Precalculus: Graphing and Data Analysis / Edition 2 by Michael J. Sullivan III | 9780130269270 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Precalculus : Graphing and Data Analysis / Edition 2

Precalculus : Graphing and Data Analysis / Edition 2

by Michael J. Sullivan, Michael J. III Sullivan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130269271

ISBN-13: 9780130269270

Pub. Date: 08/17/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This book motivates students by highlighting real people facing real challenges finding real solutions. This series features real workers at Motorola, along with hundreds of applications and real data sets highlighting the relevance and scope of activities a reader may encounter in life. Covers such topics as graphs, functions, polynomial and rational functions, the

Overview

This book motivates students by highlighting real people facing real challenges finding real solutions. This series features real workers at Motorola, along with hundreds of applications and real data sets highlighting the relevance and scope of activities a reader may encounter in life. Covers such topics as graphs, functions, polynomial and rational functions, the zeros of a polynomial function, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry, applications of trigonometric functions, polar coordinates, vectors, analytic geometry, systems of equations and inequalities, sequence, induction, the binomial theorem, counting and probability, and more. For anyone interested in Precalculus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130269270
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/17/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1121
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.28(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents

1. Graphs.
Rectangular Coordinates; Graphing Utilities. Graphs of Equations. Solving Equations. Setting Up Equations: Applications. Solving Inequalities. Lines. Scatter Diagrams; Linear Curve Fitting. Circles.

2. Functions.
Functions. Characteristics of Functions. Library of Functions; Piecewise-Defined Functions. Graphing Techniques: Transformations. Operations on Functions; Composite Functions. Mathematical Models: Constructing Functions.

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Quadratic Functions; Curve Fitting. Power Functions; Curve Fitting. Polynomial Functions; Curve Fitting. Rational Functions I. Rational Functions II: Analyzing Graphs.

4. The Zeros of a Polynomial Function.
The Real Zeros of Polynomial Function. Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations with a Negative Discriminant. Complex Zeros; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Polynomial and Rational Inequalities.

5. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
One-to-One Functions; Inverse Functions. Exponential Functions. Logarithmic Functions. Properties of Logarithms. Logarithmic and Exponential Equations. Compound Interest. Growth and Decay. Exponential, Logarithmic, and Logistic Curve Fitting.

6. Trigonometric Functions.
Angles and Their Measure. Trigonometric Functions: Unit Circle Approach. Properties of the Trigonometric Functions. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions. Graphsof the Tangent, Cotangent, Cosecant, and Secant Functions. Sinusiodal Graphs; Sinusoidal Curve Fitting.

7. Analytic Trigonometry.
Trigonometric Identities. Sum and Difference Formulas. Double-Angle and Half-Angle Formulas. Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas. Inverse Trigonometric Functions (I). Inverse Trigonometric Functions (II). Trigonometric Equations (I). Trigonometric Equations (II).

8. Applications of Trigonometric Functions.
Right Triangle Trigonometry. The Law of Sines. The Law of Cosines. The Area of Triangle. Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Motion.

9. Polar Coordinates; Vectors.
Polar Coordinates. Polar Equations and Graphs. The Complex Plane; Demoivre's Theorem. Vectors. The Dot Product. Vectors in Space. Cross Product.

10. Analytic Geometry.
Conics. The Parabola. The Ellipse. The Hyperbola. Rotation of Axes; General Form of a Conic. Polar Equations of Conics. Plane Curves and Parametric Equations.

11. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.
Systems of Linear Equations: Two Equations Containing Two Variables. Systems of Linear Equations: Three Equations Containing Three Variables. Systems of Linear Equations: Matrices. Systems of Linear Equations: Determinants. Matrix Algebra. Partial Fraction Decomposition. Systems of Nonlinear Equations. Systems of Linear Inequalities; Linear Programming.

12. Sequence; Induction; The Binomial Theorem.
Sequences. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem.

13. Counting and Probability.
Sets and Counting. Permutations and Combinations. Probability of Equally Likely Outcomes. Obtaining Probabilities from Data.

A Preview of Calculus: The Limit, Derivative and Integral of a Function.
Finding Limits Using Tables and Graphs. Algebra Techniques for Finding Limits. One-Sided Limits; Continuous Functions. The Tangent Problem: The Derivative. The Area Problem: The Integral.

Appendix Review.
Algebra Review. Integer Exponents. Polynomials. Polynomial Division; Synthetic Division. Factoring Polynomials. Solving Equations. Rational Expressions. Radicals; Rational Exponents. Geometry Review. Completing the Square; The Quadratic Formula.

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