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Precalculus: Functions and Graphs, 4th Edition

By Mark Dugopolski

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2011

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For courses in Precalculus.

 

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Table of Contents

1. Equations, Inequalities, and Modeling

1-1 Equations in One Variable

1-2 Constructing Models to Solve Problems

1-3 Equations and Graphs in Two Variables

1-4 Linear Equations in Two Variables

1-5 Scatter Diagrams and Curve Fitting

1-6 Complex Numbers

1-7 Quadratic Equations

1-8 Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities

            Chapter 1 Highlights

            Chapter 1 Review Exercises

            Chapter 1 Test

            Concepts of Calculus: Limits

 

2. Functions and Graphs

2-1 Functions

2-2 Graphs of Relations and Functions

2-3 Families of Functions, Transformations, and Symmetry

2-4 Operations with Functions

2-5 Inverse Functions

2-6 Constructing Functions with Variation

            Chapter 2 Highlights

            Chapter 2 Review Exercises

            Chapter 2 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Instantaneous Rate of Change

 

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions

3-1 Quadratic Functions and Inequalities

3-2 Zeroes of Polynomial Functions

3-3 The Theory of Equations

3-4 Miscellaneous Equations

3-5 Graphs of Polynomial Functions

3-6 Rational Functions and Inequalities

            Chapter 3 Highlights

            Chapter 3 Review Exercises

            Chapter 3 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Instantaneous Rate of Change of the Power Functions

 

4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

4-1 Exponential Functions and Their Applications

4-2 Logarithmic Functions and Their Applications

4-3 Rules of Logarithms

4-4 More Equations and Applications

            Chapter 4 Highlights

            Chapter 4 Review Exercises

            Chapter 4 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: The Instantaneous Rate of Change of f(x)= ex

 

5. The Trigonometric Functions

5-1 Angles and Their Measurements

5-2 The Sine and Cosine Functions

5-3 The Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

5-4 The Other Trigonometric Functions and Their Graphs

5-5 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions

5-6 Right Triangle Trigonometry

            Chapter 5 Highlights

            Chapter 5 Review Exercises

            Chapter 5 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Evaluating Transcendental Functions

 

6. Trigonometric Identities and Conditional Equations

6-1 Basic Identities

6-2 Verifying Identities

6-3 Sum and Difference Identities

6-4 Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities

6-5 Product and Sum Identities

6-6 Conditional Trigonometric Functions

            Chapter 6 Highlights

            Chapter 6 Review Exercises

            Chapter 6 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Area of A Circle and n

 

7. Applications of Trigonometry

7-1 The Law of Sines

7-2 The Law of Cosines

7-3 Vectors

7-4 Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

7-5 Powers and Roots of Complex and Numbers

7-6 Polar Equations

            Chapter 7 Highlights

            Chapter 7 Review Exercises

            Chapter 7 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Limits and Asymptotes

 

8. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

8-1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

8-2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables

8-3 Nonlinear Systems of Inequalities

8-4 Partial Fractions

8-5 Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables

8-6 The Linear Programming Model

            Chapter 8 Highlights

            Chapter 8 Review Exercises

            Chapter 8 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: Instantaneous Rate of Change and Partial Fractions

 

9. Matrices and Determinants

9-1 Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices

9-2 Operations with Matrices

9-3 Multiplication of Matrices

9-4 Inverses of Matrices

9-5 Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables Using Determinants

9-6 Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables Using Determinants

            Chapter 9 Highlights

            Chapter 9 Review Exercises

            Chapter 9 Test

            Tying it all Together

 

10. The Conic Series

10-1 The Parabola

10-2 The Ellipse and the Circle

10-3 The Hyperbola

10-4 Rotation of Axes

10-5 Polar Equations of the Conics

            Chapter 10 Highlights

            Chapter 10 Review Exercises

            Chapter 10 Test

            Tying it all Together

            Concepts of Calculus: The Reflection Property of a Parabola

 

11. Sequences, Series, and Probability

11-1 Sequences

11-2 Series

11-3 Geometric Sequences and Series

11-4 Counting and Permutations

11-5 Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial Theorem

11-6 Probability

11-7 Mathematical Induction

            Chapter 11 Highlights

            Chapter 11 Review Exercises

            Chapter 11 Test

            Concepts of Calculus: Limits of Sequences

 

A. Appendix: Solutions to Try This Exercises

B. Appendix: Basic Algebra Review

B-1 Real Numbers and Their Properties

B-2 Exponents and Radicals

B-3 Polynomials

B-4 Factorials Polynomials

B-5 Rational Expressions

 

Credits

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index of Applications

Index

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