Dr. Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Colorado and is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored over 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson conducts numerous seminars and in-service workshops for math educators around the country about using computer technology as an instructional tool and motivational aid. He is the recipient of the 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, the 2014 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2012 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, and the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS (a complete text on CD-ROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the Internet). Dr. Larson authors numerous textbooks including the best-selling Calculus series published by Cengage Learning.
1. The Real Number System 2. Fundamentals of Algebra 3. Equations, Inequalities, and Problem-Solving 4. Graphs and Functions 5. Exponents and Polynomials 6. Factoring and Solving Equations 7. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions 8. Systems of Equations and Inequalities 9. Radicals and Complex Numbers 10. Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Inequalities 11. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 12. Conics 13. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem Appendix A Review of Elementary Algebra Topics Appendix B Introduction to Graphing Calculators (online) Appendix C Further Concepts in Geometry (online) Appendix D Further Concepts in Statistics (online) Appendix E Introduction to Logic (online)