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Trigonometry, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Mark Dugopolski

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 22, 2014


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With an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, Dugopolski’s Trigonometry, Fourth Edition gives students the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Students will find carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math.


Table of Contents

P. Algebraic Prerequisites

P.1 The Cartesian Coordinate System

P.2 Functions

P.3 Families of Functions, Transformations, and Symmetry

P.4 Compositions and Inverses


1. Angles and the Trigonometric Functions

1.1 Angles and Degree Measure

1.2 Radian Measure, Arc Length, and Area

1.3 Angular and Linear Velocity

1.4 The Trigonometric Functions

1.5 Right Triangle Trigonometry

1.6 The Fundamental Identity and Reference Angles


2. Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions

2.1 The Unit Circle and Graphing

2.2 The General Sine Wave

2.3 Graphs of the Secant and Cosecant Functions

2.4 Graphs of the Tangent and Cotangent Functions

2.5 Combining Functions


3. Trigonometric Identities

3.1 Basic Identities

3.2 Verifying Identities

3.3 Sum and Difference Identities for Cosine

3.4 Sum and Difference Identities for Sine and Tangent

3.5 Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities

3.6 Product and Sum Identities


4. Solving Conditional Trigonometric Equations

4.1 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions

4.2 Basic Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Equations

4.3 Equations Involving Compositions

4.4 Trigonometric Equations of Quadratic Type


5. Applications of Trigonometry

5.1 The Law of Sines

5.2 The Law of Cosines

5.3 Area of a Triangle

5.4 Vectors

5.5 Applications of Vectors


6. Complex Numbers, Polar Coordinates, and Parametric Equations

6.1 Complex Numbers

6.2 Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers

6.3 Powers of Roots of Complex Numbers

6.4 Polar Equations

6.5 Parametric Equations


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