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Get a good grade in your precalculus course with PRECALCULUS, Seventh Edition. Written in a clear, student-friendly style, the book also provides a graphical perspective so you can develop a visual understanding of college algebra and trigonometry. With great examples, exercises, applications, and real-life data--and a range of online study resources--this book provides you with the tools you need to be successful in your course.

About the Author

David Cohen, a senior lecturer at UCLA, was the original author of the successful, well-respected precalculus series--COLLEGE ALGEBRA, ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY, PRECALCULUS: A PROBLEMS-ORIENTED APPROACH, and PRECALCULUS: WITH UNIT CIRCLE TRIGONOMETRY.

Table of Contents

1. FUNDAMENTALS. Sets of Real Numbers. Absolute Value. Solving Equations (Review and Preview). Rectangular Coordinates. Visualizing Data. Graphs and Graphing Utilities. Equations of Lines. Symmetry and Graphs. Circles. 2. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES. Quadratic Equations: Theory and Examples. Other Types of Equations. Inequalities. More on Inequalities. 3. FUNCTIONS. The Definition of a Function. The Graph of a Function. Shapes of Graphs. Average Rate of Change. Techniques in Graphing. Methods of Combining Functions. Iteration. Inverse Functions. 4. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS: APPLICATIONS TO OPTIMIZATION. Linear Functions. Quadratic Functions. Using Iteration to Model Populations Growth (Optional Section). Setting Up Equations That Devine Functions. Maximum and Minimum Problems. Polynomial Functions. Rational Functions. 5. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS. Exponential Functions. The Exponential Function y = ex. Logarithmic Functions. Properties of Logarithms. Equations and Inequalities with Logs and Exponents. Compound Interest. Exponential Growth and Decay. 6. AN INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY VIA RIGHT TRIANGLES. Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles. Right-Triangle Applications. Trigonometric Functions of Angles. Trigonometric Identities. 7. THE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. Radian Measure. Trigonometric Functions of Angles. Evaluating the Trigonometric Functions. Algebra and the Trigonometric Functions. Right-Triangle Trigonometry. 8. GRAPHS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers. Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions. Graphs of y = A sin(Bx-C) and y = A cos(Bx-C). Simple Harmonic Motion. Graphs of the Tangent and the Reciprocal Functions. 9. ANALYTICAL TRIGONOMETRY. The Addition Formulas. The Double-Angle Formulas. The Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas. Trigonometric Equations. The Inverse Trigonometric Functions. 10. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN TRIGONOMETRY. Right-Triangle Applications. The Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines. Vectors in the Plane: A Geometric Approach. Vectors in the Plane: An Algebraic Approach. Parametric Equations. Introduction to Polar Coordinates. Curves in Polar Coordinates. DeMoivre's Theorem. 11. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS. Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns. Gaussian Elimination. Matrices. The Inverse of a Square Matrix. Determinants and Cramer's Rule. Nonlinear Systems of Equations. Systems of Inequalities. 12. THE CONIC SECTIONS. The Basic Equations. The Parabola. Tangents to Parabolas (Optional Section). The Ellipse. The Hyperbola. The Focus-Directrix Property of Conics. The Conics in Polar Coordinates. Rotation of Axes. 13. ROOTS OF POLYNOMIAL EQUATIONS. Division of Polynomials. The Remainder Theorem and the Factor Theorem. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Rational and Irrational Roots. Conjugate Roots and Descartes's Rule of Signs. Introduction to Partial Fractions. More About Partial Fractions. 14. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN ALGEBRA. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem. Introduction to Sequences and Series. Arithmetic Sequences and Series. Geometric Sequences and Series. Introduction to Limits. Appendix A.1: Significant Digits. Appendix A.2: ?2 is Irrational. Appendix A.3: The Complex Number System. Answers. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780840069429
Author:
Cohen, David
Publisher:
Thomson Brooks/Cole
Author:
Lee, Theodore B.
Author:
Cohen, David (David Cohen)
Author:
Cohen, David
Author:
Sklar, David
Subject:
Pre-Calculus
Subject:
Cohen; Lee; Sklar; Mathematics; Precalculus
Subject:
Cohen
Subject:
Lee
Subject:
Sklar
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics-Calculus
Subject:
General Mathematics
Copyright:
Series:
Precalculus
Publication Date:
20110101
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
1184

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