166 NEW questions in Hawkes Calculus courseware

We've added quantity and quality to our calculus courseware. Both Single Variable Calculus with Early Transcendentals and Calculus with Early Transcendentals now include additional questions that can be added to lessons and WebTests. View examples of the questions and their corresponding textbook sections and exercises—for example, (2.1.20). VIEW EXAMPLES OF NEW QUESTIONS Explore these new questions through Assignment … Continue reading 166 NEW questions in Hawkes Calculus courseware

New graphing questions for microeconomics students

Hawkes Learning’s Principles of Microeconomics homework and testing platform provides new user-directed graphing that doesn't rely on Flash or plugins.These graphing questions enforce deeper learning, provide step-by-step tutorials, and offer specific feedback through an interactive experience! This summer, we're releasing more graphing questions throughout the software. Here's a sneak peak of upcoming graphing question types … Continue reading New graphing questions for microeconomics students

Step-by-Step Tutor in Principles of Microeconomics

Within the Principles of Microeconomics software, an interactive tutor assists students when they're struggling with a question and you can't be there to help.The Tutor tool in the Practice mode provides Step-by-Step, a feature that walks students through the steps needed to correctly solve any question by breaking it up into smaller, more manageable pieces.Students can also view … Continue reading Step-by-Step Tutor in Principles of Microeconomics

Inside Our Calculus Courseware: Trigonometric Substitutions

The word “Trigonometric” by itself scares students. Combining it with “Substitutions and Evaluation” is downright terrifying. After all, the student must select the appropriate substitution, transform the integrand from an algebraic to a trigonometric expression, make the appropriate change in limits of integration (or rewrite their antiderivative in terms of the original variable), and finally … Continue reading Inside Our Calculus Courseware: Trigonometric Substitutions

Inside Our Calculus Courseware: Integration by Parts

The integration by parts method is not straightforward. It requires some thought, and the student must make two initial choices. Successfully working the exercises demands these choices be wise ones. And it may be necessary to repeat the process. Students often think they’ve failed if one application doesn’t yield the solution. Sample Problem #1 Below … Continue reading Inside Our Calculus Courseware: Integration by Parts