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Precalculus Functions and Graphs

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ISBN-10: 0534999905

ISBN-13: 9780534999902

Edition: 10th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Earl Swokowski, Jeffery A. Cole

List price: $259.95
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This latest edition in the highly respected Swokowski/Cole precalculus series retains the elements that have made it so popular with instructors and students alike: its exposition is clear, the time-tested exercise sets feature a variety of applications, its uncluttered layout is appealing, and the difficulty level of problems is appropriate and consistent. Mathematically sound, PRECALCULUS: FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS, Tenth Edition, effectively prepares students for further courses in mathematics through its excellent, time-tested problem sets. This edition has been improved in many respects including the addition of technology inserts with specific keystrokes for the TI-83 Plus and the TI-86,…    
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Book details

List price: $259.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 12/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.872
Language: English

Earl Swokowski authored multiple editions of numerous successful textbooks, including CALCULUS; CALCULUS OF A SINGLE VARIABLE; FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE ALGEBRA; and PRECALCULUS: FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS, all published by Cengage Learning Brooks/Cole.

Jeffery A. Cole has been teaching mathematics and computer science at Anoka-Ramsey Community College since fall 1981. He started working on the Swokowski series of precalculus texts in 1985 as an ancillary author, and has been a co-author since 1991. His contribution to the Swokowski texts also includes joining the revision team of the calculus text in 1989.

Topics From Algebra
Real Numbers
Exponents and Radicals
Algebraic Expressions
Equations
Complex Numbers
Inequalities
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Graphs and Functions
Rectangular Coordinate Systems
Graphs of Equations
Lines
Definition of Function
Graphs of Functions
Quadratic Functions
Operations on Functions
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Polynomial and Rational Functions
Polynomial Functions of Degree Greater Than
Properties of Division
Zeros of Polynomials
Complex and Rational Zeros of Polynomials
Rational Functions
Variation
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions
Inverse Functions
Exponential Functions
The Natural Exponential Function
Logarithmic Functions
Properties of Logarithms
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Trigonometric Functions
Angles
Trigonometric Functions of Angles
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers
Values of the Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Graphs
Additional Trigonometric Graphs
Applied Problems
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Analytic Trigonometry
Verifying Trigonometric Identities
Trigonometric Equations
The Additions and Subtraction of Formulas
Multiple-Angle Formulas
Product-To-Sum and Sum-To-Product Formulas
The Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Applications of Trigonometry
The Law of Sines
The Law of Cosines
Vectors
The Dot Product
Trigonometric Form for Complex Numbers
De Moivre's Theorem and nth Roots of Complex Numbers
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Equations
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Inequalities
Linear Programming
Systems of Linear Equations in More Than Two Variables
The Algebra of Matrices
The Inverse of a Matrix
Determinants
Properties of Determinants
Partial Fractions
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Sequences, Series, and Probability
Infinite Sequences and Summation Notation
Arithmetic Sequences
Geometric Sequences
Mathematical Induction
The Binomial Theorem
Permutations
Distinguishable Permutations and Combinations
Probability
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises
Topics from Analytical Geometry
Parabolas
Ellipses
Hyperbolas
Plane Curves and Parametric Equations
Polar Coordinates
Polar Equations of Conics
Review Exercises
Discussion Exercises