Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Approaching Precalculus Mathematics Discretely: Explorations in a Computer Environment

Lewis, Philip G.

0 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0262620634 / ISBN 13: 9780262620635
Verlag: The MIT Press, Cambridge, M.A., U.S.A., 1990
Gebraucht Zustand: Good Softcover
Verkäufer PsychoBabel & Skoob Books (Didcot, OXON, Vereinigtes Königreich)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 6. Oktober 2003

Anzahl: 1
Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 23,66 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 5,57 Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


Paperback. Covers are scored, worn and creased. Sticker on rear cover. Nick on front upper edge is taped. Page block is marked. Leading edges of front cover and early pages are nicked and bumped. Some pages are creased. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 421058

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Approaching Precalculus Mathematics ...

Verlag: The MIT Press, Cambridge, M.A., U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1990

Einband: Paperback


Art des Buches: Used

Über diesen Titel


Approaching Precalculus Mathematics Discretely introduces concepts of discrete mathematics through the computer, making them easier to teach and more fun to learn. Philip Lewis shows how this can be accomplished using the Logo language to apply and explore much of the material in standard high school advanced algebra and precalculus programs. He develops sophisticated programming techniques in conjunction with mathematical concepts that make the book a model for teachers looking for ways to integrate computers into the mathematics curriculum.

The opening chapter introduces the use of Logo to express a variety of basic mathematical functions. The next four chapters broaden the discussion to include elementary vector operations, in the plane and linear transformations and matrix operations defined as vector-valid functions. Chapter 4 applies the theory of linear transformations to the mapping of two dimensional geometric objects drawn on the computer screen.

Chapter 5 takes up mathematical induction and recursion. This allows the transformation theory of chapter 4 to be extended to wire frame objects in space that are projected on the computer screen. Chapter 7 constructs a graphing utility that is used in subsequent chapters to examine the graphs of a variety of functions and to introduce the concept of a limit. This extends to an intuitive introduction to slope and the derivative in order to establish a territory for the calculus. The two chapters that follow examine the traditional cyclic functions from a graphic and transformational point of view. The book concludes by outlining explorations of topics from earlier chapters.

Philip G. Lewis teaches mathematics and computer science at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School in Sudbury Massachusetts. Approaching Precalculus Mathematics Discretely is included in the series Exploring with Logo, edited by E. Paul Goldenberg.


" of the more interesting books of applied mathematics"
McKissack, Wisconsin State Journal

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.


To pay by PayPal, just paste this link into your browser: PsychoBabel Books in Oxfordshire and Skoob Books in London (Russell Square Tube)are run and owned by Chris Edwards operating as a sole trader. We have bought all our books and take great care with the storage and listing of each one. As well as over 107,000 listings we have nearly 100,000 in our London shop and probably five times as many awaiting attention in the warehouse. We have been selling with a five-star rating continuously sine 2003 on AbeBooks. PsychoBabel and Skoob buy from private individuals and prestigious libraries. We are NOT 'barcoders' but dedicated book lovers, offering an excellent service. We enjoy receiving phone calls and we handle each order individually. We dispatch our orders daily and accommodate customers all over the world. Our wonderful packaging is not charged for. Please email or call with any queries or requests for photos.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers


To pay by PayPal, just paste this link into your browser:

PsychoBabel Books in Oxfordshire and Skoob Books in London (Russell Square Tube) are solely owned by Chris Edwards, 1 Churchward, Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7HB. Prompt dispatch on clearance of payment. If any doubt about condition of book in addition to that described please e-mail or call. PsychoBabel & Skoob Books 1 Churchward, Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7HB Telephone 01235 861411 VAT Regi...

Mehr Information

We post every weekday! All shipping quotes are based on fast efficient service with the best possible packaging.
Standard charge is based on average weight of books - about 0.9Kg. Heavy items (over 1.5Kg) may require extra postage depending on destination. We'll e-mail you if necessary.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

PayPal Bankwechsel Banküberweisung