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Precalculus : functions and graphs

Author: Earl William Swokowski; Jeffery A Cole
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson / Brooks/Cole, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for precalculus students, this book provides calculator examples, including specific keystrokes that show you how to use various graphing calculators to solve problems more quickly. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earl William Swokowski; Jeffery A Cole
ISBN: 9780495108375 0495108375 0495382884 9780495382881 9780495383215 049538321X
OCLC Number: 157027207
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Topics From Algebra --
Real Numbers --
Exponents and Radicals --
Algebraic Expressions --
Equations --
Complex Numbers --
Inequalities --
2. Functions and Graphs --
Rectangular Coordinate Systems --
Graphs of Equations --
Lines --
Definition of Function --
Graphs of Functions --
Quadratic Functions --
Operations on Functions --
3. Polynomial and Rational Functions --
Polynomial Functions of Degree Greater Than 2 --
Properties of Division --
Zeros of Polynomials --
Complex and Rational Zeros of Polynomials --
Rational Functions --
Variation --
4. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions --
Inverse Functions --
Exponential Functions --
The Natural Exponential Function --
Logarithmic Functions --
Properties of Logarithms --
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations --
5. Trigonometric Functions --
Angles --
Trigonometric Functions of Angles --
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers --
Values of the Trigonometric Functions --
Trigonometric Graphs --
Additional Trigonometric Graphs --
Applied Problems --
6. Analytic Trigonometry --
Verifying Trigonometric Identities --
Trigonometric Equations --
The Additions and Subtraction of Formulas --
Multiple-Angle Formulas --
Product-To-Sum and Sum-To-Product Formulas --
The Inverse Trigonometric Functions --
7. Applications of Trigonometry --
The Law of Sines --
The Law of Cosines --
Vectors --
The Dot Product --
Trigonometric Form for Complex Numbers --
De Moivre's Theorem and nth Roots of Complex Numbers --
8. Systems of Equations and Inequalities --
Systems of Equations --
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables --
Systems of Inequalities --
Linear Programming --
Systems of Linear Equations in More Than Two Variables --
The Algebra of Matrices --
The Inverse of a Matrix --
Determinants --
Properties of Determinants --
Part ial. Fractions --
9. Sequences, Series, and Probability --
Infinite Sequences and Summation Notation --
Arithmetic Sequences --
Geometric Sequences --
Mathematical Induction --
The Binomial Theorem --
Permutations --
Distinguishable Permutations and Combinations --
Probability --
10. Topics From Analytical Geometry --
Parabolas --
Ellipses --
Hyperbolas --
Plane Curves and Parametric Equations --
Polar Coordinates --
Polar Equations of Conics.
Responsibility: Earl W. Swokowski, Jeffery A. Cole.
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