## Description

**Hornsby/Lial/Rockswold’s Graphical Approach**covers functions through a consistent four part analytical process that asks students to 1) Examine the nature of the graph 2) Solve a typical equation analytically and graphically 3) Solve the related inequality analytically and graphically, and finally, 4) Apply analytic and graphical methods to solve an application of that class of function.

**ALERT: **Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you **select the correct ISBN**. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, **you may need a CourseID**, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.

__Packages__

Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.

__Used or rental books__

If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.

__Access codes__

Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.

--

0321900227 / 9780321900227 A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry Plus MyMathLab with eText-- Access Card Package

Package consists of:

0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card

0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker

0321927338 / 9780321927330 A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry

## Table of Contents

**1. Linear Functions, Equations, and Inequalities**

1.1 Real Numbers and the Rectangular Coordinate System

1.2 Introduction to Relations and Functions

1.3 Linear Functions

1.4 Equations of Lines and Linear Models

1.5 Linear Equations and Inequalities

1.6 Applications of Linear Functions

**2. Analysis of Graphs of Functions**

2.1 Graphs of Basic Functions and Relations; Symmetry

2.2 Vertical and Horizontal Shifts of Graphs

2.3 Stretching, Shrinking, and Reflecting Graphs

2.4 Absolute Value Functions

2.5 Piecewise-Defined Functions

2.6 Operations and Composition

**3. Polynomial Functions**

3.1 Complex Numbers

3.2 Quadratic Functions and Graphs

3.3 Quadratic Equations and Inequalities

3.4 Applications of Quadratic Functions and Models

3.5 Higher-Degree Polynomial Functions and Graphs

3.6 Topics in the Theory of Polynomial Functions (I)

3.7 Topics in the Theory of Polynomial Functions (II)

3.8 Polynomial Equations and Inequalities; Further Applications and Models

**4. Rational, Power, and Root Functions**

4.1 Rational Functions and Graphs I

4.2 Rational Functions and Graphs II

4.3 Rational Equations, Inequalities, Models, and Applications

4.4 Functions Defined by Powers and Roots

4.5 Equations, Inequalities, and Applications Involving Root Functions

**5. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions**

5.1 Inverse Functions

5.2 Exponential Functions

5.3 Logarithms and Their Properties

5.4 Logarithmic Functions

5.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Inequalities

5.6 Further Applications and Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

**6. Systems and Matrices**

6.1 Systems of Equations

6.2 Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables

6.3 Solution of Linear Systems by Row Transformations

6.4 Matrix Properties and Operations

6.5 Determinants and Cramer's Rule

6.6 Solution of Linear Systems by Matrix Inverses

6.7 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming

6.8 Partial Fractions

**7. Analytic Geometry and Nonlinear Systems**

7.1 Circles and Parabolas

7.2 Ellipses and Hyperbolas

7.3 The Conic Sections and Nonlinear Systems

7.4 Parametric Equations

**8. Trigonometric Functions and Applications**

8.1 Angles and Their Measures

8.2 Trigonometric Functions and Fundamental Identities

8.3 Right Triangles and Evaluating Trigonometric Functions

8.4 Applications of Right Triangles

8.5 The Circular Functions

8.6 Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

8.7 Graphs of the Other Circular Functions

8.8 Harmonic Motion

**9. Trigonometric Identities and Equations**

9.1 Trigonometric Identities

9.2 Sum and Difference Identities

9.3 Further Identities

9.4 The Inverse Circular Functions

9.5 Trigonometric Equations and Inequalities (I)

9.6 Trigonometric Equations and Inequalities (II)

**10. Applications of Trigonometry and Vectors**

10.1 The Law of Sines

10.2 The Law of Cosines and Area Formulas

10.3 Vectors and Their Applications

10.4 Trigonometric (Polar) Form of Complex Numbers

10.5 Powers and Roots of Complex Numbers

10.6 Polar Equations and Graphs

10.7 More Parametric Equations

**11. Further Topics in Algebra**

11.1 Sequences and Series

11.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series

11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series

11.4 Counting Theory

11.5 The Binomial Theorem

11.6 Mathematical Induction

11.7 Probability

**R. Reference: Basic Algebraic Concepts**

R.1 Review of Exponents and Polynomials

R.2 Review of Factoring

R.3 Review of Rational Expressions

R.4 Review of Negative and Rational Exponents

R.5 Review of Radicals
Enhance your learning experience with ** text-specific** study materials.

Student's Solutions Manual for A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry, 6th Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90065-4

$43.60 | Add to Cart

## Purchase Info

### Digital Choices ?

MyLab & Mastering with Pearson eText is a complete digital substitute for a print value pack at a lower price.

#### MyLab & Mastering ?

MyLab & Mastering products deliver customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics. MyLab & Mastering products help move students toward the moment that matters most—the moment of true understanding and learning.

Buy AccessNEW MyMathLab with Pearson etext--Instant Access-- for Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry, 6th Edition

$95.70 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-89569-1

#### eTextbook ?

With CourseSmart eTextbooks and eResources, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Once you have purchased your eTextbooks and added them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere.

A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

$99.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90023-4

### Print Choices

#### Alternative Options ?

Click on the titles below to learn more about these options.

$174.67 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-91480-4

A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry, 6th Edition

$245.00 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-92733-0

#### Loose Leaf Version ?

Books a la Carte are less-expensive, loose-leaf versions of the same textbook.

A Graphical Approach to Algebra and Trigonometry, Books a La Carte Edition, 6th Edition

$160.67 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-90066-1