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Trigonometry: A Right Triangle Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Michael Sullivan

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jun 13, 2008

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These authors understand what it takes to be successful in mathematics, the skills that students bring to this course, and the way that technology can be used to enhance learning without sacrificing math skills. As a result, they have created a textbook with an overall learning system involving preparation, practice, and review to help students get the most out of the time they put into studying. In sum, Sullivan and Sullivan's Trigonometry: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities gives students a model for success in mathematics.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Graphs and Functions

1.1  Rectangular Coordinates; Introduction to Graphing Equations

1.2  Intercepts; Symmetry; Graphing Key Equations; Circles

1.3 Functions

1.4 The Graph of a Function

1.5 Properties of Functions

1.6 Library of Functions; Piecewise-defined Functions

1.7 Graphing Techniques: Transformations

1.8 One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions


Chapter 2 Trigonometric Functions

2.1 Angles and Their Measure

2.2 Right Triangle Trigonometry

2.3 Evaluating Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles

2.4 Evaluating Trigonometric Functions of General Angle

2.5 Unit Circle Approach; Properties of the Trigonometric Functions

2.6 Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

2.7 Graphs of the Tangent, Cotangent, Cosecant, and Secant Functions

2.8 Phase Shift; Building Sinusoidal Models


Chapter 3 Analytic Trigonometry

3.1 The Inverse Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions

3.2 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions (Continued)

3.3 Trigonometric Identities

3.4 Sum and Difference Formulas

3.5 Double-angle and Half-angle Formulas

3.6 Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas

3.7 Trigonometric Equations (I)

3.8 Trigonometric Equations (II)


Chapter 4  Applications of Trigonometric Functions

4.1 Applications Involving Right Triangles

4.2 The Law of Sines

4.3 The Law of Cosines

4.4 Area of a Triangle

4.5 Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Motion; Combining Waves


Chapter 5  Polar Coordinates; Vectors

5.1 Polar Coordinates

5.2 Polar Equations and Graphs

5.3 The Complex Plane; DeMoivre’s Theorem

5.4 Vectors

5.5 The Dot Product

5.6 Vectors in Space

5.7 The Cross Product


Chapter 6 Analytic Geometry

6.1 Conics

6.2 The Parabola

6.3 The Ellipse

6.4 The Hyperbola

6.5 Rotation of Axes; General Form of a Conic

6.6 Polar Equations of Conics

6.7 Plane Curves and Parametric Equations


Chapter 7  Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

7.1 Exponential Functions

7.2 Logarithmic Functions

7.3 Properties of Logarithms

7.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations

7.5 Financial Models

7.6 Exponential Growth and Decay Models; Newton’s Law; Logistic Growth and Decay Models

7.7 Building Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Models from Data


Appendix A  Review

A.1 Algebra Essentials

A.2 Geometry Essentials

A.3 Factoring Polynomials

A.4 Solving Equations Algebraically

A.5 Solving Equations Using a Graphing Utility

A.6 Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations in the Complex Number System

A.7 Interval Notation; Solving Inequalities

A.8 nth Roots; Rational Exponents

A.9 Lines

A.10 Building Linear Models from Data


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