Book Description
Building off the success of Zill and Dewar's popular Essentials version, the new Sixth Edition of Precalculus with Calculus Previews continues to include all of the outstanding features and learning tools found in the original text while incorporating additional topics of coverage that some courses may require. With a continued effort to keep the text complete, yet concise, the authors have included four additional chapters making the text a clear choice for many mainstream courses. Additional chapters include a new chapter on Polar Coordinates, as well as Triangle Trigonometry, Systems of Equations and Inequalities, and Sequences and Series.Table of Contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Copyright
 Contents
 Preface
 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 Verifying Trigonometric Identities
 4.6 Sum and Difference Formulas
 4.7 ProducttoSum and SumtoProduct Formulas
 4.8 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 4.9 Trigonometric Equations
 4.10 Simple Harmonic Motion
 4.11 The Limit Concept Revisited
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
 Chapter 5 Triangle Trigonometry
 Chapter 6 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Chapter 7 Conic Sections
 Chapter 8 Polar Coordinates
 Chapter 9 Systems of Equations and Inequalities
 Chapter 10 Sequences and Series
 Final Examination
 Appendixes
 Answers to Selected OddNumbered Problems
 Index
Product Information
 Title: Precalculus with Calculus Previews, 6th Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: November 2015
 Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
 ISBN: 9781284077261