Algebra and Trigonometry with Analytic Geometry, Classic Edition / Edition 12

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Overview

The latest edition in the highly respected Swokowski/Cole precalculus series retains the elements that have made it so popular with instructors and students alike: its exposition is clear, the time-tested exercise sets feature a variety of applications, its uncluttered layout is appealing, and the difficulty level of problems is appropriate and consistent. Mathematically sound, ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY, CLASSIC EDITION, 12E, effectively prepares students for further courses in mathematics through its excellent, time-tested problem sets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495559719
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/28/2009
  • Series: Available 2010 Titles Enhanced Web Assign Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 912
  • Sales rank: 202,320
  • Product dimensions: 2.90 (w) x 1.70 (h) x 7.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffery A. Cole has been teaching mathematics and computer science at Anoka-Ramsey Community College since fall 1981. He started working on the Swokowski series of precalculus texts in 1985 as an ancillary author, and has been a co-author since 1991. His contribution to the Swokowski texts also includes joining the revision team of the calculus text in 1989.

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Table of Contents

1. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF ALGEBRA. Real Numbers. Exponents and Radicals. Algebraic Expressions. Fractional Expressions. Chapter 1 Review Exercises. Chapter 1 Discussion Exercises. 2. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES. Equations. Applied Problems. Quadratic Equations. Complex Numbers. Other Types of Equations. Inequalities. More on Inequalities. Chapter 2 Review Exercises. Chapter 2 Discussion Exercises. 3. FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS. Rectangular Coordinate Systems. Graphs of Equations. Lines. Definition of Function. Graphs of Functions. Quadratic Functions. Operations on Functions. Chapter 3 Review Exercises. Chapter 3 Discussion Exercises. 4. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS. Polynomial Functions of Degree Greater than 2. Properties of Division. Zeros of Polynomials. Complex and Rational Zeros of Polynomials. Rational Functions. Variation. Chapter 4 Review Exercises. Chapter 4 Discussion Exercises. 5. INVERSE, EXPONENTIAL, AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS. Inverse Functions. Exponential Functions. The Natural Exponential Function. Logarithmic Functions. Properties of Logarithms. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations. Chapter 5 Review Exercises. Chapter 5 Discussion Exercises. 6. THE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. Angles. Trigonometric Functions of Angles. Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers. Values of Trigonometric Functions. Trigonometric Graphs. Additional Trigonometric Graphs. Applied Problems. Chapter 6 Review Exercises. Chapter 6 Discussion Exercises. 7. ANALYTIC TRIGONOMETRY. Verifying Trigonometric Identities. Trigonometric Equations. The Addition and Subtraction Formulas. Multiple-Angle Formulas. Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas. The Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Chapter 7 Review Exercises. Chapter 7 Discussion Exercises. 8. APPLICATIONS OF TRIGONOMETRY. The Law of Sines. The Law of Cosines. Trigonometric Form for Complex Numbers. De Moivre's Theorem and nth Roots of Complex Numbers. Vectors. The Dot Product. Chapter 8 Review Exercises. Chapter 8 Discussion Exercises. 9. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES. Systems of Equations. Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables. Systems of Linear Equations in More than Two Variables. Partial Fractions. Systems of Inequalities. Linear Programming. The Algebra of Matrices. The Inverse of a Matrix. Determinants. Properties of Determinants. Chapter 9 Review Exercises. Chapter 9 Discussion Exercises. 10. SEQUENCES, SERIES, AND PROBABILITY. Infinite Sequences and Summation Notation. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem. Permutations. Distinguishable Permutations and Combinations. Probability. Chapter 10 Review Exercises. Chapter 10 Discussion Exercises. 11. TOPICS FROM ANALYTIC GEOMETRY. Parabolas. Ellipses. Hyperbolas. Plane Curves and Parametric Equations. Polar Coordinates. Polar Equations of Conics. Chapter 11 Review Exercises. Chapter 11 Discussion Exercises. Appendices. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index of Applications. Index.

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