Modeling, Functions, and Graphs: Algebra for College Students

Katherine Yoshiwara

Digital versions HTML and PDF
XML source Yes
Exercises Yes
Solutions Short answers to odd numbered problems
License GNU Free Documentation License

In addition to the goal of students gaining computational fluency this text aims to develop mathematical thinking with a greater emphasis on analysis and interpretation of results. The book pays attention to problem solving strategies and the use of estimation to support the development of critical thinking in students.

Table of contents:

  1. Functions and Their Graphs
  2. Modeling with Functions
  3. Power Functions
  4. Exponential Functions
  5. Logarithmic Functions and Transformations
  6. Quadratic Functions
  7. Polynomial and Rational Functions
  8. Linear Systems
  9. Sequences and Series
  10. Appendices
    • Algebra Skills Refresher
    • Using a Graphing Calculator
    • Using a GeoGebra Calculator App
    • Glossary
    • Properties of Numbers
    • Geometry Formulas
    • Answers to Selected Exercises