Precalculus, 2nd edition
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Overview
The Precalculus, 2nd Edition eText by Schulz, Sachs, and Briggs seamlessly integrates exposition, interactive figures, instructive author videos, and progress checks to immerse students in a rich learning environment within MyLab^{®} Math.
This innovative eText, paired with the authorcreated printed notetaking guide, Explorations & Notes, provides a framework for deep conceptual learning that will lead to success in precalculus and a strong mathematical foundation for calculus.
Precalculus, 2nd Edition is a concise and focused presentation of material essential for success in calculus. Each of the 365 interactive figures seeks to build a student’s geometric intuition of a concept with the narrative supporting its analytic development.
This Digital Update of the 2nd Edition introduces a muchrequested change: The Wolfram CDF Player has been replaced by Wolfram Cloud. Now, the interactive eText with its 365 Interactive Figures runs on all browsers, with no plugin or downloads required.
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Published by Pearson (July 29th 2022)  Copyright © 2022
ISBN13: 9780137373710
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: Precalculus
Table of contents
1. Functions
 Introduction to Functions
 Graphs
 Linear Functions
 Combinations of Functions
 Transformations of Functions
 Families of Functions
 Summary and Review Exercises
2. Polynomials and Rational Functions
 Quadratic Functions
 Polynomial Functions
 Real Roots and Factors of Polynomial Functions
 Complex Numbers
 Complex Roots of Polynomial Functions
 Rational Functions
 Inequalities
 Summary and Review Exercises
3. Exponentials and Logarithms
 Exponential Functions
 Inverse Functions
 Logarithmic Functions
 Logarithmic Identities
 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 Summary and Review Exercises
4. Unit Circle Trigonometry
 Angles and Their Measures
 Unit Circle Definitions of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
 Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions
 Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent Functions
 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 Summary and Review Exercises
5. Triangle Trigonometry
 Right Triangle Trigonometry
 Right Triangles and the Unit Circle
 Law of Sines
 Law of Cosines
 Applications of Triangles
 Summary and Review Exercises
6. Trigonometric Identities
 Fundamental Identities
 Sum, Difference, and DoubleAngle Identities
 PowerReducing, HalfAngle, and ProductSum Identities
 Solving Trigonometric Equations
 Summary and Review Exercises
7. Parametric and Polar Graphs
 Parametric Equations
 Polar Coordinates
 Polar Graphs
 Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem
 Summary and Review Exercises
8. Conic Sections
 Parabolas
 Ellipses and Circles
 Hyperbolas
 Eccentricity and Polar Equations of Conic Sections
 Summary and Review Exercises
9. Vectors
 Vectors in Two Dimensions
 Vectors in Three Dimensions
 Dot Product
 Cross Product
 Summary and Review Exercises
10. Matrices and Systems of Equations
 Systems of Equations and Inequalities
 Matrices
 Method of Partial Fractions
 Summary and Review Exercises
Appendices
A: Looking Forward to Calculus: Limits
B: Looking Forward to Calculus: Sequences and Series
Index
Figure Index
App. Index
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