Precalculus / Edition 6

Precalculus / Edition 6

by Michael Sullivan
     
 

The latest edition of this undergraduate text weaves in exercises drawn from real-world problems encountered by engineers and others at electronics giant Motorola Inc. The text covers graphs; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; analytic trigonometry; applications of trigonometric functions; polar… See more details below

Overview

The latest edition of this undergraduate text weaves in exercises drawn from real-world problems encountered by engineers and others at electronics giant Motorola Inc. The text covers graphs; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; analytic trigonometry; applications of trigonometric functions; polar coordinates and vectors; analytic geometry; systems of equations and inequalities; sequences, induction, and the binomial theorem; counting and probability; and the limit, derivative, and integral of a function. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130412140
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1069
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Sullivan, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Chicago State University, received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mike taught at Chicago State for 35 years before recently retiring. He is a native of Chicago’s South Side and divides his time between a home in Oak Lawn IL and a condo in Naples FL.

Mike is a member of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America. He is a past president of the Text and Academic Authors Association and is currently Treasurer of its Foundation. He is a member of the TAA Council of Fellows and was awarded the TAA Mike Keedy award in 1997 and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. In addition, he represents TAA on the Authors Coalition of America.

Mike has been writing textbooks for more than 35 years and currently has 15 books in print, twelve with Pearson Education. When not writing, he enjoys tennis, golf, gardening, and travel.

Mike has four children: Kathleen teaches college mathematics; Michael III teaches college mathematics and is his coauthor on two precalculus series; Dan works in publishing; and Colleen teaches middle-school and secondary school mathematics. Twelve grandchildren round out the family.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Preliminaries1
Ch. 2Functions and their Graphs95
Ch. 3Polynomial and Rational Functions173
Ch. 4Exponential and Logarithmic Functions263
Ch. 5Trigonometric Functions321
Ch. 6Graphs of Trigonometric Functions385
Ch. 7Analytic Trigonometry435
Ch. 8Additional Applications of Trigonometry477
Ch. 9Analytic Geometry545
Ch. 10Systems of Equations and Inequalities607
Ch. 11Induction; Sequences677
Ch. 12Miscellaneous Topics717
Appendix: Algebra Review779
Tables807
AnswersA1
IndexI1

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