College Algebra and Trigonometry / Edition 4

College Algebra and Trigonometry / Edition 4

by Margaret Lial, John Hornsby, David I. Schneider
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321497449

ISBN-13: 9780321497444

Pub. Date: 02/13/2008

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Over the years, the text has been shaped and adapted to meet the changing needs of both students and educators. As always, special care was taken to respond to the specific suggestions of users and reviewers through enhanced discussions, new and updated examples and exercises, helpful features, and an extensive package of supplements and study aids. The result is

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Over the years, the text has been shaped and adapted to meet the changing needs of both students and educators. As always, special care was taken to respond to the specific suggestions of users and reviewers through enhanced discussions, new and updated examples and exercises, helpful features, and an extensive package of supplements and study aids. The result is an easy-to-use, comprehensive text that is the best edition yet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321497444
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
02/13/2008
Series:
Lial/Hornsby/Schneider College Algebra Series Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1264
Product dimensions:
8.14(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Algebraic Expressions.
Real Numbers and Their Properties.
Order and Absolute Value.
Polynomials; The Binomial Theorem.
Factoring Polynomials.
Rational Expressions.
Rational Exponents.
Radical Expressions.

2. Equations and Inequalities.
Linear Equations.
Linear Applications and Modeling.
Complex Numbers.
Quadratic Equations.
Quadratic Applications and Modeling.
Other Types of Equations.
Inequalities.
Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities.

3. Relations, Functions, and Graphs.
Relations and the Rectangular Coordinate System; Circles.
Functions.
Linear Functions.
Equations of Lines; Curve Fitting.
Graphs of Relations and Functions.
General Graphing Techniques.
Operations and Composition.

4. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Quadratic Functions; Curve Fitting.
Synthetic Division.
Zeros of Polynomial Functions.
Polynomials Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models.
Rational Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models.
Variation.

5. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Inverse Functions.
Exponential Functions.
Logarithmic Functions.
Evaluating Logarithms and the Change-of-Base Theorem.
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations.
Applications and Models of Exponential Growth and Decay.

6. Trigonometric Functions.
Angles.
Trigonometric Functions and Fundamental Identities.
Finding Trigonometric Function Values.
Solving Right Triangles.
Radian Measure.
Circular Functions and Their Applications.
Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions.
Graphs of the Other Circular Functions.

7. Trigonometric Identities andEquations.
Fundamental Identities.
Verifying Trigonometric Identities.
Sum and Difference Identities.
Double-Angle Identities and Half-Angle Identities.
Inverse Trigonometric Functions.
Trigonometric Equations.
Equations with Inverse Trigonometric Functions.

8. Applications of Trigonometry.
Oblique Triangles and the Law of Sines.
The Law of Cosines.
Vectors and Their Applications.
Products and Quotients of Complex Numbers.
Powers and Roots of Complex Numbers.
Polar Equations.
Parametric Equations.

9. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Linear Systems of Equations.
Matrix Solution of Linear Systems.
Determinant Solution of Linear Systems.
Partial Fractions.
Nonlinear Systems.
Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming.
Properties of Matrices.
Matrix Inverses.

10. Analytic Geometry.
Parabolas.
Ellipses.
Hyperbolas.
Summary of the Conic Sections.

11. Further Topics in Algebra.
Sequences and Series.
Arithmetic Sequences and Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
The Binomial Theorem Revisited.
Mathematical Induction.
Counting Theory.
Basics of Probability.

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