Author: Ma. Louise Antonette N. De las Peñas
Precalculus is designed for math majors and for the students whose interest in engineering and the sciences. The book falls into two parts. The first, up to and including Chapter 5, is used as the text for Math 18a, (Principles of Modern Mathematics I), which covers topics in College of Algebra. Chapter 6 and 8 is intended for use in Math 18b (Principles of Modern Mathematics II), which include Trigonometry and additional Algebra topics involving Sequences, mathematical Induction and the Binomial Theorem. The material on Polar Coordinates , which is necessary in Calculus, is included in Chapter 7. we include an appendix on technology exercise s to help facilitate students' understanding of the course content, through visual means.