In Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus, Sixth Edition best-selling authors, James Stewart, Lothar Redlin and Saleem Watson refine their focus on problem solving and mathematical modeling to provide students with a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking.
The author team explains critical concepts simply and clearly, without glossing over difficult points to provide complete coverage of the function concept, and integrates a significant amount of graphing calculator material to help students develop insight into mathematical ideas.
3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
5: Trigonometric Functions: Unit Circle Approach
6: Trigonometric Functions: Right Triangle Approach
7: Analytic Trigonometry
8: Polar Coordinates and Parametric Equations
9: Vectors in Two and Three Dimensions
10: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
11: Conic Sections
12: Sequences and Series
13: Limits: A Preview of Calculus
14: Probability and Statistics