Precalculus Graphical, Numerical, Algebraic

ISBN-10: 0321356934
ISBN-13: 9780321356932
Edition: 7th 2007 (Revised)
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List price: $181.33
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1056
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

In this new edition of Precalculus, Seventh Edition, the authors encourage graphical, numerical, and algebraic modeling of functions as well as a focus on problem solving, conceptual understanding, and facility with technology. They responded to many helpful suggestions provided by students and teachers in order to create a book that is designed for instructors and written for students. As a result, we believe that the changes made in this edition make this the most effective precalculus text available today.

Real Numbers
Representing Real Numbers
Order and Interval Notation
Basic Properties of Algebra
Integer Exponents
Scientific Notation
Cartesian Coordinate System
Cartesian Plane
Absolute Value of a Real Number
Distance Formulas
Midpoint Formulas
Equations of Circles
Linear Equations and Inequalities
Solving Equations
Linear Equations in One Variable
Linear Inequalities in One Variable
Lines in the Plane
Slope of a Line
Point-Slope Form Equation of a Line
Slope-Intercept Form Equation of a Line
Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Applying Linear Equations in Two Variables
Solving Equations Graphically, Numerically, and Algebraically
Solving Equations Graphically
Solving Quadratic Equations
Approximating Solutions of Equations Graphically
Approximating Solutions of Equations Numerically with Tables
Solving Equations by Finding Intersections
Complex Numbers
Complex Numbers
Operations with Complex Numbers
Complex Conjugates and Division
Complex Solutions of Quadratic Equations
Solving Inequalities Algebraically and Graphically
Solving Absolute Value Inequalities
Solving Quadratic Inequalities
Approximating Solutions to Inequalities
Projectile Motion
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Functions and Graphs
Modeling and Equation Solving
Numerical Models
Algebraic Models
Graphical Models
The Zero Factor Property
Problem Solving
Grapher Failure and Hidden Behavior
A Word About Proof
Functions and Their Properties
Function Definition and Notation
Domain and Range
Increasing and Decreasing Functions
Local and Absolute Extrema
End Behavior
Twelve Basic Functions
What Graphs Can Tell Us
Twelve Basic Functions
Analyzing Functions Graphically
Building Functions from Functions
Combining Functions Algebraically
Composition of Functions
Relations and Implicitly Defined Functions
Parametric Relations and Inverses
Relations Defined Parametrically
Inverse Relations and Inverse Functions
Graphical Transformations
Vertical and Horizontal Translations
Reflections Across Axes
Vertical and Horizontal Stretches and Shrinks
Combining Transformations
Modeling With Functions
Functions from Formulas
Functions from Graphs
Functions from Verbal Descriptions
Functions from Data
Math at Work
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Polynomial, Power, and Rational Functions
Linear and Quadratic Functions and Modeling
Polynomial Functions
Linear Functions and Their Graphs
Average Rate of Change
Linear Correlation and Modeling
Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs
Applications of Quadratic Functions
Power Functions with Modeling
Power Functions and Variation
Monomial Functions and Their Graphs
Graphs of Power Functions
Modeling with Power Functions
Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree with Modeling
Graphs of Polynomial Functions
End Behavior of Polynomial Functions
Zeros of Polynomial Functions
Intermediate Value Theorem
Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions
Long Division and the Division Algorithm
Remainder and Factor Theorems
Synthetic Division
Rational Zeros Theorem
Upper and Lower Bounds
Complex Zeros and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Two Major Theorems
Complex Conjugate Zeros
Factoring with Real Number Coefficients
Graphs of Rational Functions
Rational Functions
Transformations of the Reciprocal Function
Limits and Asymptotes
Analyzing Graphs of Rational Functions
Exploring Relative Humidity
Solving Equations in One Variable
Solving Rational Equations
Extraneous Solutions
Solving Inequalities in One Variable
Polynomial Inequalities
Rational Inequalities
Other Inequalities
Math at Work
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Exponential, Logistic, and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential and Logistic Functions
Exponential Functions and Their Graphs
