The Right Tools for Success
With an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, Dugopolski’s College Algebra and Trigonometry: A Unit Circle Approach gives students the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Students will find carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math.
Mark Dugopolski was born in Menominee, Michigan. After receiving a BS from Michigan State University, he taught high school in Illinois for four years. He received an MS in mathematics from Northern Illinois University at DeKalb. He then received a PhD in the area of topology and an MS in statistics from the University of Illinois at Champaign—Urbana. Mark taught mathematics at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond for twenty-five years and now holds the rank of Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. He has been writing textbooks since 1988. He is married and has two daughters. In his spare time he enjoys tennis, jogging, bicycling, fishing, kayaking, gardening, bridge, and motorcycling.
STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS: Learning aids are strategically placed throughout the text giving students guidance right when they need it.
MILESTONES ALONG THE WAY: Section exercises and review material include the following exercise types so students can practice and check their progress.
TYING IT ALL TOGETHER: Chapter review material contains all of the following features to help students review and synthesise the material as they prepare for the road ahead.