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Precalculus - Preparing Students for Calculus

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Author:Warren Esty, Montana State University
Description: A text designed to prepare students for calculus, with chapters on functions, powers, polynomials, logs, exponentials, and trigonometry. Models a new approach to learning through non-traditional homework (explanatory rather than computational); an emphasis on connections to lower- and higher-level material; on learning how the symbolic language of math is used; on graphs, their interpretation, and the effective use of graphics calculators; and on mathematical skills not tied to a single generation of calculators. Ordering information available.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Textbooks
Math Topics: Polynomials, Exponents/Roots, Logarithms, Pre-Calculus

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