## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, International Edition

### James Stewart; Lothar Redlin; Saleem Watson

3.5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )

View all copies of this ISBN edition:

This best selling author team explains concepts simply and clearly, without glossing over difficult points. Problem solving and mathematical modeling are introduced early and reinforced throughout, providing students with a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking. Comprehensive and evenly paced, the book provides complete coverage of the function concept, and integrates a significant amount of graphing calculator material to help students develop insight into mathematical ideas. The authors’ attention to detail and clarity, the same as found in James Stewart’s market-leading Calculus text, is what makes this text the market leader.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Precalculus Student Solution Manual Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer. Full description

Review:

Prologue: Principles of Problem Solving. 1. FUNDAMENTALS. Chapter Overview. Real Numbers. Exponents and Radicals. Algebraic Expressions. Fractional Expressions. Equations. Modeling with Equations. Inequalities. Coordinate Geometry. Solving Equations and Inequalities Graphically. Lines. Modeling Variation. 2. FUNCTIONS. Chapter Overview. What Is a Function?. Graphs of Functions. Getting Information from the Graph of a Function. Average Rate of Change of a Function. Transformations of Functions. Combining Functions. One-to-One Functions and Their Inverses. Chapter 2 Review. Chapter 2 Test. Focus on Modeling: Functions as Models. 3. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS. Chapter Overview. Quadratic Functions and Models. Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs. Dividing Polynomials. Real Zeros of Polynomials. Complex Numbers. Complex Zeros and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Rational Functions. Chapter 3 Review. Chapter 3 Test. Focus on Modeling: Fitting Polynomial Curves to Data. 4. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS. Chapter Overview. Exponential Functions. The Natural Exponential Function. Logarithmic Functions. Laws of Logarithms. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations. Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Chapter 4 Review. Chapter 4 Test. Focus on Modeling: Fitting Exponential and Power Curves to Data. Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 2, 3, and 4. 5. TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS: UNIT CIRCLE APPROACH. Chapter Overview. The Unit Circle. Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers. Trigonometric Graphs. More Trigonometric Graphs. Inverse Trigonometric Functions and Their Graphs. Modeling Harmonic Motion. Chapter 5 Review. Chapter 5 Test. Focus on Modeling: Fitting Sinusoidal Curves to Data. 6. TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS: RIGHT TRIANGLE APPROACH. Chapter Overview. Angle Measure. Trigonometry of Right Triangles. Trigonometric Functions of Angles. Inverse Trigonometric Functions and Triangles. The Law of Sines. The Law of Cosines. Chapter 6 Review. Chapter 6 Test. Focus on Modeling: Surveying. 7. ANALYTIC TRIGONOMETRY. Chapter Overview. Trigonometric Identities. Addition and Subtraction Formulas. Double-Angle, Half-Angle, and Sum-Product Identities. Basic Trigonometric Equations. More Trigonometric Equations. Chapter 7 Review. Chapter 7 Test. Focus on Modeling: Traveling and Standing Waves. Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 5, 6, and 7. 8. POLAR COORDINATES AND PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS. Chapter Overview. Polar Coordinates. Graphs of Polar Equations. Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem. Plane Curves and Parametric Equations. Chapter 8 Review. Chapter 8 Test. Focus on Modeling: The Path of a Projectile. 9. VECTORS IN TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS. Chapter Overview. Vectors in Two Dimensions. The Dot Product. Three -Dimensional Coordinate Geometry. Vectors in Three Dimensions. The Cross Product. Equations of Lines and Planes. Chapter 9 Review. Chapter 9 Test. Focus on Modeling: Vector Fields. Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 8 and 9. 10. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES. Chapter Overview. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Systems of Linear Equations in Several Variables. Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices. The Algebra of Matrices. Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations. Determinants and Cramer's Rule. Partial Fractions. Systems of Non-Linear Equations. Systems of Inequalities. Chapter 10 Review. Chapter 10 Test. Focus on Modeling: Linear Programming. 11. ANALYTIC GEOMETRY. Overview. Parabolas. Ellipses. Hyperbolas. Shifted Conics. Rotation of Axes. Polar Equations of Conics. Chapter 11 Review. Chapter 11 Test. Focus on Modeling: Conics in Architecture. Cumulative Review Test: Chapters 10 and 11. 12. SEQUENCES AND SERIES. Chapter Overview. Sequences and Summation Notation. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences. Mathematics of Finance. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem. Chapter 12 Review. Chapter 12 Test. Focus on Modeling: Difference Equations. 13. LIMITS: A PREVIEW OF CALCULUS. Chapter Overview. Finding Limits Numerically and Graphically. Finding Limits Algebraically. Tangent Lines and Derivatives. Limits at Infinity: Limits of Sequences. Areas. Chapter 13 Review. Chapter 13 Test. APPENDIX: Calculators and Calculations.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
US\$ 76.99

Shipping: US\$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

## 1.PRECALCULUS MATHEMATICS FOR CALCULUS / 6 ED. (INTERNATIONAL EDITION)

Published by CENGAGE LEARNING
ISBN 10: 0840068867 ISBN 13: 9780840068866
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Mi Lybro
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description CENGAGE LEARNING. Condition: New. 0840068867. Seller Inventory # 52.CENGAGE9780840068866

Buy New
US\$ 76.99
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 2.Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus

ISBN 10: 0840068867 ISBN 13: 9780840068866
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
store5559
(Park Ridge, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Condition: Brand New. Brand New, 6 edition, , color Printing, Softcover International Edition., GET IT FAST within 2-5 business days by UPS/DHL worldwide express with Tracking Number. Book is printed in English. NO PO Box, APO, FPO address. This is international edition. The international edition will has different ISBN and Cover design from US edition. Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Restricted sales disclaimer wordings //Not for Sales in USA and Canada// are printed on the cover of the book. It is legally to use the international edition in North America. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Seller Inventory # 5298N

Buy New
US\$ 81.40
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition

## 3.Precalculus:Mathematics For Calculus, 6Th Edn

Published by Cengage
ISBN 10: 0840068867 ISBN 13: 9780840068866
New softcover Quantity Available: 3
International Edition
Seller:
SLR_LCC
(JAMAICA, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating

Book Description Cengage. softcover. Condition: Brand New. International Edition. International Edition, Cover & ISBN may be different from US edition, PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. Brand New,Softcover,No Access code & No context dvd, But Contents are same as US Edition. Printed in English Language, Prompt shipping by USPS/,UPS/,DHL/,FedEx. Exceptional customer Service, Satisfaction Guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. "Special Note" We do provide service on APO BOX & PO BOX addresses only in usa. Seller Inventory # adhiya2249

Buy New
US\$ 87.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

## 4.Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus

Published by Cengage Learning, Inc (2011)
ISBN 10: 0840068867 ISBN 13: 9780840068866
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, 2011. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 6th revised edition edition. 1008 pages. 9.69x7.44x0.79 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0840068867

Buy New
US\$ 170.16
Convert Currency
Shipping: US\$ 8.03
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds