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Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies

Sterling, Mary Jane


3. Auflage Mai 2019
368 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-50880-9
John Wiley & Sons

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Get a handle on pre-calculus in a pinch!

If you're tackling pre-calculus and want to up your chances of doing your very best, this hands-on workbook is just what you need to grasp and retain the concepts that will help you succeed. Inside, you'll get basic content review for every concept, paired with examples and plenty of practice problems, ample workspace, step-by-step solutions, and thorough explanations for each and every problem.

In Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies, you'll also get free access to a quiz for every chapter online! With all of the lessons and practice offered, you'll memorize the most frequently used formulas, see how to avoid common mistakes, understand tricky trig proofs, and get the inside scoop on key concepts such as quadratic equations.
* Get ample review before jumping into a calculus course
* Supplement your classroom work with easy-to-follow guidance
* Make complex formulas and concepts more approachable
* Be prepared to further your mathematics studies

Whether you're enrolled in a pre-calculus class or you're looking for a refresher as you prepare for a calculus course, this is the perfect study companion to make it easier.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Setting the Foundation: The Nuts And Bolts of Pre-Calculus 5

Chapter 1: Preparing for Pre-Calculus 7

Chapter 2: Real Numbers Come Clean 25

Chapter 3: Controlling Functions by Knowing Their Function 39

Chapter 4: Searching for Roots 75

Chapter 5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 95

Part 2: Trig is the Key: Basic Review, The Unit Circle, and Graphs 113

Chapter 6: Basic Trigonometry and the Unit Circle 115

Chapter 7: Graphing and Transforming Trig Functions 137

Part 3: Digging Into Advanced Trig: Identities, Theorems, and Applications 155

Chapter 8: Basic Trig Identities 157

Chapter 9: Advanced Trig Identities 175

Chapter 10: Solving Oblique Triangles 193

Part 4: Polar Coordinates, Cones, Solutions, Sequences, and Finding Your Limits 209

Chapter 11: Exploring Complex Numbers and Polar Coordinates 211

Chapter 12: Conquering Conic Sections 229

Chapter 13: Finding Solutions for Systems of Equations 265

Chapter 14: Spotting Patterns in Sequences and Series 301

Chapter 15: Previewing Calculus 315

Part 5: The Part of Tens 329

Chapter 16: Ten Plus Parent Graphs 331

Chapter 17: Ten Missteps to Avoid 341

Index 345
Mary Jane Sterling taught algebra, business calculus, geometry, and finite mathematics at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, for more than 30 years. She is the author of Trigonometry For Dummies and Finite Math For Dummies.