometric Identities

6.1 Fundamental Identities

6.2 Sum, Difference, and Double-Angle Identities

6.3 Power-Reducing, Half-Angle, and Product—Sum Identities

6.4 Solving Trigonometric Equations

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


7. Parametric and Polar Graphs

7.1 Parametric Equations

7.2 Polar Coordinates

7.3 Polar Graphs

7.4 Polar Form of Complex Numbers; De Moivre's Theorem

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


8. Conic Sections

8.1 Parabolas

8.2 Ellipses and Circles

8.3 Hyperbolas

8.4 Eccentricity and Polar Equations of Conic Sections

Chapter Summary and Review Exercises


Appendix A. Looking Forward to Calculus: Limits

Appendix B. Looking Forward to Calculus: Sequences and Series


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