Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

By Eric Connally, Deborah Hughes-Hallett, Andrew M. Gleason, et al.

$69  USD | $99  CAN

The fifth edition of Functions Modeling Change, A Preparation for Calculus continues to stress conceptual understanding and the connections among mathematical ideas. Understanding exponential change, for example, means being able to relate the size of a percent growth to shape a function’s graph, as well as assessing the reasonability of a model.

Functions are the foundation of much of mathematics. This approach encourages a robust understanding of functions in traditional and novel contexts. Skills are introduced and reinforced throughout the book. This balance of skills and understanding promotes students’ critical thinking.

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Eric Connally is the director of engineering for the Mathematics Consortium Working Group. He grew up in Texas and moved to Massachusetts after graduating from Cornell University. He has taught math and developed new math curricula at Harvard College, Harvard Extension School, Harvard Kennedy School, and Wellesley College. In 2005, he was given the Petra T. Shattuck Award For Excellence in Teaching. He is a member of a consortium of mathematicians and math educators who have published numerous widely adopted math texts. He has also worked as a software engineer at Elytics, Inc.

Deborah Hughes-Hallett is the author of Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition, published by Wiley.

Andrew M. Gleason is the author of Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition, published by Wiley.

1 Linear Functions and Change
2 Functions
3 Quadratic Functions
4 Exponential Functions
5 Logarithmic Functions
6 Transformations of Functions and Their Graphs
7 Trigonometry and Periodic Functions
8 Triangle Trigonometry and Polar Coordinates
9 Trigonometric Identities, Models, and Complex Numbers
10 Compositions, Inverses, and Combinations of Functions
11 Polynomial and Rational Functions
12 Vectors and Matrices
13 Sequences and Series
Parametric Equations and Conic Sections