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Precalculus : a right triangle approach

Author: Judith A Beecher; Judith A Penna; Marvin L Bittinger
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Addison-Wesley, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith A Beecher; Judith A Penna; Marvin L Bittinger
ISBN: 0321693973 9780321693976
OCLC Number: 663101305
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 990, [94] pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: R. Basic Concepts of AlgebraR.1 The Real-Number Systemeal NumbersR.2 Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of OperationsR.3 Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of PolynomialsR.4 Factoring Terms with Common FactorsR.5 The Basics of Equation SolvingR.6 Rational ExpressionsR.7 Radical Notation and Rational ExponentsStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?1. Graphs; Linear Functions and Models1.1 Introduction to GraphingVisualizing the Graph1.2 Functions and Graphs1.3 Linear Functions, Slope, and ApplicationsVisualizing the GraphMid-Chapter Mixed Review1.4 Equations of Lines and Modeling1.5 Linear Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Applications1.6 Solving Linear InequalitiesStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?2. More on Functions2.1 Increasing, Decreasing, and Piecewise Functions; Applications2.2 The Algebra of Functions 2.3 The Composition of FunctionsMid-Chapter Mixed Review2.4 Symmetry and TransformationsVisualizing the Graph2.5 Variation and ApplicationsStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?3. Quadratic Functions and Equations; Inequalities3.1 The Complex Numbers3.2 Quadratic Equations, Functions, Zeros, and Models3.3 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic FunctionsVisualizing the GraphMid-Chapter Mixed Review3.4 Solving Rational Equations and Radical Equations3.5 Solving Linear InequalitiesStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?4. Polynomial and Rational Functions4.1 Polynomial Functions and Modeling4.2 Graphing Polynomial FunctionsVisualizing the Graph4.3 Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor TheoremsMid-Chapter Mixed Review4.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions4.5 Rational FunctionsVisualizing the Graph4.6 Polynomial and Rational InequalitiesStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?5. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions5.1 Inverse Functions5.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs5.3 Logarithmic Functions and GraphsMid-Chapter Mixed Review5.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions5.5 Solving Exponential Equations and Logarithmic Equations5.6 Applications and Models: Growth and Decay; Compound InterestStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?6. The Trigonometric Functions6.1 Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles6.2 Applications of Right Triangles6.3 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle? Mid-Chapter Mixed Review6.4 Radians, Arc Length, and Angular Speed6.5 Circular Functions: Graphs and Properties6.6 Graphs of Transformed Sine and Cosine FunctionsVisualizing the GraphStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?7. Trigonometric Identities, Inverse Functions, and Equations7.1 Identities: Pythagorean and Sum and Difference7.2 Identities: Cofunction, Double-Angle, and Half-Angle7.3 Proving Trigonometric IdentitiesMid-Chapter Mixed Review7.4 Inverses of the Trigonometric Functions7.5 Solving Trigonometric EquationsVisualizing the GraphStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?8. Applications of Trigonometry8.1 The Law of Sines8.2 The Law of Cosines8.3 Complex Numbers: Trigonometric FormMid-Chapter Mixed Review8.4 Polar Coordinates and GraphsVisualizing the Graph8.5 Vectors and Applications8.6 Vector OperationsStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?9. Systems of Equations and Matrices9.1 Systems of Equations in Two VariablesVisualizing the Graph9.2 Systems of Equations in Three Variables9.3 Matrices and Systems of Equations9.4 Matrix Operations9.5 Inverses of Matrices9.6 Determinants and Cramer's Rule9.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming9.8 Partial FractionsStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?10. Analytic Geometry Topics10.1 The Parabola10.2 The Circle and the Ellipse10.3 The Hyperbola10.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and InequalitiesVisualizing the GraphMid-Chapter Mixed Review10.5 Rotation of Axes10.6 Polar Equations of Conics10.7 Parametric EquationsStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?11. Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics11.1 Sequences and Series11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series11.3 geometric Sequences and SeriesVisualizing the Graph11.4 Mathematical InductionMid-Chapter Mixed Review11.5 Combinatorics: Permutations11.6 Combinatorics: Combinations11.7 The Binomial Theorem11.8 ProbabilityStudy GuideReview ExercisesChapter Test?Photo CreditsAnswersIndexIndex of Applications
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