Algebra and Trigonometry: A View of The World Around Us / Edition 1

Algebra and Trigonometry: A View of The World Around Us / Edition 1

by David Wells, Lynn Schmitt, Lynn Schmitt, Lynn Tilson
     
 

This text places mathematics into a real-world setting. Provides analytical, graphical, numerical, and verbal approaches to all major topics. Establishes a connection between abstract mathematical concepts and the physical world through sections titled Mathematical Looking Glasses. Foreshadows important calculusSee more details below

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This text places mathematics into a real-world setting. Provides analytical, graphical, numerical, and verbal approaches to all major topics. Establishes a connection between abstract mathematical concepts and the physical world through sections titled Mathematical Looking Glasses. Foreshadows important calculus concepts like: linear approximations, average rate of change, parametric equations, and implicit functions. Incorporates the use of graphing utilities where appropriate as well as discussions of the advantages and limitations of technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137125159
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
900
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Modeling and Problem Solving1
Ch. 2Functions29
Ch. 3Linear Functions73
Ch. 4Linear Systems115
Ch. 5Quadratic Functions149
Ch. 6Quadratic Relations177
Ch. 7Polynomial Functions251
Ch. 8Rational Functions295
Ch. 9Exponential and Logarithmic Functions323
Ch. 10Trigonometric Functions391
Ch. 11Trigonometric Functions as Analytical Tools451
Ch. 12Trigonometric Functions as Graphing Tools495
App. ABasic Algebra References
App. BTips for Graphing Functions with a Calculator
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
Index

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