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Precalculus

Precalculus - 2nd edition

Precalculus - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780321159366

ISBN10: 0321159365

Precalculus by Judith Beecher, Judith Penna and Marvin Bittinger - ISBN 9780321159366
Edition: 2ND 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Precalculus by Judith Beecher, Judith Penna and Marvin Bittinger - ISBN 9780321159366

ISBN13: 9780321159366

ISBN10: 0321159365

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Summary

The BPB team has created a book where the use of the graphing calculator is optional but visualizing the mathematics is not. By creating algebraic visual side-by-sides to solve various problems in the examples, the authors show students the relationship of the algebraic solution with the visual, often graphical, solution. In addition to helping students visualize the math with side-by-sides, the authors focus on helping students make the connection between x-intercepts, zeros, and solutions, both visually and algebraically.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

R. Basic Concepts of Algebra.
The Real-Number System.
Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of Operations.
Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of Polynomials.
Factoring.
Rational Expressions.
Radical Notation and Rational Exponents.

1. Graphs, Functions, and Models.
Introduction to Graphing.
Functions and Graphs.
Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications.
Equations of Lines and Modeling.
More on Functions.
The Algebra of Functions.
Symmetry and Transformations.

2. Functions, Equations, and Inequalities.
Linear Equations, Functions, and Models.
The Complex Numbers.
Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Models.
Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions.
More Equation Solving.
Solving Linear Inequalities.

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Polynomial Functions and Models.
Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor Theorems.
Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions.
Rational Functions.
Polynomial and Rational Inequalities.
Variation and Applications.

4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Inverse Functions.
Exponential Functions and Graphs.
Logarithmic Functions and Graphs.
Properties of Logarithmic Functions.
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations.
Applications and Models: Growth and Decay.

5. The Trigonometric Functions.
Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles.
Applications of Right Triangles.
Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle.
Radians, Arc Length, and Angular Speed.
Circular Functions: Graphs and Properties.
Graphs of Transformed Sine and Cosine Functions.

6. Trigonometric Identities, Inverse Functions, and Equations.
Identities: Pythagorean and Sum and Difference.
Identities: Cofunction, Double-Angle, and Half-Angle.
Proving Trigonometric Identities.
Inverses of the Trigonometric Functions.
Solving Trigonometric Equations.

7. Applications of Trigonometry.
The Law of Sines.
The Law of Cosines.
Complex Numbers: Trigonometric Form.
Polar Coordinates and Graphs.
Vectors and Applications.
Vector Operations.

8. Systems of Equations and Matrices.
Systems of Equations in Two Variables.
Systems of Equations in Three Variables.
Matrices and Systems of Equations.
Matrix Operations.
Inverses of Matrices.
Determinants and Cramer's Rule.
Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming.
Partial Fractions.

9. Conic Sections.
The Parabola.
The Circle and the Ellipse.
The Hyperbola.
Nonlinear Systems of Equations.

10. Sequences, Series, and Combinatorics.
Sequences and Series.
Arithmetic Sequences and Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
Mathematical Induction.
Combinatorics: Permutations.
Combinatorics: Combinations.
The Binomial Theorem.
Probability.

11 Appendix A.Basic Concepts from Geometry
12 Appendix B. Parametric Equations

Other Editions of Precalculus

Precalculus by Judith A. Beecher, Judith A. Penna and Marvin L. Bittinger - ISBN 9780321460066
Precalculus by Judith A. Beecher, Judith A. Penna and Marvin L. Bittinger - ISBN 9780201742442
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