- Category: Computer
- Author: David Lippman and Melonie Rasmussen
- License: CC BY-SA 3.0 US
- Pages: 374 pages (Vol 1), 344 pages (Vol 2)
- File type: PDF (704 pages), and Microsoft Word
Read and download free eBook intituled Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions in format PDF (704 pages), and Microsoft Word – 374 pages (Vol 1), 344 pages (Vol 2) created by David Lippman and Melonie Rasmussen.
This book is a college level text in precalculus and trigonometry.
Problem solving and mathematical modeling are introduced early and reinforced throughout, providing students with a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking. Comprehensive and evenly paced, the book provides complete coverage of the function concept, and integrates a significant amount of graphing calculator material to help students develop insight into mathematical ideas.
The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of, interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on modeling and interpretation, as well as the important characteristics needed in calculus.
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