Basic Technical Mathematics

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-02
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This tried-and-true text from Allyn Washington preserves the author's highly regarded approach to technical math, while enhancing the integration of technology. Appropriate for a two- or three-semester course, BASIC TECHNICAL MATHEMATICSshows how algebra and trigonometry are used on the job. It addresses a vast number of technologies including aeronautics, construction, energy, environmental, electronics, computer design, automotive, fire science and more! Known for its exceptional problem sets and applied material, the book offers practice exercises, writing exercises, word problems, and practice tests. This edition features more technical applications, over 1300 new exercises, additional graphing calculator screens and the innovative MyLab websites.

Table of Contents

1.      Basic Algebraic Operations

2.      Geometry

3.      Functions and Graphs

4.      The Trigonometric Functions

5.      Systems of Linear Equations; Determinants

6.      Factoring and Fractions

7.       Quadratic Equations

8.      Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle

9.      Vectors and Oblique Triangles

10.  Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions

11.  Exponents and Radicals

12.  Complex Numbers

13.  Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

14.  Additional Types of Equations and Systems of Equations

15.  Equations of Higher Degree

16.  Matrices

17.  Inequalities

18.  Variation

19.  Sequences and the Binomial Theorem

20.  Additional Topics in Trigonometry

21.  Plane Analytic Geometry

22.  Introduction to Statistics


Supplementary Topics

Appendix A: Study Aids

Appendix B: Units of Measurement: The Metric System

Appendix C: The Graphing Calculator

Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises

Solutions to Practice Test problems

Index of Applications

Index of Writing Exercises

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