Precalculus: Concepts and Applications


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 WebAssign

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