Precalculus: A Prelude to Calculus – Sheldon Axler – 1st Edition


: A Prelude to focuses exclusively on topics need to know in order to succeed in . With plentiful explanations and examples to help students form concrete ideas about the concepts, the text provides a self-contained preparation for without adding unnecessary information and topics. An integrated ’s manual encourages students to actively reinforce their understanding of the material they have learned.

Table of Content

0. The Real Numbers
1. Functions and Their Graphs
2. Linear, Quadratic, Polynomial, and Rational Functions
3. Exponents and Logarithms
4. Area, e, and the Natural Logarithm
5. Trigonometric Functions
6. Applications of Trigonometry
7. Sequences, Series, and Limits

Index of Definitions
Index of Boxed Items