Precalculus : a selfteaching guide
/ Steve Slavin & Ginny Crisonino
Ebook

John Wiley & Sons

2001
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Description 
1 online resource (vi, 216 pages) : illustrations.

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Includes index.

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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Print version record.

Contents 
Basics: Exponents  Polynomials  Rational exponents and radicals  Factoring  Basic geometry  Applications  Functions: Definition of a function  Operations on functions  Composite functions  Inverse functions  Graphs of functions: Intercepts  Slope of a straight line  Writing the equation of a straight line  Graphs of linear functions  Graphs of quadratic functions  Graphs of polynomial functions of degree 3 and higher  Asymptotes  Oblique asymptotes and graphs of rational functions  Exponential and logarithmic functions: Exponential functions  Logarithmic functions  Properties of logarithmic functions  Solving logarithmic equations  Applications  Trigonometry: Angles and their measure  Righttriangle trigonometry  Trigonometric functions of any angle  Graphs of the basic trigonometric functions  Inverse trigonometric functions  Applications  Analytic trigonometry: Using fundamental identities  Verifying trigonometric identities  Solving trigonometric equations  Sum and difference formulas  Multipleangle and producttosum formulas  Additional topics in trigonometry: Law of sines  Law of cosines  Area of a triangle  Miscellaneous topics: Solving systems of inequalities and linear programming  Partial fraction decomposition.

Summary 
This selfteaching guide includes an algebra review and complete coverage of exponential functions, log functions, and trigonometry. The book also features frequent selftests and exercises.

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Print version: Slavin, Stephen L. Precalculus. New York : John Wiley & Sons, ©2001 0471378232
