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Algebra and Trigonometry

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ISBN-10: 0495013587

ISBN-13: 9780495013587

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Douglas Shaw, Redlin, Watson

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This carefully crafted learning resource helps students develop their problem-solving skills while reinforcing their understanding with detailed explanations, worked-out examples, and practice problems. Students will also find listings of key ideas to master. Each section of the main text has a corresponding section in the Study Guide.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 9.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Douglas Shaw has been working in the field of direct-response fundraising for over 30 years. During this time he found it necessary to gather wisdom from making mistakes. He decided he could be a help to board members of nonprofits by giving them a guidebook of best practices, to CEO's an insight into the complex world of development and to the development officer a set of rules that can guide them into the best practices of their craft without having to make all the mistakes that he and his colleagues have endured throughout their decades of service.The Rules of Fuindraising emanate from Shaw's own personal journey of being born into dire poverty to working with Presidents and Celebrities all for the good of fulfilling the missions of the hundreds of not-for-profit organizations.Shaw's commitment, in writing this book is to open the book on direct-response fundraising to any and all who want to learn to the fine art of fundraising by understanding the basic "rules" or tenets that exist and must be followed in order to be involved with a sucessful fundraising program. Nothing is held back, no secrets are reserved for higher paying customers. If followed, these rules of fundraising will revolutionize any organization's development program. "You don't have to be in direct mail to prize this volume. Doug has made a valuable contribution to the field and our profession. This book is a must. Get one for your desk, for quick reference, and for your library." --Jerold Panas, Executive Partner-Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners.

Prerequisites
Modeling the Real World
Real Numbers
Integer Exponents
Rational Exponents and Radicals
Algebraic Expressions
Factoring
Rational Expressions
Equations and Inequalities
Basic Equations
Modeling with Equations
Quadratic Equations
Complex Numbers
Other Types of Equations
Inequalities
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
Coordinates and Graphs
The Coordinate Plane
Graphs of Equations in Two Variables
Graphing Calculators; Solving Equations and Inequalities Graphically
Lines
Modeling Variation
Functions
What is a Function?
Graphs of Functions
Increasing and Decreasing Functions; Average Rate of Change
Transformations of Functions
Quadratic Functions; Maxima and Minima
Combining Functions
One-to-One Functions and Their Inverses
Polynomial and Rational Functions
Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
Dividing Polynomials
Real Zeros of Polynomials
Complex Zeros and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Rational Functions
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Laws of Logarithms
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Trigonometric Functions of Angles
Angle Measure
Trigonometry of Right Triangles
Trigonometric Functions of Angles
The Law of Sines
The Law of Cosines
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
The Unit Circle
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
Trigonometric Graphs
More Trigonometric Graphs
Modeling Harmonic Motion
Analytic Trigonometry
Trigonometric Identities
Addition and Subtraction Formulas
Double-Angle, Half-Angle, and Product-Sum Formulas
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Equations
Polar Coordinates and Vectors
Polar Coordinates
Graphs of Polar Equations
Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem
Vectors
The Dot Product
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Equations
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Linear Equations in Several Variables
Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices
The Algebra of Matrices
Inverses of Matrices and Matrix Equations
Determinants and Cramer's Rule
Partial Fractions
Systems of Inequalities
Analytic Geometry
Parabolas
Ellipses
Hyperbolas
Shifted Conics
Rotation of Axes
Polar Equations of Conics
Plane Curves and Parametric Equations
Sequences and Series
Sequences and Summation Notation
Arithmetic Sequences
Geometric Sequences
Mathematics of Finance
Mathematical Induction
The Binomial Theorem
Counting and Probability
Counting Principles
Permutations and Combinations
Probability
Binomial Probability
Expected Value