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Trigonometry Demystified (Demystified)

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CALCULATE THIS: TRIGONOMETRY JUST GOT A LOT EASIER TO LEARN!

Now anyone with an interest in basic, practical trigonometry can master it — without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Trigonometry Demystified, best-selling author Stan Gibilisco provides a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of trigonometry.

With Trigonometry Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time — at your own speed. Unlike most books on trigonometry, this book uses prose and illustrations to describe the concepts where others leave you pondering abstract symbology. This unique self-teaching guide offers questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for professional enrichment, Trigonometry Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on trigonometry.

Learn all aspects of trigonometry:

* How angles are expressed

* The relationships between angles and distances

* Calculating distances based on parallax

* Coordinate systems and navigation

* And much more!

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297) and index.

Synopsis:

CALCULATE THIS: TRIGONOMETRY JUST GOT A LOT EASIER TO LEARN!

Now anyone with an interest in basic, practical trigonometry can master it — without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Trigonometry Demystified, best-selling author Stan Gibilisco provides a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of trigonometry.

With Trigonometry Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time — at your own speed. Unlike most books on trigonometry, this book uses prose and illustrations to describe the concepts where others leave you pondering abstract symbology. This unique self-teaching guide offers questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for professional enrichment, Trigonometry Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on trigonometry.

Learn all aspects of trigonometry:

* How angles are expressed

* The relationships between angles and distances

* Calculating distances based on parallax

* Coordinate systems and navigation

* And much more!

About the Author

Stan Gibilisco is one of McGraw-Hill’s most diverse and best-selling authors. His clear, friendly, easy-to-read writing style makes his electronics titles accessible to a wide audience and his background in mathematics and research make him an ideal handbook editor. He is the author of The TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians and Hobbyists Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics. Booklist named his book, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, one of the Best References of 1996.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART ONE: WHAT IS TRIGONOMETRY?

Chapter 1. The Circle Model

Chapter 2. A Flurry of Facts

Chapter 3. Graphs and Inverses

Chapter 4. Hyperbolic Functions

Chapter 5. Polar Coordinates

Chapter 6. Three-Space and Vectors

Test: Part One

PART TWO: HOW IS TRIGONOMETRY USED?

Chapter 7. Scientific Notation

Chapter 8. Surveying, Navigation, and Astronomy

Chapter 9. Waves and Phase

Chapter 10. Reflection and Refraction

Chapter 11. Global Trigonometry

Test: Part Two

FINAL EXAM

ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONS

SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL REFERENCES

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071416313
Author:
Gibilisco, Stan
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
Gibilisco Stan
Location:
New York
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Study Guides
Subject:
Trigonometry
Subject:
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Subject:
Mathematics-Geometry and Trigonometry
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
TAB Demystified
Series Volume:
403
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
303
Dimensions:
9.25x7.43x.63 in. 1.02 lbs.

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Now anyone with an interest in basic, practical trigonometry can master it — without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Trigonometry Demystified, best-selling author Stan Gibilisco provides a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of trigonometry.

With Trigonometry Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time — at your own speed. Unlike most books on trigonometry, this book uses prose and illustrations to describe the concepts where others leave you pondering abstract symbology. This unique self-teaching guide offers questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for professional enrichment, Trigonometry Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on trigonometry.

Learn all aspects of trigonometry:

* How angles are expressed

* The relationships between angles and distances

* Calculating distances based on parallax

* Coordinate systems and navigation

* And much more!

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