The Natural Base e
Logistic Functions and Their Graphs
Population Models
Exponential and Logistic Modeling
Constant Percentage Rate and Exponential Functions
Exponential Growth and Decay Models
Using Regression to Model Population
Other Logistic Models
Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs
Inverses of Exponential Functions
Common Logarithms-Base 10
Natural Logarithms-Base e
Graphs of Logarithmic Functions
Measuring Sound Using Decibels
Properties of Logarithmic Functions
Properties of Logarithms
Change of Base
Graphs of Logarithmic Functions with Base b
Re-expressing Data
Equation Solving and Modeling
Solving Exponential Equations
Solving Logarithmic Equations
Orders of Magnitude and Logarithmic Models
Newton's Law of Cooling
Logarithmic Re-expression
Mathematics of Finance
Interest Compounded Annually
Interest Compounded k Times per Year
Interest Compounded Continuously
Annual Percentage Yield
Annuities-Future Value
Loans and Mortgages-Present Value
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Trigonometric Functions
Angles and Their Measures
The Problem of Angular Measure
Degrees and Radians
Circular Arc Length
Angular and Linear Motion
Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Two Famous Triangles
Evaluating Trigonometric Functions with a Calculator
Common Calculator Errors When Evaluating Trig Functions
Applications of Right Triangle Trigonometry
Trigonometry Extended: The Circular Functions
Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
Periodic Functions
The 16-Point Unit Cricle
Graphs of Sine and Cosine: Sinusoids
The Basic Waves Revisited
Sinusoids and Transformations
Modeling Periodic Behavior with Sinusoids
Graphs of Tangent, Cotangent, Secant, and Cosecant
The Tangent Function
The Cotangent Function
The Secant Function
The Cosecant Function
Graphs of Composite Trigonometric Functions
Combining Trigonometric and Algebraic Functions
Sums and Differences of Sinusoids
Damped Oscillation
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Inverse Sine Function
Inverse Cosine and Tangent Functions
Composing Trigonometric and Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Applications of Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Solving Problems with Trigonometry
More Right Triangle Problems
Simple Harmonic Motion
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Analytic Trigonometry
Fundamental Identities
Basic Trigonometric Identities
Pythagorean Identities
Cofunction Identities
Odd-Even Identities
Simplifying Trigonometric Expressions
Solving Trigonometric Equations
Proving Trigonometric Identities
A Proof Strategy
Proving Identities
Disproving Non-Identities
Identities in Calculus
Sum and Difference Identities
Cosine of a Difference
Cosine of a Sum
Sine of a Difference or Sum
Tangent of a Difference or Sum
Verifying a Sinusoid Algebraically
Multiple-Angle Identities
Double-Angle Identities
Power-Reducing Identities
Half-Angle Identities
Solving Trigonometric Equations
The Law of Sines
Deriving the Law of Sines
Solving Triangles (AAS, ASA)
The Ambiguous Case (SSA)
The Law of Cosines
Deriving the Law of Cosines
Solving Triangles (SAS, SSS)
Triangle Area and Heron's Formula
Math at Work
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Applications of Trigonometry
Vectors in the Plane
Two-Dimensional Vectors
Vector Operations
Unit Vectors
Direction Angles
Applications of Vectors
Dot Product of Vectors
The Dot Product
Angle Between Vectors
Projecting One Vector onto Another
Parametric Equations and Motion
Parametric Equations
Parametric Curves
Eliminating the Parameter
Lines and Line Segments
Simulating Motion with a Grapher
Polar Coordinates
Polar Coordinate System
Coordinate Conversion
Equation Conversion
Finding Distance Using Polar Coordinates
Graphs of Polar Equations
Polar Curves and Parametric Curves
Analyzing Polar Graphs
Rose Curves
Limacon Curves
Other Polar Curves
De Moivre's Theorem and nth Roots
The Complex Plane
Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Complex Numbers
Powers of Complex Numbers
Roots of Complex Numbers
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Systems and Matrices
Solving Systems of Two Equations
The Method of Substitution
Solving Systems Graphically
The Method of Elimination
Matrix Algebra
Matrix Addition and Subtraction
Matrix Multiplication
Identity and Inverse Matrices
Determinant of a Square Matrix
Multivariate Linear Systems and Row Operations
Triangular Form for linear Systems
Gaussian Elimination
Elementary Row Operations and Row Echelon Form
Reduced Row Echelon Form
Solving Systems with Inverse Matrices
Partial Fractions
