Precalculus: A Graphing Approach, 5th Edition

Book Description

Part of the market-leading Graphing Approach series by Larson, Hostetler, and Edwards, : A Graphing Approach, 5th Edition, is an ideal student and instructor resource for courses that require the use of a graphing calculator. The quality and quantity of the exercises, combined with interesting applications and innovative resources, make teaching easier and help students succeed. Continuing the series' emphasis on student support, the Fifth Edition introduces Prerequisite Skills Review. For selected examples throughout the text, the Prerequisite Skills Review directs students to previous sections in the text to review concepts and skills needed to master the material at hand. In addition, prerequisite skills review exercises in Eduspace (see below for description) are referenced in every exercise set. The Larson team achieves accessibility through careful and , including examples with detailed solutions that begin and end on the same page, which maximizes the readability of the text. Similarly, side-by-side solutions show algebraic, , and numerical representations of the and support a variety of learning styles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Functions and Their Graphs
Chapter 2 Solving Equations and Inequalities
Chapter 3 Polynomial and Rational Functions
Chapter 4 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Chapter 5 Trigonometric Functions
Chapter 6 Analytic Trigonometry
Chapter 7 Additional Topics in Trigonometry
Chapter 8 Linear Systems and Matrices
Chapter 9 Sequences, Series, and Probability
Chapter 10 Topics in Analytic Geometry

Appendix A Support Guide
Appendix B Concepts in Statistics
Appendix C Variation
Appendix D Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
Appendix E Systems of Inequalities
Appendix F Study Capsules

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