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CliffsQuickReview Trigonometry provides you with all you need to know to understand the basic concepts of trigonometry — whether you need a supplement to your textbook and classes or an at-a-glance reference. Trigonometry isn't just measuring angles; it has many applications in the real world, such as in navigation, surveying, construction, and many other branches of science, including mathematics and physics. As you work your way through this review, you'll be ready to tackle such concepts as
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- Graphs and trigonometric identities
- Vectors, polar coordinates, and complex numbers
- Inverse functions and equations
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CliffsQuickReviewTrigonometry mirrors the curriculum for a typical trigonometry course, which includes trigonometric functions, trigonometry of triangles, trigonometric identities, vectors, polar coordinates, and complex numbers. And, like all CliffsQuickReview books, it includes concise, focused review on introductory-level courses, tear-out pocket guide that highlights fundamental concepts, easy-to-navigate design, self-tests and exercises, resource center for recommendations for more books and more! In short, this is the ultimate supplement for studying Trigonometry-compact, portable, and crammed with everything you need to succeed.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Trigonometric Functions.
Chapter 2: Trigonometry of Triangles.
Chapter 3: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions.
Chapter 4: Trigonometric Identities.
Chapter 5: Vectors.
Chapter 6: Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers.
Chapter 7: Inverse Functions and Equations.
Chapter 8: Additional Topics.
CQR Resource Center.