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- Graphs and trigonometric identities
- Vectors, polar coordinates, and complex numbers
- Inverse functions and equations
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Trigonometric Functions.
Chapter 2: Trigonometry of Triangles.
Chapter 3: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions.
Chapter 4: Trigonometric Identities.
Chapter 5: Vectors.
Chapter 6: Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers.
Chapter 7: Inverse Functions and Equations.
Chapter 8: Additional Topics.
CQR Resource Center.