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Functions and Change A Modeling Approach to College Algebra

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ISBN-10: 0547156693

ISBN-13: 9780547156699

Edition: 4th 2010

Authors: Bruce Crauder, Benny Evans, Alan Noell

List price: $249.95
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FUNCTIONS AND CHANGE: A MODELING APPROACH TO COLLEGE ALGEBRA, 4E provides an alternative to a traditional college algebra course for users who either will not take another math course or may go on to a business calculus course. The authors wrote this text for the many college algebra users who are poorly served by books that focus on preparing them for a course they will never take, traditional calculus.
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Book details

List price: $249.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 10/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

P. Prologue: Calculator Arithmetic
Functions
Functions Given by Formulas
Functions Given by Tables
Functions Given by Graphs
Functions Given by Words
Graphical And Tabular Analysis
Tables and Trends
Graphs
Solving Linear Equations
Solving Nonlinear Equations
Optimization
Straight Lines And Linear Functions
The Geometry of Lines
Linear Functions
Modeling Data with Linear Functions
Linear Regression
Systems of Equations
Exponential Functions
Exponential Growth and Decay
Modeling Exponential Data
Modeling Nearly Exponential Data
Logarithmic Functions
Connecting Exponential and Linear Data
A Survey Of Other Common Functions
Power Functions
Modeling Data with Power Functions
Combining and Decomposing Functions
Quadratic Functions and Parabolas
Higher-Degree Polynomials and Rational Functions
Rates Of Change
Velocity
Rates of Change for Other Functions
Estimating Rates of Change
Equations of Change: Linear and Exponential Functions
Equations of Change: Graphical Solutions