Precalculus: A Right Triangle Approach, 5th edition
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Overview
Precalculus: A Right Triangle Approach gives you the strength of solid mathematics in an engaging, friendly way. It draws from the authors' extensive classroom experience to connect conceptual understanding while maintaining the level of mathematics required. In the 5th Edition new resources lift you to reach your full potential, including Key Ideas for the next section, objective video and notetaking guides, and much more. Nationally recognized instructors Jessica Bernards and Wendy Fresh join the author team to add fresh perspective to this revision.
Published by Pearson (January 7th 2022)  Copyright © 2023
ISBN13: 9780137519415
Subject: Precalculus, College Algebra & Trigonometry
Category: Precalculus
Table of contents
P. BASIC CONCEPTS OF ALGEBRA
 P.1 The Real Numbers and Their Properties
 P.2 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
 P.3 Polynomials
 P.4 Factoring Polynomials
 P.5 Rational Expressions
 P.6 Rational Exponents and Radicals
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
1. EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
 1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable
 1.2 Applications of Linear Equations: Modeling
 1.3 Quadratic Equations
 1.4 Complex Numbers: Quadratic Equations with Complex Solutions
 1.5 Solving Other Types of Equations
 1.6 Inequalities
 1.7 Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
2. GRAPHS AND FUNCTIONS
 2.1 The Coordinate Plane
 2.2 Graphs of Equations
 2.3 Lines
 2.4 Functions
 2.5 Properties of Functions
 2.6 A Library of Functions
 2.7 Transformations of Functions
 2.8 Combining Functions; Composite Functions
 2.9 Inverse Functions
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P2
3. POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS
 3.1 Quadratic Functions
 3.2 Polynomial Functions
 3.3 Dividing Polynomials
 3.4 The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function
 3.5 The Complex Zeros of a Polynomial Function
 3.6 Rational Functions
 3.7 Variation
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P3
4. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS
 4.1 Exponential Functions
 4.2 Logarithmic Functions
 4.3 Rules of Logarithms
 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Inequalities
 4.5 Logarithmic Scales; Modeling
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P4
5. TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
 5.1 Angles and Their Measure
 5.2 RightTriangle Trigonometry
 5.3 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle; The Unit Circle
 5.4 Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions
 5.5 Graphs of the Other Trigonometric Functions
 5.6 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P5
6. TRIGONOMETRIC IDENTITIES AND EQUATIONS
 6.1 Trigonometric Identities
 6.2 Sum and Difference Formulas
 6.3 DoubleAngle and HalfAngle Formulas
 6.4 ProducttoSum and SumtoProduct Formulas
 6.5 Trigonometric Equations I
 6.6 Trigonometric Equations II
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P6
7. APPLICATIONS OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
 7.1 The Law of Sines
 7.2 The Law of Cosines
 7.3 Areas of Polygons Using Trigonometry
 7.4 Vectors
 7.5 The Dot Product
 7.6 Polar Coordinates
 7.7 Polar Form of Complex Numbers; DeMoivre's Theorem
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P7
8. SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
 8.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
 8.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
 8.3 PartialFraction Decomposition
 8.4 Systems of Nonlinear Equations
 8.5 Systems of Inequalities
 8.6 Linear Programming
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P8
9. MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS
 9.1 Matrices and Systems of Equations
 9.2 Matrix Algebra
 9.3 The Matrix Inverse
 9.4 Determinants and Cramer's Rule
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P9
10. CONIC SECTIONS
 10.1 Conic Sections: Overview
 10.2 The Parabola
 10.3 The Ellipse
 10.4 The Hyperbola
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P10
11. FURTHER TOPICS IN ALGEBRA
 11.1 Sequences and Series
 11.2 Arithmetic Sequences; Partial Sums
 11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series
 11.4 Mathematical Induction
 11.5 The Binomial Theorem
 11.6 Counting Principles
 11.7 Probability
 Key Ideas At a Glance
 Review Exercises
 Practice Test
 Cumulative Review Exercises Chapters P11
Answers to Selected Exercises
Credits
Index
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