## Description

**Bob Blitzer has inspired thousands of students** with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present the full scope of mathematics with vivid applications in real-life situations. Students stay engaged because Blitzer often uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students’ lives, showing that their world is profoundly mathematical.

With the **First Edition**, Blitzer takes student engagement to a whole new level. In addition to the multitude of exciting updates to the text and MyMathLab^{®} course, new application-based MathTalk videos allow students to think about and understand the mathematical world in a fun, yet practical way. Assessment exercises allow instructors to assign the videos and check for understanding of the mathematical concepts presented.

## Table of Contents

**1. Angles and the Trigonometric Functions**

1.1 Angles and Radian Measure

1.2 Right Triangle Trigonometry

1.3 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle

1.4 Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle

**2. Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions; Inverse Trigonometric Functions**

2.1 Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions

2.2 Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions

2.3 Inverse Trigonometric Functions

2.4 Applications of Trigonometric Functions

**3. Trigonometric Identities and Equations**

3.1 Verifying Trigonometric Identities

3.2 Sum and Difference Formulas

3.3 Double-Angle, Power-Reducing, and Half-Angle Formulas

3.4 Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas

3.5 Trigonometric Equations

**4. Laws of Sines and Cosines; Vectors**

4.1 The Law of Sines

4.2 The Law of Cosines

4.3 Vectors

4.4 The Dot Product

**5. Complex Numbers, Polar Coordinates and Parametric Equations**

5.1 Complex Numbers

5.2 Complex Numbers in Polar Form; DeMoivre's Theorem

5.3 Polar Coordinates

5.4 Graphs of Polar Equations

5.5 Parametric Equations

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$86.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-87850-2