Building off the success of Zill and Dewar's popular Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, the new Fifth Edition continues to include all of the outstanding features and learning tools found in the original text while incorporating additional topics of coverage that some courses may require. With a continued effort to keep the text complete, yet concise, the authors have included four additional chapters making the text a clear choice for many mainstream courses. Additional chapters include a new chapter on Polar Coordinates, as well as Triangle Trigonometry, Systems of Equations and Inequalities, and Sequences and Series.This student-friendly, full-color text offers numerous exercise sets and examples to aid in students' learning and understanding, and graphs and figures throughout serve to better illuminate key concepts. The exercise sets include engaging problems that focus on algebra, graphing, and function theory, the subtext of so many calculus problems. The authors are careful to use the terminology of calculus in an informal and comprehensible way to facilitate the student's successful transition into future calculus courses.New to the Fifth Edition: Includes a new Chapter 8, Polar Coordinates. A new appendix on Complex Numbers has been added. Available with a new graphing calculator manual, Exploring Mathematics: Solving Problems with the TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator. Available with WebAssignKey Features: Vibrant full-color design illuminates key concepts and improves students' comprehension of graphs and figures. Translating Words into Functions section illustrates how to translate a verbal description into a symbolic representation of a function and demonstrates these translations with actual calculus problems. Chapter Review Exercises include problems that focus on algebra, graphing and function theory, the sub-text of so many calculus problems. Review questions include conceptual fill-in-the-blank and true-false questions, as well as numerous thought-provoking exercises. The Calculus Preview found at the end of each chapter offers students a glimpse of a single calculus concept along with the algebraic, logarithmic, and trigonometric manipulations that are necessary for the successful completion of typical problems related to that concept.Building off the success of Zill and Dewara#39;s popular Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, the new Fifth Edition continues to include all of the outstanding features and learning tools found in the original text while ...

Title | : | Precalculus with Calculus Previews |

Author | : | Dennis G. Zill, Jacqueline M. Dewar |

Publisher | : | Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-12-27 |

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