Ratti and McWaters teach the way you teach. Included are relevant and interesting applications; clear, helpful examples; and lots and lots of exercises--all the tools that you and your students need to succeed. This title offers a faster paced alternative and includes more rigorous topics ideal for students heading for calculus.
Graphs and Functions; Polynomial and Rational Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Trigonometric Functions; Analytic Trigonometry; Applications of Trigonometric Functions; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Matrices and Determinants; Analytic Geometry; Further Topics in Algebra
For all readers interested in Precalculus.
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J.S.Ratti has been teaching mathematics at all levels for over 35 years. He is currently a full professor of mathematics and director of the "Center for Mathematical Services" at the University of South Florida. Professor Ratti is the author of numerous research papers in analysis, graph theory, and probability. He has won several awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching at University of South Florida and known as the coauthor of a successful finite mathematics textbook.
Marcus McWaters is currently the chair of the Mathematics Department at the University of South Florida, a position he has held for the last eleven years. Since receiving his PhD in mathematics from the University of Florida, he has taught all levels of undergraduate and graduate courses, with class sizes ranging from 3 to 250. As chair, he has worked intensively to structure a course delivery system for lower level courses that would improve the low retention rate these courses experience across the country. When not involved with mathematics or administrative activity, he enjoys playing racquetball, spending time with his two daughters, and traveling the world with his wife.
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Book Description Pearson, 2010. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0321663551
Book Description Pearson, U.S.A., 2010. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. 0321663551 New. Text only, no access code. Precalculus: A Unit Circle Approach, Books a la Carte Edition By J. S. Ratti (Author), Marcus S. McWaters (Author) Product Details Loose Leaf Publisher: Pearson; 1 edition (June 18, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0321663551 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.1 x 1 inches. Bookseller Inventory # Z0321663551ZN