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Contemporary College Algebra and Trigonometry A Graphing Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534466656

ISBN-13: 9780534466657

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas W. Hungerford

List price: $311.95
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Succeed in math with CONTEMPORARY COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY: A GRAPHING APPROACH with accompanying technology! With a student-friendly writing style, thorough integration of the graphing calculator, and the use of real data in examples and exercises, this mathematics text provides you with the tools you need to get a good grade. Studying is made easy with tools such as iLrn and vMentor, that provide you with live online tutoring, Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM with MathCue, and the Book Companion Website featuring online graphing calculator resources.
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Book details

List price: $311.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 10/7/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.532

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).

Algebra Review
The Real Number System
Special Topics: Decimal Representation of Real Numbers
Integral Exponents
Roots, Radicals, and Rational Exponents
Rational Expressions
Graphs, Lines, and Technology
The Coordinate Plane
Graphs and Graphing Technology
Linear Models
Equations and Inequalities
First-Degree Equations and Applications
Special Topics: Variation
Quadratic Equations and Applications
Solving Equations Graphically and Numerically
Polynomial, Radical, and Absolute Value Equations
Linear Inequalities
Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
Functions and Graphs
Functional Notation
Graphs of Functions
Special Topics: Parametric Graphing
Graphs and Transformations
Special Topics: Symmetry
Operations on Functions
Rates of Change
Special Topics: Instantaneous Rates of Change
Polynomial and Rational Functions
Quadratic Functions and Models
Polynomial Functions and Roots
Special Topics: Synthetic Division
Graphs of Polynomial Functions
Special Topics: Optimization Applications
Polynomial Models
Rational Functions
Special Topics: Other Rational Functions
Complex Numbers
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
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
Exponential, Logarithmic, and Other Models
Inverse Functions
Systems of Equations
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Special Topics: Systems of Nonlinear Equations
Large Systems of Linear Equations
Matrix Solution Methods
Matrix Methods for Square Systems
Special Topics: Matrix Algebra
Systems of Linear Inequalities
Introduction to Linear Programming
Discrete Algebra
Sequences and Sums
Arithmetic Sequences
Geometric Sequences
Special Topics: Infinite Series
The Binomial Theorem
Permutations and Combinations
Special Topics: Distinguishable Permutations
Introduction to Probability
Mathematical Induction
Analytic Geometry
Circles and Ellipses
Special Topics: Rotations and Second-Degree Equations
Triangle Trigonometry
Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles
Trigonometric Functions of Angles
Applications of Right Triangle Trigonometry
The Law of Cosines
The Law of Sines
Special Topics: The Area of a Triangle
Trigonometric Functions
Angles and Radian Measure
Special Topics: Arc Length and Angular Speed
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
Trigonometric Identities and Equations
Basic Identities and Proofs
Addition and Subtraction Identities
Other Identities
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Equations
Special Topics: Other Solution Methods for Trigonometric Equations
Applications of Trigonometry
Plane Curves and Parametric Equations
Polar Coordinates
The Complex Plane and Polar Form for Complex Numbers
DeMoivre's Theorem and nth Roots of Complex Numbers
Vectors in the Plane
Discovery Project 12
Geometry Review Appendix
Program Appendix