Author:
Franklin Demana - Bert K. Waits - Gregory D. Foley

ISBN 13:
9780321656933

ISBN 10:
321656938

Edition:
8

Publisher:
Pearson

Publication Date:
2010-08-01

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
984

List Price:
$255.20

In Precalculus, the authors encourage graphical, numerical, and algebraic modeling of functions as well as a focus on problem solving, conceptual understanding, and facility with technology. They have created a book that is designed for instructors and written for students making this the most effective precalculus text available today.

__Contents:__

P. Prerequisites

1. Functions and Graphs

2. Polynomial, Power, and Rational Functions

3. Exponential, Logistic, and Logarithmic Functions

4. Trigonometric Functions

5. Analytic Trigonometry

6. Applications of Trigonometry

7. Systems and Matrices

8. Analytic Geometry in Two and Three Dimensions

9. Discrete Mathematics

10. An Introduction to Calculus: Limits, Derivatives, and Integrals

Appendix A: Algebra Review

Appendix B: Key Formulas

Appendix C: Logic