Precalculus – John W Coburn – 2nd Edition

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Three components contribute to a theme sustained throughout the Coburn Series: that of laying a firm foundation, building a solid framework, and providing strong connections. Not only does Coburn present a sound problem-solving to teach students to recognize a problem, organize a procedure, and formulate a solution, the text encourages students to see beyond in an effort to gain a greater understanding of the big ideas behind concepts.

Written in a readable, yet mathematically mature manner appropriate for college level students, Coburn’s uses narrative, extensive examples, and a range of exercises to connect seemingly disparate topics into a cohesive whole. Coburn’s hallmark are born out of the author’s extensive experiences in and outside the classroom, and appeal to the vast diversity of students and teaching methods in this area.

Benefiting from the feedback of hundreds of instructors and students across the country, second edition, continues to emphasize connections in order to improve the level of student engagement in and increase their chances of success in college algebra.

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  • Chapter 1: Functions and Graphs
    Chapter 2: Relations, More on Functions
    Chapter 3: Quadratic Functions and Operations on Functions
    Chapter 4: Polynomial and Rational Functions
    Chapter 5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    Chapter 6: Introduction to Trigonometry
    Chapter 7: Trigonometric Identities, Inverses, and Equations
    Chapter 8: Applications of Trigonometry
    Chapter 9: Systems of Equations ad Inequalities; Matrices
    Chapter 10: Analytical Geometry; Polar and Parametric Equations
    Chapter 11: Sequences, Series, Counting, and Probability
    Chapter 12: Bridges to Calculus – An Introduction to Limits
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Precalculus
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-10: 0073519421
    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Topic: Math
    • Subtopic: Precalculus
    • File Type: eBook
    • Idioma: English

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