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The most convenient reference yet from Schaum's--with look-up as quick as ABC!
Schaum's bestselling study guides have been proven to produce results, provide comprehensive review, and improve test scores. Suitable for senior high-school students, AP students, and college freshmen, Schaum's A-Z guides are an ideal complement to your course textbooks and test-preparation guides. They provide the information you need to expand your existing knowledge.
Each Schaum's A-Z handbook puts your studies on the fast track with:
- An A-Z format that makes finding definitions for unfamiliar terms easy and quick
- Definitions that help you break through technical jargon
- Thorough, easy-to-understand explanations that simplify complex concepts you need for your classwork
- Cross-referenced entries to show you how central ideas link together
- Review lists of key concepts that prepare you for your examinations
- Advice on how to understand common examiners' terms and other test-taking tips
Here in Schaum's A-Z Mathematics, you will find:
- Concise definitions of more than 600 key terms
- Hundreds of helpful graphs, tables, and figures
- Clear presentations of formulae, rules, proofs, and equations
- More than 200 completed examples that show you how to answer typical short examination questions
Topics include: Pure Mathematics: polynomials; equations; numbers; geometry; logarithms and exponentials; vectors; algebra; graphs and curves; functions; numerical methods; trigonometry; differentiation; integration; sequences and series; proof
Mechanics: modeling in mechanics; vectors in mechanics; kinematics; momentum and collisions; circular motion; oscillations; force; dynamics; statics; work and energy
Statistics: data types; statistical diagrams and tables; statistical measures; probability; correlation and regression; probability distributions; sampling; hypothesis tests
Synopsis
From the bestselling name in study guides comes an indispensable new resource for serious students
Schaum's A-Z handbooks make excellent complements to course textbooks and test preparation guides. Ideal for ambitious high school seniors--especially AP students--and college freshmen, they feature concise, thoroughly cross-referenced definitions of hundreds of key terms and phrases that help students quickly break through the jargon barrier. Clear explanations of key concepts, supplemented with lucid illustrations, help build mastery of theory and provide a ready reference to supplement class work.
Each entry begins with a clear, one-sentence definition and is followed by an explanation and examples.
- A-to-Z format for ready reference
- Clear definitions and explanations, cross-referenced and enhanced with numerous worked examples and illustrations
- Extended explanations of more important concepts
- Review lists of entries that relate to main topics in the Appendix aid review
Synopsis
Schaum's A-Z handbooks make excellent complements to course textbooks and test preparation guides. Ideal for ambitious high school seniors--especially AP students--and college freshmen, they feature concise, thoroughly cross-referenced definitions of hundreds of key terms and phrases that help students quickly break through the jargon barrier. Clear explanations of key concepts, supplemented with lucid illustrations, help build mastery of theory and provide a ready reference to supplement classwork. Each entry begins with a clear, one-sentence definition and is followed by an explanation and examples.
Synopsis
Entries in this A-Z guide to the key terms in mathematics begin with a clear, one-sentence definition, followed by explanation and examples. The more important the term, the more detailed the entry to help answer examination questions.
About the Author
John Berry, Ted Graham, Jenny Sharp, and Elizabeth Berry are experienced examiners and educators.