Precalculus Essentials, 6th edition
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Overview
Bob Blitzer continues to support and inspire students with his engaging approach, making this a series that is beloved year after year by students and instructors alike. In Precalculus Essentials, 6th Edition, Blitzer's unique background in mathematics and behavioral science presents readers with a wide range of applications, drawn from pop culture and uptodate references, that appeal to students of all majors and connect math to their lives.
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Published by Pearson (June 15th 2021)  Copyright © 2022
ISBN13: 9780137417698
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: Precalculus
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra
 P.1 Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers
 P.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
 P.3 Radicals and Rational Exponents
 P.4 Polynomials
 P.5 Factoring Polynomials
 P.6 Rational Expressions
 Functions and Graphs
 1.1 Graphs and Graphing Utilities
 1.2 Basics of Functions and Their Graphs
 1.3 More on Functions and Their Graphs
 1.4 Linear Functions and Slope
 1.5 More on Slope
 1.6 Transformations of Functions
 1.7 Combinations of Functions; Composite Functions
 1.8 Inverse Functions
 1.9 Distance and Midpoint Formulas; Circles
 Polynomial and Rational Functions
 2.1 Complex Numbers
 2.2 Quadratic Functions
 2.3 Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
 2.4 Dividing Polynomials; Remainder and Factor Theorems
 2.5 Zeros of Polynomial Functions
 2.6 Rational Functions and Their Graphs
 2.7 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
 2.8 Modeling Using Variation
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 3.1 Exponential Functions
 3.2 Logarithmic Functions
 3.3 Properties of Logarithms
 3.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 3.5 Exponential Growth and Decay; Modeling Data
 Trigonometric Functions
 4.1 Angles and Radian Measure
 4.2 Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle
 4.3 Right Triangle Trigonometry
 4.4 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
 4.5 Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions
 4.6 Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions
 4.7 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 4.8 Applications of Trigonometric Functions
 Analytic Trigonometry
 5.1 Verifying Trigonometric Identities
 5.2 Sum and Difference Formulas
 5.3 DoubleAngle, PowerReducing, and HalfAngle Formulas
 5.4 ProducttoSum and SumtoProduct Formulas
 5.5 Trigonometric Equations
 Additional Topics in Trigonometry
 6.1 The Law of Sines
 6.2 The Law of Cosines
 6.3 Polar Coordinates
 6.4 Graphs of Polar Equations
 6.5 Complex Numbers in Polar Form; DeMoivre's Theorem
 6.6 Vectors
 6.7 The Dot Product
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