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Calculus Solutions: How to Succeed in Calculus From Essential Prerequisites to Practice Examinations, 1/e

Peter Schiavone, University of Alberta, Canada

Published March, 1998 by Prentice Hall PTR (ECS Professional)

Copyright 1998, 247 pp.
Paper
ISBN 0-13-287475-X


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Summary

A recommended workbook for students entering a university calculus course. This self-paced workbook shows students how to succeed in a beginning calculus course. The book contains two basic components. The first is a series of short, targeted tutorials that emphasize worked examples and exercises. The second component is a collection of typical Calculus midterm and final examinations with fully worked-out examples.

Features


A self-assesment test provides students with an indication of their knowledge and fluency in basic prerequisite techniques.
Includes an optional section on exponential and logarithmic functions for students taking an “early transcendental” course.
Each of the five sections on precalculus material is followed by a problem set.
Includes an index of relevant formulae and techniques, providing a valuable reference tool.
Contains five practice midterm examinations and five practice final examinations.
Provides detailed solutions to all problems and examination questions.


Table of Contents
I. ARE YOU READY FOR CALCULUS?

    1. Do you know What Your Professor Assumes You Know?
    2. Assessment Test
    3. Basic Algebra.
    4. Functions and Graphs.
    5. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
    6. Trigonometry.
    7. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
    8. Answers to Exercises.
    9. Index of Methods of and Formulae.

II. MIDTERM AND FINAL PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS WITH FULLY WORKED SOLUTIONS.
    Appendix: Useful Formulae/Results From Calculus.


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