(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Review.)
1. Linear Functions and Models.
Functions and Mathematical Modeling. Linear Functions and Graphs. Constant Change and Linear Growth. Fitting Linear Models to Data.
2. Quadratic Functions and Models.
Quadratic Functions and Polynomials. Quadratic Models and Equations. Fitting Quadratic Models to Data.
3. Natural Growth Models.
Percentage Growth and Interest. Solving Growth Problems with Tables and Graphs. Natural Growth and Decline in the World. Fitting Natural Growth Models to Data.
4. Exponential and Logarithmic Models.
Compound Interest and Exponential Functions. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. Exponential and Logarithmic Data Modeling.
5. Polynomial Models and Linear Systems.
Solving Polynomial Equations. Solving Pairs of Linear EquationsLots of Ways! Linear Systems of Equations. Polynomial Data Modeling.
6. Trigonometric Models.
Periodic Phenomena and Trigonometric Functions. Trigonometric Models and Periodic Data.
7. Bounded Growth Models.
Limited Populations. Fitting Logistic Models to Data. Discrete Models and Chaos.
Highs and Lows. Applied Maxima and Minima I. Applied Maxima and Minima II.
Answers to SelectedProblems.