The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus

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by W. Michael Kelley
     
 

Polynomials, functions, and trig, oh my!

From the author of two bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guides‚ comes a book aimed at high school and college students who need course help or a brush-up. It follows a standard precalculus curriculum, includes sample problems, and will help students make sense of their textbooks. Difficult

Overview

Polynomials, functions, and trig, oh my!

From the author of two bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guides‚ comes a book aimed at high school and college students who need course help or a brush-up. It follows a standard precalculus curriculum, includes sample problems, and will help students make sense of their textbooks. Difficult topics, such as quadratic equations, logarithms, graphing trig functions, and matrix operations are presented with W. Michael Kelley’s signature wit and wisdom.
• College enrollment is projected to increase 23% between 2000 and 2013
• According to figures released by ACT Inc., nearly 75% of all college-bound students take precalculus or calculus in high school
• Author is an award-winning math teacher recognized for his ability to make intimidating math topics approachable for even the most terrified students

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592573011
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
547,924
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

W. Michael Kelley is an award-winning teacher and the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra. The Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics recognized him as an Outstanding High School Mathematics Teacher and his students have named him “Most Popular Teacher” for four years. After he took over the Advanced Placement Calculus program, enrollment increased by 350% and the number of students receiving college credit by passing the Calculus AP test increased by 1,200%.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome,! It explains it much better than the dummies series. Pick it up you will be happy you did.  I would like to see a workbook for this book though.
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