Synopses & Reviews
- Perfect for high-school seniors and college freshman
- Covers the fundamentals of basic college mathematics
- Reflects the newest curriculum
- Over 1500 solved problems
Use with these courses:
- College Algebra
- Trigonometry
- Discrete Mathematics
- Pre-Calculus
- Calculus
- Introduction to Mathematic Modeling
SCHAUM'S OUTLINES
OVER 30 MILLION SOLD
Master the fundamentals of College Mathematics with Schaum's--the high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams and projects!
Students love Schaum's Outlines because they produce results. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable study guides.
Get the edge on your classmates. Use Schaum's!
If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:
- Use detailed examples to solve problems
- Brush up before tests
- Find answers fast
- Study quickly and more effectively
- Get the big picture without poring over lengthy textbooks
Schaum's Outlines give you the information your teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format--without overwhelming you with unnecessary jargon. You get a complete overview of the subject. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's let you study at your own pace and remind you of all the important facts you need to remember--fast! And Schaum's are so complete, they're perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams.
Inside, you will find:
- Complete coverage of the basics in Algebra, Trigonometry, Discrete Mathematics, and Calculus
- Practical usage of mathematical modeling
- Introduction to the graphing and scientific calculators
- Over 1500 fully solved problems, and 1500 additional practice problems
- Easy-to-understand language perfect for test review!
If you want top grades and a thorough understanding of College Mathematics, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!
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Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists
Basic Mathematics for Electricity and Electronics, 2nd Ed.
Basic Mathematics with Applications to Science and Technology, 2nd Ed.
Beginning Calculus, 2nd Ed.
Beginning Linear Algebra
Beginning Statistics
Boolean Algebra and Switching Circuits
Calculus, 4th Ed.
Calculus of Finite Differences and Difference Equations
College Algebra, 2nd Ed.
Combinatorics
Complex Variables
Differential Equations, 2nd Ed.
Differential Geometry
Discrete Mathematics, 2nd Ed.
Elementary Algebra, 2nd Ed.
Elements of Statistics I: Descriptive Statistics and Probability
Elements of Statistics II: Inferential Statistics
Finite Mathematics, 2nd Ed.
Fourier Analysis
General Topology
Geometry, 3rd Ed.
Graph Theory
Group Theory
Intermediate Algebra
Introduction to Mathematical Economics, 3rd ed.
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Laplace Transformers
Linear Algebra, 3rd Ed.
Mathematical Handbook of Formulas and Tables, 2nd Ed.
Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics
Matrix Operations
Modern Abstract Algebra
Numerical Analysis, 2nd Ed.
Partial Differential Equations
Precalculus
Probability and Statistics, 2nd Ed.
Review of Elementary Mathematics, 2nd Ed.
Set Theory and Related Topics, 2nd Ed.
Statistics, 3rd Ed.
Tensor Calculus
Trigonometry, 3rd Ed.
Vector Analysis
Understanding Calculus Concepts
Synopsis
Master college mathematics with Schaum'sthe high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams! Students love Schaum's Outlines because they produce results. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable study guides. Get the edge on your classmates. Use Schaum's!
If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:
- Brush up before tests
- Find answers fast
- Study quickly and more effectively
- Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks
Schaum's Outlines give you the information teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct formatwithout overwhelming you with unnecessary details. You get a complete overview of the subject. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's lets you study at your own pace and reminds you of all the important facts you need to rememberfast! And Schaum's are so complete, they're perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams.
Inside, you will find:
- 1583 detailed problems with step-by-step solutions
- A clear, concise survey of all of college math, from algebra through discrete mathematics and permutations
- Help with algebraic methods, functions, logarithms, series, polynomials, and more
- A solved-problem approach that teaches you with hands-on help
- Exercises for improving your problem-solving skills
If you want top grades and thorough understanding of college mathematics, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!
Chapters include:
Part I:
- Algebra
- The Number System of Algebra
- Elements of Algebra
- Functions
- Functions and Loci
- The Linear Equation
- Simultaneous Linear Equations
- Quadratic Functions and Equations
- Inequalities
- The Locus of an Equation
- Simultaneous Equations Involving Quadratics
- Logarithms
- Power, Exponential and Logarithmic Curves
- Polynomial Equations, Rational Roots, Irrational Roots of Polynomial Equations
- Graphs of Polynomials
Part II:
- Topics in Discrete Mathematics
- Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions
- Infinite Geometric Series
- Mathematical Induction
- The Binomial Theorem
- Permutations
Synopsis
An ideal course text or supplement for the many underprepared students enrolled in the required freshman college math course, this revision of the highly successful outline (more than 348,000 copies sold to date) has been updated to reflect the many recent changes in the curriculum. Based on Schaum's critically acclaimed pedagogy of concise theory illustrated by solved problems,
Schaum's Outline of College Mathematics features:
- Mathematical modeling throughout
- Modernized graphs
- Graphing and scientific calculator coverage
- More than 1,500 fully solved problems
- Another 1,500 supplementary problems
- And much more
About the Author
Philip Schmidt, Ph.D. was the associate provost of Berea College, with the academic rank of professor of mathematics. He is the author of several Schaum's Outline titles.
Table of Contents
Elements of Algebra
Functions
Graphs of Functions
Linear Equations
Simultaneous Linear Equations
Quadratic Functions and Equations
Inequalities
Locus of an Equation
The Straight Line
Families of Straight Lines
The Circle
Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions
Infinite Geometric Series
Mathematical Induction
The Binomial Theorem
Permutations
Combinations
Probability
Determinants of Order Two and Three
Determinants of Order n
Systems of Linear Equations
Introduction to Transformational Geometry
Angles and Arc Length
Trigonometric Functions of a General Angle
Trigonometric Functions of an Acute Angle
Reduction to Functions of Positive Acute Angles
Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions
Fundamental Trigonometric Relations and Identities
Trigonometric Functions of Two Angles
Sum, Difference, and Product Trigonometric Formulas
Oblique Triangles
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Equations
Complex Numbers
The Conic Sections
Transformations of Coordinate
Points in Space
Simultaneous Quadratic Equations
Logarithms
Power, Exponential, and Logarithmic Curves
Polynomial Equations, Rational Roots
Irrational Roots of Polynomial Equations
Graphs of Polynomials
Parametric Equations
The Derivative
Differentiation of Algebraic Expressions
Applications of Derivatives
Integration
Infinite Sequences
Infinite Series
Power Series
Polar Coordinates
Introduction to the Graphing Calculator
The Number System of Algebra
Mathematical Modeling