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 "Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions is a free, open textbook covering a twoquarter precalculus sequence including trigonometry. The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of, interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on modeling and interpretation, as well as the important characteristics needed in calculus. The second portion of the book introduces trigonometry. Trig is introduced through an integrated circle/triangle approach. Identities are introduced in the first chapter, and revisited throughout. Likewise, solving is introduced in the second chapter and revisited more extensively in the third chapter. As with the first part of the book, an emphasis is placed on motivating the concepts and on modeling and interpretation. In addition to the paper homework sets, algorithmetically generated online homework is available as part of a complete course shell package, which also includes a sample syllabus, teacher notes with lecture examples, sample quizzes and exams, printable classwork sheets and handouts, and chapter review problems. If you teach in Washington State, you can find the course shell in the WAMAP.org template course list. For those located elsewhere, you can access the course shell at MyOpenMath.com. A selfstudy version of the online course exercises is also available on MyOpenMath.com for students wanting to learn the material on their own, or who need a refresher."Open Textbook Library
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 1 online resource
 Note

 "This is the fifth official version of Edition 1. It contains typo corrections and language clarification, but is page number and problem set number equivalent to the original Edition 1."  Title page verso
 "This text is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionShare Alike 3.0 United States License."Title page verso
 Contents

 Functions. Session 1.1. Functions and function notation
 Section 1.2. Domain and range
 Section 1.3. Rates of change and behavior of graphs
 Section 1.4. Composition of functions
 Section 1.5. Transformation of functions
 Section 1.6. Inverse functions. Linear functions. Section 2.1. Linear functions
 Section 2.2. Graphs of linear functions
 Section 2.3. Modeling with linear functions
 Section 2.4. Fitting linear models to data
 Section 2.5. Absolute value functions. Polynomial and rational functions. Section 3.1. Power functions and polynomial functions
 Section 3.2. Quadratic functions
 Section 3.3. Graphs of polynomial functions
 Section 3.4. Rational functions
 Section 3.5. Inverse and radical functions. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Section 4.1. Exponential functions
 Section 4.2. Graphs of exponential functions
 Section 4.3. Logarithmic functions
 Section 4.5. Graphs of logarithmic functions
 Section 4.6. Exponential and logarithmic models
 Section 4.7. Fitting exponentials to data. Trigonometric functions of angles. Section 5.1. Circles
 Section 5.2. Angles
 Section 5.3. Points on circles using sine and cosine
 Section 5.4. The other trigonometric functions
 Section 5.5. Right triangle trigonometry. Periodic functions. Section 6.1. Sinusoidal graphs
 Section 6.2. Graphs on the other trig functions
 Section 6.3. Inverse trig functions
 Section 6.4. Solving trig equations
 Section 6.5. Modeling with trigonometric equations. Trigonometric equations and identities. Section 7.1. Solving trigonometric equations with identities
 Section 7.2. Addition and subtraction of identities  Section 7.3. Double angle identities
 Section 7.4. Modeling changing amplitude and midline. Further applications of trigonometry. Section 8.1. Nonright triangles: law of sines and cosines
 Section 8.2. Polar coordinates
 Section 8.3. Polar form of complex numbers
 Section 8.4 Vectors
 Section 8.5 Parametric equations.
 Solutions to selected exercises. Chapter 1
 Chapter 2
 Chapter 3
 Chapter 4
 Chapter 5
 Chapter 6
 Chapter 7
 Chapter 8
 Label
 Precalculus : an investigation of functions
 Title
 Precalculus
 Title remainder
 an investigation of functions
 Statement of responsibility
 David Lippman, Melonie Rasmussen
 Title variation
 Precalculus 1.5
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions is a free, open textbook covering a twoquarter precalculus sequence including trigonometry. The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of, interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on modeling and interpretation, as well as the important characteristics needed in calculus. The second portion of the book introduces trigonometry. Trig is introduced through an integrated circle/triangle approach. Identities are introduced in the first chapter, and revisited throughout. Likewise, solving is introduced in the second chapter and revisited more extensively in the third chapter. As with the first part of the book, an emphasis is placed on motivating the concepts and on modeling and interpretation. In addition to the paper homework sets, algorithmetically generated online homework is available as part of a complete course shell package, which also includes a sample syllabus, teacher notes with lecture examples, sample quizzes and exams, printable classwork sheets and handouts, and chapter review problems. If you teach in Washington State, you can find the course shell in the WAMAP.org template course list. For those located elsewhere, you can access the course shell at MyOpenMath.com. A selfstudy version of the online course exercises is also available on MyOpenMath.com for students wanting to learn the material on their own, or who need a refresher."Open Textbook Library
 Cataloging source
 COF
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
 1978
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Lippman, David
 LC call number
 QA39.3
 LC item number
 .R37eb
 Nature of contents
 dictionaries
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName

 Rasmussen, Melonie
 Open Textbook Library
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Precalculus
 Precalculus
 Precalculus
 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Precalculus
 Label
 Precalculus : an investigation of functions, David Lippman, Melonie Rasmussen
 Note

