## Precalculus: A Concise CourseWith the same design and feature sets as the market leading Precalculus, 8/e, this concise text provides both students and instructors with sound, consistently structured explanations of the mathematical concepts. PRECALCULUS: A CONCISE COURSE is designed to offer a cost-effective, one-semester alternative to the traditional two-semester precalculus text. It contains the features that have made the Larson/Hostetler series a complete solution for both students and instructors: interesting applications, pedagogically effective design, and innovative technology combined with an abundance of carefully developed examples with worked-out solutions and exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. |

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### Contents

Functions and Their Graphs | 1 |

Polynomial and Rational Functions | 125 |

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions | 215 |

Trigonometry | 279 |

Analytic Trigonometry | 371 |

Topics in Analytic Geometry | 449 |

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