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Author Slavin, Stephen L.

Title Precalculus : a self-teaching guide / Steve Slavin, Ginny Crisonino.

Publication Info. New York : John Wiley, [2001]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  512.1 SLA    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  512.1 SLA    DUE 10-11-23
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Description vi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Self-teaching guide.
Note Includes index.
Contents Basics: Exponents -- Polynomials -- Rational exponents and radicals -- Factoring -- Basic geometry -- Applications -- Functions: Definition of a function -- Operations on functions -- Composite functions -- Inverse functions -- Graphs of functions: Intercepts -- Slope of a straight line -- Writing the equation of a straight line -- Graphs of linear functions -- Graphs of quadratic functions -- Graphs of polynomial functions of degree 3 and higher -- Asymptotes -- Oblique asymptotes and graphs of rational functions -- Exponential and logarithmic functions: Exponential functions -- Logarithmic functions -- Properties of logarithmic functions -- Solving logarithmic equations -- Applications -- Trigonometry: Angles and their measure -- Right-triangle trigonometry -- Trigonometric functions of any angle -- Graphs of the basic trigonometric functions -- Inverse trigonometric functions -- Applications -- Analytic trigonometry: Using fundamental identities -- Verifying trigonometric identities -- Solving trigonometric equations -- Sum and difference formulas -- Multiple-angle and product-to-sum formulas -- Additional topics in trigonometry: Law of sines -- Law of cosines -- Area of a triangle -- Miscellaneous topics: Solving systems of inequalities and linear programming -- Partial fraction decomposition.
Subject Algebra.
Linear programming.
Exponential functions.
Added Author Crisonino, Ginny.
ISBN 0471378232 (pbk.)
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