# Precalculus, 6th edition

Published by Pearson (January 31, 2016) © 2017

**Margaret L. Lial**American River College**John Hornsby**University of New Orleans**David I. Schneider**University of Maryland**Callie J. Daniels**St. Charles Community College

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**R. Review of Basic Concepts**

R-1 Sets

R-2 Real Numbers and Their Properties

R-3 Polynomials

R-4 Factoring Polynomials

R-5 Rational Expressions

R-6 Rational Exponents

R-7 Radical Expressions

**1. Equations and Inequalities**

1-1 Linear Equations

1-2 Applications and Modeling with Linear Equations

1-3 Complex Numbers

1-4 Quadratic Equations

1-5 Applications and Modeling with Quadratic Equations

1-6 Other Types of Equations and Applications

1-7 Inequalities

1-8 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

**2. Graphs and Functions**

2-1 Rectangular Coordinates and Graphs

2-2 Circles

2-3 Functions

2-4 Linear Functions

2-5 Equations of Lines and Linear Models

2-6 Graphs of Basic Functions

2-7 Graphing Techniques

2-8 Function Operations and Composition

**3. Polynomial and Rational Functions**

3-1 Quadratic Functions and Models

3-2 Synthetic Division

3-3 Zeros of Polynomial Functions

3-4 Polynomial Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models

3-5 Rational Functions: Graphs, Applications, and Models

3-6 Variation

**4. Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions**

4-1 Inverse Functions

4-2 Exponential Functions

4-3 Logarithmic Functions

4-4 Evaluating Logarithms and the Change-of-Base Theorem

4-5 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

4-6 Applications of Models of Exponential Growth and Decay

**5. Trigonometric Functions**

5-1 Angles

5-2 Trigonometric Functions

5-3 Trigonometric Function Values and Angle Measures

5-4 Solutions and Applications of Right Triangles

**6. The Circular Functions and Their Graphs**

6-1 Radian Measure

6-2 The Unit Circle and Circular Functions

6-3 Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

6-4 Translations of the Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions

6-5 Graphs of the Tangent and Cotangent Functions

6-6 Graphs of the Secant and Cosecant Functions

6-7 Harmonic Motion

**7. Trigonometric Identities and Equations**

7-1 Fundamental Identities

7-2 Verifying Trigonometric Identities

7-3 Sum and Difference Identities

7-4 Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities

7-5 Inverse Circular Functions

7-6 Trigonometric Equations

7-7 Equations Involving Inverse Trigonometric Functions

**8. Applications of Trigonometry**

8-1 The Law of Sines

8-2 The Law of Cosines

8-3 Geometrically Defined Vectors and Applications

8-4 Algebraically Defined Vectors and the Dot Product

8-5 Trigonometric (Polar) Form of Complex Numbers; Products and Quotients

8-6 De Moivre’s Theorem; Powers and Roots of Complex Numbers

8-7 Polar Equations and Graphs

8-8 Parametric Equations, Graphs, and Applications

**9. Systems and Matrices**

9-1 Systems of Linear Equations

9-2 Matrix Solution of Linear Systems

9-3 Determinant Solution of Linear Systems

9-4 Partial Fractions

9-5 Nonlinear Systems of Equations

9-6 Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming

9-7 Properties of Matrices

9-8 Matrix Inverses

**10. Analytic Geometry**

10-1 Parabolas

10-2 Ellipses

10-3 Hyperbolas

10-4 Summary of the Conic Sections

**11. Further Topics in Algebra**

11-1 Sequences and Series

11-2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series

11-3 Geometric Sequences and Series

11-4 The Binomial Theorem

11-5 Mathematical Induction

11-6 Counting Theory

11-7 Basics of Probability

Appendices

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