 "This is the fifth official version of Edition 1. It contains typo corrections and language clarification, but is page number and problem set number equivalent to the original Edition 1."  Title page verso
 "This text is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionShare Alike 3.0 United States License."Title page verso
 Carrier category
 online resource
 Carrier category code
 cr
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier.
 Color
 mixed
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent.
 Contents
 Functions. Session 1.1. Functions and function notation  Section 1.2. Domain and range  Section 1.3. Rates of change and behavior of graphs  Section 1.4. Composition of functions  Section 1.5. Transformation of functions  Section 1.6. Inverse functions. Linear functions. Section 2.1. Linear functions  Section 2.2. Graphs of linear functions  Section 2.3. Modeling with linear functions  Section 2.4. Fitting linear models to data  Section 2.5. Absolute value functions. Polynomial and rational functions. Section 3.1. Power functions and polynomial functions  Section 3.2. Quadratic functions  Section 3.3. Graphs of polynomial functions  Section 3.4. Rational functions  Section 3.5. Inverse and radical functions. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Section 4.1. Exponential functions  Section 4.2. Graphs of exponential functions  Section 4.3. Logarithmic functions  Section 4.5. Graphs of logarithmic functions  Section 4.6. Exponential and logarithmic models  Section 4.7. Fitting exponentials to data. Trigonometric functions of angles. Section 5.1. Circles  Section 5.2. Angles  Section 5.3. Points on circles using sine and cosine  Section 5.4. The other trigonometric functions  Section 5.5. Right triangle trigonometry. Periodic functions. Section 6.1. Sinusoidal graphs  Section 6.2. Graphs on the other trig functions  Section 6.3. Inverse trig functions  Section 6.4. Solving trig equations  Section 6.5. Modeling with trigonometric equations. Trigonometric equations and identities. Section 7.1. Solving trigonometric equations with identities  Section 7.2. Addition and subtraction of identities  Section 7.3. Double angle identities  Section 7.4. Modeling changing amplitude and midline. Further applications of trigonometry. Section 8.1. Nonright triangles: law of sines and cosines  Section 8.2. Polar coordinates  Section 8.3. Polar form of complex numbers  Section 8.4 Vectors  Section 8.5 Parametric equations.  Solutions to selected exercises. Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6  Chapter 7  Chapter 8
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource
 Form of item
 online
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia.
 Media type code
 c
 Other physical details
 illustrations.
 Publication frequency
 Updated irregularly.
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number

 (OCoLC)953993328
 (OCoLC)ocn953993328
 Label
 Precalculus : an investigation of functions, David Lippman, Melonie Rasmussen
 Note

 "This is the fifth official version of Edition 1. It contains typo corrections and language clarification, but is page number and problem set number equivalent to the original Edition 1."  Title page verso
 "This text is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionShare Alike 3.0 United States License."Title page verso
 Carrier category
 online resource
 Carrier category code
 cr
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier.
 Color
 mixed
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent.
 Contents
 Functions. Session 1.1. Functions and function notation  Section 1.2. Domain and range  Section 1.3. Rates of change and behavior of graphs  Section 1.4. Composition of functions  Section 1.5. Transformation of functions  Section 1.6. Inverse functions. Linear functions. Section 2.1. Linear functions  Section 2.2. Graphs of linear functions  Section 2.3. Modeling with linear functions  Section 2.4. Fitting linear models to data  Section 2.5. Absolute value functions. Polynomial and rational functions. Section 3.1. Power functions and polynomial functions  Section 3.2. Quadratic functions  Section 3.3. Graphs of polynomial functions  Section 3.4. Rational functions  Section 3.5. Inverse and radical functions. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Section 4.1. Exponential functions  Section 4.2. Graphs of exponential functions  Section 4.3. Logarithmic functions  Section 4.5. Graphs of logarithmic functions  Section 4.6. Exponential and logarithmic models  Section 4.7. Fitting exponentials to data. Trigonometric functions of angles. Section 5.1. Circles  Section 5.2. Angles  Section 5.3. Points on circles using sine and cosine  Section 5.4. The other trigonometric functions  Section 5.5. Right triangle trigonometry. Periodic functions. Section 6.1. Sinusoidal graphs  Section 6.2. Graphs on the other trig functions  Section 6.3. Inverse trig functions  Section 6.4. Solving trig equations  Section 6.5. Modeling with trigonometric equations. Trigonometric equations and identities. Section 7.1. Solving trigonometric equations with identities  Section 7.2. Addition and subtraction of identities  Section 7.3. Double angle identities  Section 7.4. Modeling changing amplitude and midline. Further applications of trigonometry. Section 8.1. Nonright triangles: law of sines and cosines  Section 8.2. Polar coordinates  Section 8.3. Polar form of complex numbers  Section 8.4 Vectors  Section 8.5 Parametric equations.  Solutions to selected exercises. Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6  Chapter 7  Chapter 8
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource
 Form of item
 online
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia.
 Media type code
 c
 Other physical details
 illustrations.
 Publication frequency
 Updated irregularly.
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number

 (OCoLC)953993328
 (OCoLC)ocn953993328
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