Some features may vary based on your location or the title you’ve selected for your course. Contact your Pearson rep in the US, UK, Canada, or other country for more information.

Access your Pearson eText anytime, anywhere

New - Pearson eText optimized for mobile

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, personalized reading experience available within Mastering.

You can use your computer or the mobile app to easily highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place — even when offline.

Seamlessly integrated videos and rich media* give you access to the help you need, when you need it.

*Available with select titles.

Before Class

Prepare for lecture

Interactive Prelecture videos provide an introduction to key topics with embedded assessment to help you prepare before lecture.

Watch a video

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Boost math skills needed for success in physics

The Physics Primer relies on videos, hints, and feedback to refresh your math skills in the context of physics and prepares you for success in the course. These tutorials ensure you get the practice you need to maintain your math skills, while tying together mathematical operations and physics analysis.

The Physics Primer

Before Class

Study better — and at your own pace

Dynamic Study Modules

Dynamic Study Modules use the latest developments in cognitive science to help you study course topics by adapting to your performance in real time.

As a result, you build the confidence needed to deepen understanding, participate meaningfully, and perform better — in and out of class.

Use your computer or the MyLab and Mastering app to access Dynamic Study Modules. Available for select titles.

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During Class

Make the most out of going to class

Learning Catalytics is an interactive classroom tool that lets you use your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to participate and stay engaged. Simply respond to the questions your instructor posts during class. Your professor can use the results of these questions to help address misunderstandings, start small group discussions, or decide that you’re ready to move on to a new idea. With Learning Catalytics, you can tell your professor what you did—or didn't—understand without saying a word.

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After Class

Learn physics by practicing physics with tutorials and coaching activities

Self-paced tutorials guide you through the toughest topics in physics with individualized coaching and Socratic hints that provide problem-solving strategies or break the main problem into simpler exercises.

Make connections to the real world

PhET tutorials use the interactive research-based simulations from the PhET Group at the University of Colorado, Boulder to help you to make connections to the real world. 

Additional Features

Prepare for success

Chapter Quizzes and Practice Tests help you find out whether you're prepared for exams.

Wrong-answer feedback personalized for you

Using data gathered from all of the students using the program, Mastering offers wrong-answer feedback that is specific to you. Rather than simply providing feedback of the “right/wrong/try again” variety, Mastering guides you towards the correct final answer without giving the answer away.

Hints offer clear guidance

Mastering provides hints of two types that help you work through, and ultimately, solve problems. Declarative hints provide advice on how to approach the problem, guiding you to the final answer. Socratic hints break a problem down into smaller sub-problems, which makes it easier for you to complete the original problem.

Dynamic, engaging content

Using 3D animations, simulations, tutorials, and activities, Mastering utilizes engaging, interactive media to help you learn the toughest topics and succeed in your course.

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