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Contemporary Trigonometry A Graphing Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534466389

ISBN-13: 9780534466381

Edition: 2006

Authors: Thomas W. Hungerford

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CONTEMPORARY TRIGONOMETRY completes Thomas Hungerford's renowned series of precalculus texts. His texts are well respected for their thorough integration of the graphing calculator, clear writing, and outstanding applications problems. Many adopters praise his use of real data in examples and exercises, and they appreciate the flexibility of his books' organization. This new text is accompanied by an outstanding array of innovative supplements that facilitate teaching and enhance learning, such as iLrn--a robust suite of online course management, testing, and tutorial resources for instructor and student, with vMentor live online tutoring. The text also includes the free Interactive Video…    
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Book details

List price: $299.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/24/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Thomas W. Hungerford received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has taught at the University of Washington and at Cleveland State University, and is now at St. Louis University. His research fields are algebra and mathematics education. He is the author of many notable books for undergraduate and graduate level courses. In addition to ABSTRACT ALGEBRA: AN INTRODUCTION, these include: ALGEBRA (Springer, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, #73. 1974); MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS, Tenth Edition (Pearson, 2011; with M. Lial and J. Holcomb); and CONTEMPORARY PRECALCULUS, Fifth Edition (Cengage, 2009; with D. Shaw).

Preliminaries
The Real Number System and equations
The coordinate plane
Graphs, technology, and equation solving
Functions
Graphs of functions
Graphs and transformations Chapter 0 Review
Discovery Project 0
Triangle Trigonometry
Trigonometric Functions of acute angles
Trigonometric functions of angles
Applications of right triangle trigonometry
Law of Cosines
Law of Sines Chapter 1 Review
Discovery Project 1
Trigonometric Functions
Angles and Radian measure
Special Topics: Arc length and angular speed
The sine, cosine, and tangent functions
The sine, cosine, and tangent functions
Algebra and identities
Basic graphs
Periodic graphs and simple harmonic motion
Special Topics: Other trigonometric graphs
Other trigonometric functions
Chapter 2 Review
Discovery Project 2
Trigonometric Identities and Equations
Basic identities and proofs
Addition and subtraction identities
Special Topics: Lines and Angles
Other Identities
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Equations
Special Topics: Other solution methods for trigonometric equations
Chapter 3 Review
Discovery Project 3
Applications of Trigonometry
Complex numbers
The complex plane and polar form for complex numbers
DeMoivre's Theorem and the nth roots of complex numbers
Vectors in the plane
The dot product
Chapter 4 Review
Discovery Project 4
Analytic Geometry and Trigonometry
Circles and ellipses
Hyperbolas
Parabolas
Rotations and second-degree equations
Special Topics: Rotation of axes
Plane curves and parametric equations
Polar coordinates
Polar equations of conics
Chapter 5 Review
Discovery Project 5
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential functions
Applications of exponential functions
Common and natural logarithmic functions
Properties of logarithms
Special Topics: Logarithms to other bases
Solving exponential and logarithmic equations algebraically
Chapter 6 Review
Discovery Project
Appendix
Geometry Review