Summary: With a visual, graphical approach that emphasizes connections among concepts, this text helps students make the most of their study time. The authors show how different mathematical ideas are tied together through their zeros, solutions, and x-intercepts theme; side-by-side algebraic and graphical solutions; calculator screens; and examples and exercises. By continually reinforcing the connections among various mathematical concepts as well as different solution methods
, the authors lead students to the ultimate goal of mastery and success in class.
Summary: With a visual, graphical approach that emphasizes connections among concepts, this text helps students make the most of their study time. The authors show how different mathematical ideas are tied together through their zeros, solutions, and x-intercepts theme; side-by-side algebraic and graphical solutions; calculator screens; and examples and exercises. By continually reinforcing the connections among various mathematical concepts as well as different solution methods, the authors lead students to the ultimate goal of mastery and success in class. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc. Published: 07/28/2005 International: No
View Table of Contents
Chapter R: Basic Concepts of Algebra
R.1 The Real-Number System R.2 Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of Operations R.3 Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of Polynomials R.4 Factoring R.5 Rational Expressions R.6 Radical Notation and Rational Exponents R.7 The Basics of Equation Solving
Chapter 1: Graphs, Functions, and Models
1.1 Introduction to Graphing 1.2 Functions and Graphs 1.3 Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications 1.4 Equations of Lines and Modeling 1.5 More on Functions 1.6 The Algebra of Functions 1.7 Symmetry and Transformations
Chapter 2: Functions, Equations, and Inequalities
2.1 Linear Equations, Functions, and Models 2.2 The Complex Numbers 2.3 Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Models 2.4 Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions 2.5 More Equation Solving 2.6 Solving Linear Inequalities
Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
3.1 Polynomial Functions and Models 3.2 Graphing Polynomial Functions 3.3 Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor Theorems 3.4 Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions 3.5 Rational Functions 3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities 3.7 Variation and Applications
Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4.1 Inverse Functions 4.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs 4.3 Logarithmic Functions and Graphs 4.4 Properties of Logarithmic Functions 4.5 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 4.6 Applications and Models: Growth and Decay; Compound Interest
Chapter 5: The Trigonometric Functions
5.1 Trigonometric Function of Acute Angles 5.2 Applications of Right Triangles 5.3 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 5.4 Radians, Arc Length, and Angular Speed 5.5 Circular Functions: Graphs and Properties 5.6 Graphs of Transformed Sine and Cosine Functions
Chapter 6: Trigonometric Identities, Inverse Functions, and Equations
6.1 Identities: Pythagorean and Sum and Difference 6.2 Identities: Cofunction, Double-Angle, and Half-Angle 6.3 Proving Trigonometric Identities 6.4 Inverses of the Trigonometric Functions 6.5 Solving Trigonometric Equations
Chapter 7: Applications of Trigonometry
7.1 The Law of Sines 7.2 The Law of Cosines 7.3 Complex Numbers: Trigonometric Form 7.4 Polar Coordinates and Graphs 7.5 Vectors and Applications 7.6 Vector Operations
Chapter 8: Systems of Equations and Matrices
8.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables 8.2 Systems of Equations in Three Variables 8.3 Matrices and Systems of Equations 8.4 Matrix Operations 8.5 Inverses of Matrices 8.6 Determinants and Cramer's Rule 8.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming 8.8 Partial Fractions
Chapter 9: Analytic Geometry Topics
9.1 The Parabola 9.2 The Circle and the Ellipse 9.3 The Hyperbola 9.4 Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalities 9.5 Rotation of Axes 9.6 Polar Equations of Conics 9.7 Parametric Equations
Chapter 10: Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics
10.1 Sequences and Series 10.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series 10.3 Geometric Sequences and Series 10.4 Mathematical Induction 10.5 Combinatorics: Permutations 10.6 Combinatorics: Combinations 10.7 The Binomial Theorem 10.8 Probability
Barnes & Noble.com Various Shipping Locations, USA
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$16.82 +$3.99 s/h
One Planet Books Columbia, MO
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/AOP/PO Boxes). NEW book
$139.99 +$3.99 s/h
GreatBookPrices Westminster, MD
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$140.00 +$3.99 s/h
Textbookcenter.com Columbia, MO
Ships same day or next business day! UPS(AK/HI Priority Mail)/ NEW book
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.