Precalculus with Graphing Calculators / Edition 1

Precalculus with Graphing Calculators / Edition 1

by Michael Sullivan, Joan E. Girard, Michael III Sullivan
     
 

Written by the authors while using graphing utilities in their own classrooms, these texts fully utilize graphing utilities in order for students to explore and discover important precalculus concepts. This series combines the successful writing style of the authors with cutting edge technology. Professors and students alike will find that these texts present the… See more details below

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Written by the authors while using graphing utilities in their own classrooms, these texts fully utilize graphing utilities in order for students to explore and discover important precalculus concepts. This series combines the successful writing style of the authors with cutting edge technology. Professors and students alike will find that these texts present the material at the correct pace-with an appropriate emphasis on the technology as a tool and mathematics as the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023437427
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.21(w) x 10.26(h) x 1.81(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Review.)
1. Graphs.

Rectangular Coordinates; Graphing Utilities. Introduction to Graphing Equations. Symmetry; Graphing Key Equations; Circles. Solving Equations Using a Graphing Utility. Solving Inequalities. Lines. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

2. Functions and Their Graphs.
Functions. Linear Functions and Models. Properties of Functions. Library of Functions; Piecewise-Defined Functions. Graphing Techniques: Transformations. Operations on Functions; Composite Functions. Mathematical Models: Constructing Functions. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

3. Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Quadratic Functions and Models. Power Functions and Models. Polynomial Functions and Models. Rational Functions I. Rational Functions II: Analyzing Graphs. Polynomial and Rational Inequalities. The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function. Complex Zeros; Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

4. 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. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

5. Trigonometric Functions.
Angles and Their Measure. TrigonometricFunctions: Unit Circle Approach. Properties of the Trigonometric Functions. Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions. Graphs of the Tangent, Cotangent, Secant, and Cosecant Functions. Phase Shifts; Sinusoidal Curve Fitting. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

6. Analytic Trigonometry.
The Inverse Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions. The Inverse Trigonometric Functions (continued) Trigonometric Identities. Sum and Difference Formulas. Double-angle and Half-angle Formulas. Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas. Trigonometric Equations II. Trigonometric Equations II Chapter Review. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

7. Applications of Trigonometric Functions.
Right Triangle Trigonometry. Law of Sines. Law of Cosines. Area of a Triangle. Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Motion; Combining Waves. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

8. Polar Coordinates; Vectors.
Polar Coordinates. Polar Equations and Graphs. The Complex Plane; DeMoivre's Theorem. Vectors. The Dot Product. Vectors in Space. The Cross Product. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

9. 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. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

10. 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 Inequalities. Linear Programming. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

11. Sequences, Induction, the Binomial Theorem.
Sequences. Arithmetic Sequences. Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Theorem. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

12. Counting and Probability.
Sets and Counting. Permutations and Combinations. Probability of Equally Likely Outcomes. Obtaining Probabilities from Data. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

13. 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. Chapter Projects. Cumulative Review.

Appendix Review.
Algebra Review. Geometry Review. Polynomials. Rational Expressions. Polynomial Division; Synthetic Division. Equations. Complex Numbers; Quadratic Equations with a Negative Discriminant. Setting up Equations; Applications. nth Roots; Rational Exponents.

Answers.
Index.

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