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About the Author
serves as the project director of seminars on science at the American Museum of Natural History, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at the Teachers College of Columbia University.
Phillip A. Schmidt is currently the program coordinator for secondary education at The Teachers College of Western Governors University. He is also the coauthor of Schaum's Outline of College Mathematics, Schaum's Outline of Elementary Algebra, and author of Schaum's Outline of Geometry.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Algebra 2. Functions 3. Graphs of Functions 4. Linear Equations 5. Simultaneous Linear Equations 6. Quadratic Functions and Equations 7. Inequalities 8. The Locus of an Equation 9. The Straight Line 10. Families of Straight Lines 11. The Circle 12. Rational and Polynomial Functions 13. Trigonometric Functions 14. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 15. Complex Numbers 16. The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Mathematics Approach 17. The Calculus of Single-Variable Functions: A Physics Approach 18. Vectors 19. Polar, spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinate Systems 20. Multivariate Calculus 21. Elementary Linear Algebra 22. Vector Calculus: Grad, Div, and Curl 23. Vector Calculus: Flux and Gauss Law 24. Differential Equations 25. Elementary Probability 26. Infinite Series