College Algebra with Modeling & Visualization, 6th Edition

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2017-01-11
896 pages

Book Description

For courses in College .
Showing why math matters

Gary Rockswold doesn’t just mention real-world examples; he teaches concepts through those applications. For example, if we look at Facebook usage over time, what might that tell us about linear growth and predictions? In this way, students learn the concepts in the context of the world they know, which leads to better understanding and retention. From there, the author shows a connection between application, modeling, and . Rockswold is known for presenting the concept of a function as a unifying theme, with an emphasis on the rule of four (verbal, graphical, numerical, and symbolic representations). The 6th Edition emphasizes conceptual understanding with new in-chapter features and assignment options, while at the same time providing tools to empower instructors to make their classroom more active through collaboration and group work.

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MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The 6th Edition continues to expand the comprehensive auto-graded exercise options. The pre-existing exercises were carefully reviewed, vetted, and improved using aggregated student usage and performance data over time. In addition, MyLab Math includes new options to support conceptual learning, visualization, and student preparedness.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction To And Graphs
Chapter 2. Linear Functions And Equations
Chapter 3. Quadratic Functions And Equations
Chapter 4. More Nonlinear Functions And Equations
Chapter 5. Exponential And Logarithmic Functions
Chapter 6. Systems Of Equations And Inequalities
Chapter 7. Conic Sections
Chapter 8. Further Topics In Algebra
Appendix A: Collaborative Activities
Appendix B: A Library of Functions
Appendix C: Partial Fractions
Appendix D: Percent Change and Exponential Functions

Book Details

  • Title: College Algebra with Modeling & Visualization, 6th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 896 pages
  • Edition: 6
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-01-11
  • ISBN-10: 0134418042
  • ISBN-13: 9780134418049
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