Precalculus Lessons Using Technology

Bruce Yoshiwara
Los Angeles Pierce College
6201 Winnetka Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91371
Phone: (818) 719-6467


Members of the Pierce Math department are developing interactive computer lessons for precalculus mathematics. Using the computer algebra system Mathcad, the students enjoy more freedom for exploration than available on tutorial packages. The lessons are written as Mathcad files and provide feedback not possible in the lessons found in math laboratory activity books.

Paper is available in the following formats:

The two handbooks mentioned in the article are available in the zipped file: