Summary: Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry, Second Editionembodies Sullivan/Sullivan's hallmarks-accuracy, precision, depth, strong student support, and abundant exercises-while exposing readers to functions in the first chapter. To ensure that students master basic skills and develop the conceptual understanding they need for the course, this text focuses on the fundamentals:preparingfor class,practicingtheir homework, andreviewingthe concepts. A ...show morefter using this book, students will have a solid understanding of algebra and functions so that they are prepared for subsequent courses, such as finite mathematics, business mathematics, and engineering calculus. KEY TOPICS: Foundations: A Prelude to Functions; Functions and Their Graphs; Linear and Quadratic Functions; Polynomial and Rational Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Trigonometric Functions; Analytic Trigonometry; Applications of Trigonometric Functions; Polar Coordinates; Vectors; Analytic Geometry; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem; Counting and Probability; A Preview of Calculus: The Limit; Derivative, and Integral of a Function MARKET: For all readers interested in college algebra. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 11
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