by David H. Collingwood, K. David Prince, Matthew M. Conroy
Number of pages: 335
The basic theme of this book is to study precalculus within the context of problem solving. The pace of this course will be faster than a high school class in precalculus. Above that, we aim for greater command of the material, especially the ability to extend what we have learned to new situations.
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