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Precalculus eText with MyLab Math and Explorations & Notes -- 24-Month Access Card Package, 2nd edition

  • Eric Schulz
  • Julianne Connell Sachs
  • William L. Briggs

Published by Pearson (February 27th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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The Precalculus, 2nd edition eText by Schulz/Sachs/Briggs/Cochran 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 author-created printed note-taking guide Explorations & Notes, provides a framework for deep conceptual learning that will lead to success in precalculus while creating a strong mathematical foundation for calculus.



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0134764609 / 9780134764603  Precalculus eText with MyLab Math and Explorations and Notes -- Title-Specific Access Card Package

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  • 0134654978 / 9780134654973 Explorations and Notes for Precalculus

  • 0134753151 / 9780134753157 MyLab Math with Pearson eText - Standalone Access Card - for Precalculus

Table of contents

1. Functions

1. Introduction to Functions

2. Graphs

3. Linear Functions

4. Combinations of Functions

5. Transformations of Functions

6. Families of Functions

7. Summary and Review Exercises


2. Polynomials and Rational Functions

1. Quadratic Functions

2. Polynomial Functions

3. Real Roots and Factors of Polynomial Functions

4. Complex Numbers

5. Complex Roots of Polynomial Functions

6. Rational Functions

7. Inequalities

8. Summary and Review Exercises


3. Exponentials and Logarithms

1. Exponential Functions

2. Inverse Functions

3. Logarithmic Functions

4. Logarithmic Identities

5. Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

6. Summary and Review Exercises


4. Unit Circle Trigonometry

1. Angles and Their Measures

2. Unit Circle Definitions of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent

3. Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions

4. Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent Functions

5. Inverse Trigonometric Functions

6. Summary and Review Exercises


5. Triangle Trigonometry

1. Right Triangle Trigonometry

2. Right Triangles and the Unit Circle

3. Law of Sines

4. Law of Cosines

5. Applications of Triangles

6. Summary and Review Exercises


6. Trigonometric Identities

1. Fundamental Identities

2. Sum, Difference, and Double-Angle Identities

3. Power-Reducing, Half-Angle, and Product-Sum Identities

4. Solving Trigonometric Equations

5. Summary and Review Exercises


7. Parametric and Polar Graphs

1. Parametric Equations

2. Polar Coordinates

3. Polar Graphs

4. Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem

5. Summary and Review Exercises


8. Conic Sections

1. Parabolas

2. Ellipses and Circles

3. Hyperbolas

4. Eccentricity and Polar Equations of Conic Sections

5. Summary and Review Exercises


9. Vectors

1. Vectors in Two Dimensions

2. Vectors in Three Dimensions

3. Dot Product

4. Cross Product

5. Summary and Review Exercises


10. Matrices and Systems of Equations

1. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

2. Matrices

3. Method of Partial Fractions

4. Summary and Review Exercises


Appendix A: Looking Forward to Calculus — Limits

Appendix B: Looking Forward to Calculus — Sequences and Series


Figure Index

App. Index 

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