#### Katherine Yoshiwara

Digital versions | HTML and PDF |

XML source | Yes |

Exercises | Yes |

Solutions | Short answers to odd numbered problems |

License | GNU Free Documentation License |

- Originally published by Thomson Brooks/Cole, Fourth Edition 2007
- Emphasizes modeling with many examples of real-life applications
- Each example followed by an in-text exercise
- WeBWorK exercises provide students with immediate feedback
- Thirteen “investigations” provide in-depth motivation
- For more information and to download the PDF and to access the online version

In addition to the goal of students gaining computational fluency this text aims to develop mathematical thinking with a greater emphasis on analysis and interpretation of results. The book pays attention to problem solving strategies and the use of estimation to support the development of critical thinking in students.

Table of contents:

- Functions and Their Graphs
- Modeling with Functions
- Power Functions
- Exponential Functions
- Logarithmic Functions and Transformations
- Quadratic Functions
- Polynomial and Rational Functions
- Linear Systems
- Sequences and Series
- Appendices
- Algebra Skills Refresher
- Using a Graphing Calculator
- Using a GeoGebra Calculator App
- Glossary
- Properties of Numbers
- Geometry Formulas
- Answers to Selected Exercises