Book description
Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, Sixth Edition, is an ideal undergraduate text to help students successfully transition into a future course in calculus. The Sixth Edition of this bestselling text presents the fundamental mathematics used in a typical calculus sequence in a focused and readable format. Dennis G. Zill's concise, yet eloquent, writing style allows instructors to cover the entire text in one semester. Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, Sixth Edition uses a vibrant fullcolor design to illuminate key concepts and improves students' comprehension of graphs and figures. This text also includes a valuable collection of student and instructor resources, making it a complete teaching and learning package.Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Copyright
 Contents
 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Chapter 1 Inequalities, Equations, and Graphs

Chapter 2 Functions
 2.1 Functions and Graphs
 2.2 Symmetry and Transformations
 2.3 Linear Functions
 2.4 Quadratic Functions
 2.5 PiecewiseDefined Functions
 2.6 Combining Functions
 2.7 Functions Defined Implicitly
 2.8 Inverse Functions
 2.9 Building a Function from Words
 2.10 The Tangent Line Problem
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
 Chapter 3 Polynomial and Rational Functions

Chapter 4 Trigonometric Functions
 4.1 Angles and Their Measurement
 4.2 The Sine and Cosine Functions
 4.3 Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions
 4.4 Other Trigonometric Functions
 4.5 Sum and Difference Formulas
 4.6 ProducttoSum and SumtoProduct Formulas
 4.7 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 4.8 Trigonometric Equations
 4.9 Simple Harmonic Motion
 4.10 Right Triangle Trigonometry
 4.11 Applications of Right Triangles
 4.12 Law of Sines
 4.13 Law of Cosines
 4.14 The Limit Concept Revisited
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 6 Conic Sections
 Final Examination
 Answers to Selected OddNumbered Problems
 Index
Product information
 Title: Essentials of Precalculus with Calculus Previews, 6th Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: December 2014
 Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
 ISBN: 9781284056334
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