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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
I M Gelfand; Mark Saul |

ISBN: | 9781461201496 1461201497 |

OCLC Number: | 853271466 |

Reproduction Notes: | Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL |

Description: | 1 online resource (x, 229 pages 185 illustrations) |

Details: | Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. |

Contents: | Trigonometry ; Copyright ; Contents; Preface ; Chapter 0 Trigonometry ; Chapter 1 Trigonometric Ratios in a Triangle ; Chapter 2 Relations among Trigonometric Ratios ; Chapter 3 Relationships in a Triangle ; Chapter 4 Angles and Rotations ; Chapter 5 Radian Measure ; Chapter 6 The Addition Formulas ; Chapter 7 Trigonometric Identities ; Chapter 8 Graphs of Trigonometric Functions ; Chapter 9 Inverse Functions and Trigonometric Equations. |

Responsibility: | by I.M. Gelfand, Mark Saul. |

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"Cover[s] all of the basic topics that a high school or beginning university student should be expected to know.... There are...some nice touches; for example, a nice informal discussion showing that the sine of an angle in a right triangle does not depend on whether the sides are measured in inches or centimeters..."-Choice "Covers all the basics of the subject through beautiful illustrations and examples.... Throughout, the treatment stimulates the reader to think of mathematics as a unified subject." - L'enseignement Mathematique"As a teacher I enjoyed this book enormously and I will doubtless borrow many of the plums to spice up my lessons.... [For] that ideal student who is to be prepared to be challenged to think what the subject is really about, and has the patience to excavate the basic ideas for all they are worth before jumping on to the next chapter, it should prove to be a godsend." -The Mathematical Gazette"The authors tried to explain the results of trigonometry as simply as possible.... The exercises include a few problems of each routine type. Most of the problems exhibit a new aspect of the technique or object under discussion. One of the goals of this book is to prepare students for a course in calculus. We recommend it for teachers and students." -Publicationes Mathematicae Read more...

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