Maple for Algebra / Edition 1

Maple for Algebra / Edition 1

by Richard Parker
     
 

This book shows how Maple can be applied to solve problems in algebra. The emphasis is on the standard concepts of post-secondary algebra as they are illustrated by pen and pencil exercises, followed by step-by-step instructions in applying Maple to standard problems. The advantage of using computer algebra is shown by solving problems graphically and numerically… See more details below

Overview

This book shows how Maple can be applied to solve problems in algebra. The emphasis is on the standard concepts of post-secondary algebra as they are illustrated by pen and pencil exercises, followed by step-by-step instructions in applying Maple to standard problems. The advantage of using computer algebra is shown by solving problems graphically and numerically prior to showing the exact analytic solution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827374072
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Trade Tech Math Series
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

To the Student
Preface
Prelude to Maple1
Ch. 1Review of Arithmetic29
Ch. 2Functions and Their Graphs55
Ch. 3Solving Linear Equations87
Ch. 4Ratio, Proportion, and Variation117
Ch. 5Algebraic Fractions and Factoring133
Ch. 6Operations with Exponents and Radicals149
Ch. 7The Quadratic Equation169
Ch. 8Complex Numbers197
Ch. 9Parametric Equations, Polar Coordinates, and Conic Sections223
Ch. 10Exponential and Logarithmic Functions239
Ch. 11Solving Inequalities and Nonlinear Equations263
Ch. 12Polynomials281
Index303

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