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Intended for algebra-based introductory physics courses.
This package includes MasteringPhysics®.
Built from the ground up for optimal learning; refined to help students focus on the big picture
College Physics: A Strategic Approach Technology Update applies the best results from educational research, extensive user feedback and metadata to all design and content, helping more students understand the big picture, gain crucial problem-solving skills and confidence, and better prepare for class.
College Physics: A Strategic Approach Technology Update, Third Edition is accompanied by a significantly more robust MasteringPhysics before, during, and after class. New Dynamic Study Modules focused on fundamental math and physics concepts help students better prepare before class while new Prelecture Videos address common misconceptions students have when learning physics for the first time while reinforcing class preparation.
Now, more than 200 new QR codes appear throughout the textbook, enabling students to use their smartphone or tablet to instantly watch interactive videos about relevant demonstrations, new Dynamic Figure Videos, problem-solving strategies, and solutions explained by the authors. Newly Enhanced End-of-Chapter Questions offer students instructional support right when they need it, including wrong-answer specific feedback, links to the eText, and math remediation when completing homework assignments.
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MasteringPhysics from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions.
Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever—before, during, and after class.