## Precalculus for Everybody

### The most efective introduction to Calculus

An effective guidance to learn the concepts that precede Calculus with a friendly writing tone, solved exercises, proposed exercises, demonstrations, stories, and even a few jokes. This textbook *stands out from the standard academic book format*.

It covers all the essential topics of Precalculus:

- Arithmetic
- Algebra
- Polynomials
- Analytic Geometry
- Functions

##### More Details

This book is the result of several decades of the author’s experience teaching Calculus, and was conceived to fill the academic gaps in elementary and middle school education.

- Perfect for students or applicants to Science and Engineering careers, as well as for Science and Technology enthusiasts.
- Good balance of theory and practice.
- Theory is supported by examples, solved exercises and proposed exercises.
- Passages on the history of mathematics and contemporary references.
- Flashes of mathematical humor.

##### Interactive Book

This is the first title of our collection to be part of this project. Among its pages you will find some **QR codes** that are linked to our social media, allowing us to provide audiovisual content, in addition to favor the interactivity of the reader.

**Chapter 1: Preliminaries**

- An Overview of Logic and Set Theory
- The Real Number System
- Radicals and Rational Exponents
- Some Topics of Algebra
- Polynomial Equations
- Order Axioms and Inequations
- Absolute Value

**Chapter 2: The Cartesian Plane and The Line**

- The Cartesian Plane
- Equation Graphs. Symmetry and Translations
- Lines and Linear Equations

**Chapter 3: The Conics**

- Introduction
- The Parabola
- The Ellipse
- The Hyperbola
- General 2nd Degree Equation. Rotations

**Chapter 4: Real Functions**

- Real Functions and their Graphs
- Trigonometric Functions
- New Functions from Old Functions
- Inverse Functions
- Inverse Trigonometric Functions
- Exponential Functions
- Logarithmic Functions
- Function Applications

Author: Jorge A. Sáenz

ISBN: 978-612-48516-2-9

Edition: First edition, 2023

Number of pages: 340

Format: Paperback

Measures: 6×9 inches

Weight: 1.2 pounds