Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus
by James Stewart
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Edition: 7 - 2015
This bestselling author team explains concepts simply and clearly, without glossing over difficult points. Problem solving and mathematical modeling are introduced early and reinforced throughout, providing students with a solid foundation in the principles of mathematical thinking. Comprehensive and evenly paced, the book provides complete coverage of the function concept, and integrates a significant amount of graphing calculator material to help students develop insight into mathematical ideas. The authors' attention to detail and clarity--the same as found in James Stewart's market-leading Calculus text--is what makes this text the proven market leader.