Basic Technical Mathematics / Edition 9

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Overview

This book is intended primarily for students in technical and pre-engineering technology programs or other programs for which a coverage of basic mathematics is required.
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A textbook intended primarily for students in technical and pre- engineering technology programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required. There is an integrated treatment of mathematical topics, from algebra to calculus, with numerous applications from many fields of technology to indicate where and how mathematical techniques are used. For this edition (fifth was 1990), most sections have been rewritten to some degree to include additional or revised explanatory material, examples, and exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780138142254
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/29/2008
  • Series: MyMathLab Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 668
  • Sales rank: 828,262
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Basic Algebraic Operations 1
2 Geometry 49
3 Functions and Graphs 75
4 The Trigonometric Functions 104
5 Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants 128
6 Factoring and Fractions 164
7 Quadratic Equations 199
8 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle 218
9 Vectors and Oblique Triangles 240
10 Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions 271
11 Exponents and Radicals 296
12 Complex Numbers 318
13 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 349
14 Additional Types of Equations and Systems of Equations 378
15 Equations of Higher Degree 394
16 Determinants and Matrices 414
17 Inequalities 445
18 Variation 469
19 Sequences and the Binomial Theorem 483
20 Additional Topics in Trigonometry 503
21 Plane Analytic Geometry 536
22 Introduction to Statistics and Empirical Curve Fitting 584
23 The Derivative 609
24 Applications of the Derivative 656
25 Integration 692
26 Applications of Integration 722
27 Differentiation of Transcendental Functions 760
28 Methods of Integration 794
29 Expansion of Functions in Series 827
30 Differential Equations 857
Supplementary Topics 903
Appendix A Study Aids A-1
Appendix B Units of Measurement; the Metric System A-4
Appendix C Scientific and Graphing Calculators A-10
Appendix D A Table of Integrals A-19
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises B-1
Solutions to Practice Test Problems C-1
Index of Applications D-1
Index D-12
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