9780764563898

CliffsQuickReview Trigonometry

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    9780764563898

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    0764563890

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-15
  • Publisher: Cliffs Notes
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Summary

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.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 Trigonometric functions, such as sines and cosines Graphs and trigonometric identities Vectors, polar coordinates, and complex numbers Inverse functions and equationsYou can use CliffsQuickReview Trigonometry in any way that fits your personal style for study and review - you decide what works best with your needs. You can read the book from cover to cover or just look for the information you want and put it back on the shelf for later. Here are just a few ways you can search for topics: Use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information Get a glimpse of what you'll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter Use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know Test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center Use the glossary to find key terms fastWith titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

Author Biography

Dave Kay is a writer, engineer, and aspiring naturalist and artist, combining professions with the same effectiveness as his favorite business establishment, Acton Muffler, Brake, and Ice Cream (now defunct). Dave has written more than a dozen computer books, by himself or with friends. His titles include various editions of Microsoft Works For Windows For Dummies, WordPerfect For Windows For Dummies, Graphics File Formats, and The Internet Complete Reference.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(1)
Why You Need This Book
1(1)
How to Use This Book
1(1)
Visit Our Web Site
2(1)
Trigonometric Functions
3(19)
Angles
4(5)
Functions of Acute Angles
9(4)
Functions of General Angles
13(5)
Tables of Trigonometric Functions
18(4)
Trigonometry of Triangles
22(29)
Solving Right Triangles
22(5)
Law of Cosines
27(4)
Law of Sines
31(6)
Solving General Triangles
37(8)
Areas of Triangles
45(6)
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
51(28)
Radians
51(5)
Circular Functions
56(4)
Periodic and Symmetric Trigonometric Functions
60(4)
Graphs of the Sine and Cosine
64(6)
Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions
70(6)
Graphs of Special Trigonometric Functions
76(3)
Trigonometric Identities
79(20)
Fundamental Identities
79(4)
Addition Identities
83(4)
Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities
87(4)
Tangent Identities
91(4)
Product-Sum and Sum-Product Identities
95(4)
Vectors
99(14)
Vector Operations
99(6)
Vectors in the Rectangular Coordinate System
105(8)
Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
113(14)
Polar Coordinates
113(6)
Geometry of Complex Numbers
119(3)
De Moivre's Theorem
122(5)
Inverse Functions and Equations
127(13)
Inverse Cosine and Inverse Sine
127(5)
Other Inverse Trigonometric Functions
132(5)
Trigonometric Equations
137(3)
Additional Topics
140(8)
The Expression M sin Bt + N cos Bt
140(3)
Uniform Circular Motion
143(3)
Simple Harmonic Motion
146(2)
CQR Review 148(6)
CQR Resource Center 154(2)
Glossary 156(5)
Index 161

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