Technical Mathematics / Edition 3

Technical Mathematics / Edition 3

by John C. Peterson, Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766861880

ISBN-13: 9780766861886

Pub. Date: 08/11/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for students preparing for careers in technical, scientific, or engineering fields, this book covers pre- calculus topics including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. The application of the math to scientific pursuits is emphasized, especially in examples and exercises. Peterson taught at Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

Overview

Intended for students preparing for careers in technical, scientific, or engineering fields, this book covers pre- calculus topics including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. The application of the math to scientific pursuits is emphasized, especially in examples and exercises. Peterson taught at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766861886
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/11/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1072
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Real Number System. 2. Algebraic Concepts and Operations of Equations. 3. Geometry. 4. Functions and Graphs. 5. An Introduction to Trigonometry and Variation. 6. Systems of Linear Equations and Determinants. 7. Factoring and Algebraic Fractions. 8. Vectors and Trigonometric Functions 9. Fractional and Quadratic Equations. 10. Graphs of Trigonometric Functions 11. Exponents and Radicals. 12. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 13. Statistics and Empirical Methods. 14. Complex Numbers. 15. An Introduction to Plane Analytic Geometry. 16. Computer Number Systems. 17. Higher Degree Equations. 18. Systems of Equations and Inequalities. 19. Matrices. 20. Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Formula. 21. Trigonometric Formulas, Identities, and Equations. 22. An Introduction to Calculus. Appendix A: The Metric System. Appendix B: Table of Integrals Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises Index of Applications. Index. The following chapters are available in CourseMate: 23. The Derivative 24. Applications of Derivatives 25. Integration 26. Applications of Integration 27. Derivatives of Transcendental Functions 28. Techniques of Integration 29. Parametric Equations, Vectors, and Polar Coordinates 30. Partial Derivatives and Multiple Integrals 31. Infinite Series 32. First-Order Differential Equations 33. Higher-Order Differential Equations 34. Numerical Methods and LaPlace Transforms.

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