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CLEP Precalculus

The Most Complete CLEP Precalculus Subject Review
Everything you need to know for the CLEP Precalculus exam. Comprehensive review chapters completely align with all the ...

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CLEP Precalculus

The Most Complete CLEP Precalculus Subject Review
Everything you need to know for the CLEP Precalculus exam. Comprehensive review chapters completely align with all the subjects tested on the exam.

The Best CLEP Precalculus Practice Exams Available
2 full-length CLEP Precalculus practice tests based on official CLEP exam questions released by the College Board.

Total Explanations of Questions & Answers
Each CLEP Precalculus practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don’t just say which answers are right – but why the others are wrong – so you’ll be prepared for the CLEP Precalculus exam.

Proven Test-Prep Methods
REA’s focused content and practical advice have helped millions succeed on their exams. With our step-by-step plan, you can score high on the CLEP Precalculus exam and earn the college credit you deserve!

 What is CLEP?
CLEP is the College Board’s credit-by-examination program for more than 30 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA has the largest library of CLEP test preps that can help you earn college credit while saving you valuable time and money.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738601748
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 9/15/2008
  • Series: CLEP Test Preparation
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 357,210
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Betty Travis, Ph.D., is a professor of mathematics at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Recognized as a UTSA Million Dollar Scholar, Dr. Travis has also been the recipient of the President's Distinguished Achievement Award in Recognition of Excellence in University Service and the AMOCO Teaching Award at UTSA. Dr. Travis has served on numerous state and national committees and is a former president of the Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Alamo District Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


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Table of Contents

Passing the CLEP Precalculus Exam     1
About This Book     3
About the Exam     3
How to Use This Book     5
Format and Content of the Exam     6
About Our Course Review     7
Scoring Your Practice Tests     7
Studying for the CLEP     7
Test-Taking Tips     9
The Day of the Exam     10
Algebra Review     11
Factoring     13
Algebraic Fractions     15
Solving Linear and Quadratic Equations     19
Complex Numbers     26
Solving Radical Equations     29
Solving Equations with Rational Exponents     31
Solving Rational Equations     32
Solving Absolute Value Equations     34
Solving Inequalities     35
Solving Systems of Equations     44
Functions     49
Domain and Range     51
Even and Odd Functions     55
Increasing and Decreasing Functions     55
Evaluating Functions     55
Composite Functions     56
Sketching Parent Functions     58
Translations     60
Graphing Inequalities     65
Inverse Functions     68
Piecewise Functions     71
Polynomial and Rational Functions     73
Division of Polynomials     75
Synthetic Division     76
Remainder Theorem     77
Factor Theorem     78
Rational Root Theorem     79
Zeros of Polynomials     80
Putting It All Together     82
Sketching Polynomials     83
Rational Functions     84
Intersection of Graphs     91
Trigonometry     93
Trigonometric Ratios     95
Trigonometric Identities     104
Sketching the Trigonometric Functions     106
Transformations     110
Inverse Trigonometric Functions     113
Trigonometric Equations     118
Other Triangles     119
Summary of Trigonometric Identities     123
Exponential and Logarithm Functions     125
Exponential Functions     127
Exponential Functions with Base e     132
Inverse Functions     135
Logarithm Functions     136
Solving Exponential and Logarithm Equations     140
Growth and Decay Problems      143
Special Functions     147
Conics     149
Circle     152
Ellipse     154
Hyperbola     159
Parabola     164
Rotation of Axes     168
Practice Test 1     169
Notes and Reference Information     170
Answer Key     187
Detailed Explanations of Answers     189
Practice Test 2     209
Notes and Reference Information     210
Answer Key     229
Detailed Explanations of Answers     231
Answer Sheets     253
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