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Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach, Books a la Carte Edition, 3rd edition

  • J S Ratti
  • Marcus S. McWaters
  • Leslaw Skrzypek

Published by Pearson (May 10th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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For courses in Precalculus

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Ratti/McWaters/Skrzypek’s Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach with Integrated Review can be used in co-requisite courses, or simply to help students who enter Precalculus without a full understanding of prerequisite skills and concepts.

Integrated Review MyLab™ courses provide the full suite of supporting resources for the precalculus course, plus additional assignments  and study aids from select intermediate algebra topics for students who will benefit from remediation. Assignments for the integrated review content are preassigned in MyLab, making it easier than ever to create your course.

Providing the rigor of solid mathematics with an engaging and friendly approach

As teachers, Ratti and McWaters saw firsthand where their Precalculus and Calculus students struggled, where they needed help making connections, and what material they needed to be successful in calculus. They decided to partner and write this text with the primary goal of preparing students to be successful in calculus and future STEM courses. Their experience in the classroom shows in each chapter. The focus on conceptual development, real-life applications, and extensive exercises, encourages a deeper understanding of the mathematics. Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach, 3rd Edition, includes thorough coverage of topics as preparation for calculus, including; trig identities, difference quotient, functional composition, decomposition and emphasizes graphing techniques/transformations.


Personalize learning with MyLab Math

MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. At University of South Florida, the author’s school, student results improved when using this book with MyLab Math. Published results are available at Pearsonmylabandmastering.com on the Results page. For the new edition, MyLab Math continues to expand the comprehensive auto-graded exercise options. The pre-existing exercises were carefully reviewed, vetted, and improved using aggregated student usage and performance data over time. In addition, MyLab Math includes new options to support conceptual learning, visualization, and student preparedness. 


NOTE: This package includes a MyLab Math access kit created specifically for Ratti/McWaters/SkrzypekPrecalculus: A Unit Circle Approach with Integrated Review 3/e. This title-specific access kit provides access to the Ratti/McWaters/Skrzypek, Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach with Integrated Review 3/e accompanying MyLab course ONLY.


0134764579 / 9780134764573  Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach with Integrated Review plus MyMathLab with Pearson eText and Worksheets -- Title-Specific Access Card Package, 3/e 

Package consists of:

  • 0134433041 / 9780134433042 Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach
  • 013472237X / 9780134722375 Video Notebook with Worksheets for Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach
  • 0134753194 / 9780134753195 MyLab Math with Pearson eText - Standalone Access Card - for Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach with Integrated Review

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