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Essentials of Trigonometry

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ISBN-10: 0534494234

ISBN-13: 9780534494230

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Karl J. Smith

List price: $205.95
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Intended for the freshman market, this book is known for its student-friendly approach. It starts with the right angle definition, and applications involving the solution of right triangles, to help students investigate and understand the trigonometric functions, their graphs, their relationships to one another, and ways in which they can be used in a variety of real-world applications. The book is not dependent upon a graphing calculator.
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Book details

List price: $205.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/14/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Karl Smith is professor emeritus at Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, California. He has written over 36 mathematics textbooks and believes that students can learn mathematics if it is presented to them through the use of concrete examples designed to develop original thinking, abstraction, and problem-solving skills. Over one million students have learned mathematics from Karl Smith's textbooks.

Right-Angle Trigonometry
Angles and Degree Measure
Similar Triangles
Trigonometric Ratios
Right Angle Triangle Applications
Angles and Arc Length
Trigonometric Functions
Radian Measure
Trigonometric Functions on a Unit Circle
Fundamental Identities
Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
Graphs Of Trigonometric Functions
Graphs of the Standard Trigonometric Functions
General Cosine, Sine, and Tangent Curves
Trigonometric Graphs
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1-3
Trigonometric Equations And Identities
Trigonometric Equations
Trigonometric Identities
Addition Laws
Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities
Product and Sum Identities
Oblique Triangles And Vectors
Law of Cosines
Law of Sines
Areas and Volumes
Vector Triangles
Vector Operations
Complex Numbers And Polar-Form Graphing
The Imaginary Unit and Complex Numbers
De Moivre's Theorem
Polar Coordinates
Graphing Polar Coordinates
Cumulative Review: Chapters 4-6
Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Exponential Equations
Logarithmic Equations
Hyperbolic Functions
Appendixes
Calculators
accuracy And Rounding
Review Of Algebra
Review Of Geometry
Selected Answers
Index