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A proven motivator for readers of diverse mathematical backgrounds, this book explores mathematics within the context of real life using understandable, realistic applications consistent with the abilities of most readers.Graphing techniques are emphasized, including a thorough discussion of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and conics. Chapter topics include Functions and Their Graphs; Trigonometric Functions; Analytic Trigonometry; Analytic Geometry; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; and more.For anyone interested in trigonometry.
Table of Contents
|Graphs and Functions|
|The Distance and Midpoint Formulas|
|Graphs of Equations; Circles|
|Functions and Their Graph|
|Properties of Functions|
|Library of Functions; Piecewise-defined Functions|
|Graphing Techniques: Transformations|
|One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Angles and Their Measure|
|Trigonometric Functions: Unit Circle Approach|
|Properties of the Trigonometric Functions|
|Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions|
|Graphs of the Tangent, Cotangent, Cosecant, and Secant Functions|
|Phase Shift; Sinusoidal Curve Fitting Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|The Inverse Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions|
|The Inverse Trigonometric Functions (continued)|
|Sum and Difference Formulas|
|Double-Angle and Half-Angle Formulas|
|Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas|
|Trigonometric Equations (I)|
|Trigonometric Equations (II) Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Applications of Trigonometric Functions|
|Applications Involving Right Triangles|
|Law of Sines|
|Law of Cosines|
|Area of a Triangle|
|Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Motion; Combining Waves Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Polar Coordinates; Vectors|
|Polar Equations and Graphs|
|The Complex Plane; DeMoivres Theorem|
|The Dot Product|
|Vectors in Space|
|The Cross Product Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Rotation of Axes; General Form of a Conic|
|Polar Equations of Conics|
|Plane Curves and Parametric Equations Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Exponential and Logarithmic Functions|
|Properties of Logarithms|
|Logarithmic and Exponential Equations|
|Exponential Growth and Decay Models; Newtons Law; Logistic Growth and Decay Models|
|Building Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Functions from Data Chapter Review Chapter Test Cumulative Review Chapter Projects|
|Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System|
|Interval Notation; Solving Inequalities|
|nth Roots; Rational Exponents; Radical Equations|
|Building Linear Functions from Data|
|The Viewing Rectangle|
|Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Equations|
|Using a Graphing Utility to Locate Intercepts and Check for Symmetry|
|Using a Graphing Utility to Solve Equations|
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