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ISBN-10: 0534403921

ISBN-13: 9780534403928

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Charles P. McKeague, Mark Turner

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This text provides students with a solid understanding of the definitions and principles of trigonometry and their application to problem solving. Identities are introduced early in Chapter 1. They are reviewed often and are then covered in more detail in Chapter 5. Also, exact values of the trigonometric functions are emphasized throughout the textbook. There are numerous calculator notes placed throughout the text.
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List price: $336.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 12/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Charles P. "Pat" McKeague earned his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and his M.S. in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. A well-known author and respected educator, he is a full-time writer and a part-time instructor at Cuesta College. He has published twelve textbooks in mathematics covering a range of topics from basic mathematics to trigonometry. An active member of the mathematics community, Professor McKeague is a popular speaker at regional conferences, including the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas…    

The Six Trigonometric Functions
Angles, Degrees, and Special Triangles
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Definition I: Trigonometric Functions
Introduction to Identities
More on Identities
Group Project
Research Project
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Definition II: Right Triangle Trigonometry
Calculators and Trigonometric Functions of an Acute Angle
Solving Right Triangles
Vectors: A Geometric Approach
Group Project
Research Project
Radian Measure
Reference Angle
Radians and Degrees
Definition III: Circular Functions
Arc Length and Area of a Sector
Group Project
Research Project
Graphing And Inverse Functions
Basic Graphs and Amplitude
Period, Reflection, and Vertical Translation
Phase Shift
Finding an Equation from Its Graph
Graphing Combinations of Functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Group Project
Research Project
Identities And Formulas
Proving Identities
Sum and Difference Formulas
Double-Angle Formulas
Half-Angle Formulas
Additional Identities
Group Project
Research Project
Solving Trigonometric Equations
More on Trigonometric Equations
Trigonometric Equations Involving Multiple Angles
Parametric Equations and Further Graphing
Group Project
Research Project
The Law of Sines
The Ambiguous Case
The Law of Cosines
The Area of a Triangle
Vectors: An Algebraic Approach
Vectors: The Dot Product
Group Project
Research Project
Complex Numbers And Polar Coordinates
Complex Numbers
Trigonometric Form for Complex Numbers
Products and Quotients in Trigonometric Form
Roots of a Complex Number
Polar Coordinates
Equations in Polar Coordinates and Their Graphs
Group Project
Research Project
Review of Functions
Introduction to Functions
The Inverse of a Function
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithms Are Exponents
Properties of Logarithms
Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms
Exponential Equations and Change of Base
Answers to Odd Numbered Exercises and Chapter Tests