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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- W.W. Shannon
Designed to prepare the pupils for the intelligent mastery of the fundamental operations. Through the application of number to objects, an insight into common operations is gained. The memorizing of facts is subordinate to the getting of ideas ...
by Alexandre Borovik, Tony Gardiner - Open Book Publishers
The authors of this book explore the extent to which elementary mathematics allows us all to understand something of the nature of mathematics from the inside. The book consists of a sequence of 270 problems with commentary and full solutions.
by A. Ziwet, L.A. Hopkins, E.R. Hedrick - The Macmillan Company
The book combines analytic geometry and topics traditionally treated in college algebra that depend upon geometric representation. Through this combination it becomes possible to show the student more directly the meaning of these subjects.
by William Mahavier, Paul Howard - Oklahoma Christian University
A standard precalculus course covering polynomials, rationals, exponentials, logarithmics, trigonometry, polar coordinates, rate of change, and conic sections. This course may also serve as either College Algebra or Trigonometry.