# Precalculus: Concepts and Applications

**Description**

Designed with the rigor, problem solving, and applications needed for students to be successful in future mathematics courses and careers

Chapter Exploratory Activities

ignite students’ prior knowledge about precalculus topics

challenge students to explore topics in greater depth

require students to derive a generalized formula

Focused Instruction

each topic is carefully explained and connects to prior learning

concepts, strategies, and visuals are presented in clear, concise language rather than dense paragraphs that can be intimidating

Step-by-Step Model Problems

step-by-step, scaffolded model problems provide students with detailed solution steps

Comprehensive Problem Sets

require students to manipulate mathematical symbols and understand mathematical relationships

measure students’ ability to partner previously learned skills with newly acquired skills to solve problems that reflect real-life situations

provide opportunities for students to justify conjectures and express mathematical ideas in accurate mathematical language

Technology Activities

students explore, visualize, and verify mathematical ideas and connections using TI graphing technology, GeoGebra, or Desmos

conclude with You Try It exercises to check comprehension

Teacher Edition

leading questions help students develop mathematical thinking while applying algebraic and trigonometric properties

teaching support highlights how specific mathematical practices are used in problem solving

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Precalculus

Provides flexible online tools for measured learning. Teachers create and deploy personalized practice, instantly assess performance, and ensure students are becoming prepared for college and career.

Features

delivers over 1,400 questions in a broad range of question types

provides easy-to-use built-in templates to create questions and assignments to fit students’ needs

prepares students with an intuitive experience and instant feedback

Teacher Support

digital delivery of tests saves time with automatic grading

tests can be printed for paper and pencil administration

assesses performance, determines concept mastery, and identifies at-risk students with powerful analytics