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Includes a balance of skill and concepts in the exercises that are at a graded level of difficulty.
Each exercise set is clearly partitioned into groups of problems using headings such as Fundamentals, Applications, Mathematical Models, Projects, Calculator/CAS Problems, etc
Each chapter opens with its own table of contents and an introduction to the material covered in the chapter.
The text ends with Resource Pages, which is a compact review of basic concepts from algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. Many of the topics cover in the Resources Page are discussed in greater depth in the Student Resources Guide.
The Test Yourself section is a self-test consisting of 56 questions on four broad areas of precalculus, and encourages students to review the more essential prerequisite subjects that are used throughout the text.
Notes from the Classroom sections are informal discussions that are aimed at the student and discuss common algebraic, procedural, and notational errors, as well as provide advice and questions asking students to think about and extend upon the ideas just presented.
Instructor's resources include a complete solutions manual and test items. Introduces calculus concepts and topics in a clear concise manner for maximum student retention.
Straightforward exposition at a level accessible to today’s college students.
Includes examples and applications ideal for science and engineering students.
Concise reasoning behind every calculus concept is presented