Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions
by David Lippman, Melonie Rasmussen
Publisher: Lulu.com 2011
Number of pages: 568
A textbook covering a two-quarter precalculus sequence including trigonometry. An emphasis is placed on modeling and interpretation, as well as the important characteristics needed in calculus. Exercises are included in the book.
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