Partial Fraction Decomposition
Denominators with Linear Factors
Denominators with Irreducible Quadratic Factors
Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
Graph of an Inequality
Systems of Inequalities
Linear Programming
Math at Work
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Analytic Geometry in Two and Three Dimensions
Conic Sections and Parabolas
Conic Sections
Geometry of a Parabola
Translations of Parabolas
Reflective Property of a Parabola
Geometry of an Ellipse
Translations of Ellipses
Orbits and Eccentricity
Reflective Property of an Ellipse
Geometry of a Hyperbola
Translations of Hyperbolas
Eccentricity and Orbits
Reflective Property of a Hyperbola
Long-Range Navigation
Translation and Rotation of Axes
Second-Degree Equations in Two Variables
Translating Axes versus Translating Graphs
Rotation of Axes
Discriminant Test
Polar Equations of Conics
Eccentricity Revisited
Writing Polar Equations for Conics
Analyzing Polar Equations of Conics
Orbits Revisited
Three-Dimensional Cartesian Coordinate System
Three-Dimensional Cartesian Coordinates
Distance and Midpoint Formulas
Equation of a Sphere
Planes and Other Surfaces
Vectors in Space
Lines in Space
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Discrete Mathematics
Basic Combinatorics
Discrete Versus Continuous
The Importance of Counting
The Multiplication Principle of Counting
Subsets of an n-Set
The Binomial Theorem
Powers of Binomials
Pascal's Triangle
The Binomial Theorem
Factorial Identities
Sample Spaces and Probability Functions
Determining Probabilities
Venn Diagrams and Tree Diagrams
Conditional Probability
Binomial Distributions
Infinite Sequences
Limits of Infinite Sequences
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Sequences and Graphing Calculators
Summation Notation
Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Infinite Series
Convergence of Geometric Series
Mathematical Induction
The Tower of Hanoi Problem
Principle of Mathematical Induction
Induction and Deduction
Statistics and Data (Graphical)
Displaying Categorical Data
Frequency Tables
Time Plots
Statistics and Data (Algebraic)
Parameters and Statistics
Mean, Median, and Mode
The Five-Number Summary
Variance and Standard Deviation
Normal Distributions
Math at Work
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
An Introduction to Calculus: Limits, Derivatives, and Integrals
Limits and Motion: The Tangent Problem
Average Velocity
Instantaneous Velocity
Limits Revisited
The Connection to Tangent Lines
The Derivative
Limits and Motion: The Area Problem
Distance from a Constant Velocity
Distance from a Changing Velocity
Limits at Infinity
The Connection to Areas
The Definite Integral
More on Limits
A Little History
Defining a Limit Informally
Properties of Limits
Limits of Continuous Functions
One-sided and Two-sided Limits
Limits Involving Infinity
Numerical Derivatives and Integrals
Derivatives on a Calculator
Definite Integrals on a Calculator
Computing a Derivative from Data
Computing a Definite Integral from Data
Key Ideas
Review Exercises
Chapter Project
Algebra Review
Radicals and Rational Exponents
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Rationalizing the Denominator
Rational Exponents
Polynomials and Factoring
Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Polynomials
Special Products
Factoring Polynomials Using Special Products
Factoring Trinomials
Factoring by Grouping
Fractional Expressions
Domain of an Algebraic Expression
Reducing Rational Expressions
Operations with Rational Expressions
Compound Rational Expressions
Key Formulas
Formulas from Algebra
Radicals and Rational Expressions
Special Products
Factoring Polynomials
Quadratic Formula
Arithmetic Sequences and Series
Geometric Sequences and Series
Binomial Coefficient
Binomial Theorem
Formulas from Geometry
Sector of Circle
Right Circular Cone
Right Circular Cylinder
Right Triangle
Circular Ring
Formulas from Trigonometry
Angular Measure
Reciprocal Identities
Quotient Identities
Pythagorean Identities
Odd-Even Identities
Sum and Difference Identities
Cofunction Identities
Double-Angle Identities
Power-Reducing Identities
Half-Angle Identities
Trigonometric Form of a Complex Number
De Moivre's Theorem
Formulas from Analytic Geometry
Basic Formulas
Equations of a Line
Equation of a Circle
Parabolas with Vertex (h, k)
Ellipses with Center (h, k) and a > b > 0
Hyperbolas with Center (h, k)
Gallery of Basic Functions
Logic: An Introduction
Compound Statements
Conditionals and Biconditionals
Forms of Statements
Valid Reasoning
Selected Answers
Applications Index

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