  # Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus, 12th edition

• Allyn J. Washington

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## Overview

Basic Technical Mathematics with Calculus focuses on the essentials you need, with no added theory or side trips. It supports understanding of mathematical techniques and how they apply on the job in fields like computer design, electronics, solar energy, lasers, and the environment. A vast number of applications create a solid foundation in algebra and trigonometry and demonstrate their applicability in various technical fields. Plenty of solved examples, problem sets, and practice exercises help reinforce skills. End-of-chapter review and test prep help you succeed on quizzes and exams. Additionally, the authors point out common errors, frequently misunderstood topics, and essential material.

ISBN-13: 9780137582792

Category: Technical Math

1. Basic Algebraic Operations
• 1.1 Numbers
• 1.2 Fundamental Operations of Algebra
• 1.3 Calculators and Approximate Numbers
• 1.4 Exponents and Unit Conversions
• 1.5 Scientific Notation
• 1.7 Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions
• 1.8 Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions
• 1.9 Division of Algebraic Expressions
• 1.10 Solving Equations
• 1.11 Formulas and Literal Equations
• 1.12 Applied Word Problems
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
2. Geometry
• 2.1 Lines and Angles
• 2.2 Triangles
• 2.4 Circles
• 2.5 Measurement of Irregular Areas
• 2.6 Solid Geometric Figures
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
3. Functions and Graphs
• 3.1 Introduction to Functions
• 3.3 Rectangular Coordinates
• 3.4 The Graph of a Function
• 3.5 Graphs on the Graphing Calculator
• 3.6 Graphs of Functions Defined by Tables of Data
• Review Exercises and Practice Test
4. The Trigonometric Functions
• 4.1 Angles
• 4.2 Defining the Trigonometric Functions
• 4.3 Values of the Trigonometric Functions
• 4.4 The Right Triangle
• 4.5 Applications of Right Triangles
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
5. Systems of Linear Equations;Determinants
• 5.1 Linear Equations and Graphs of Linear Functions
• 5.2 Systems of Equations and Graphical Solutions
• 5.3 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns Algebraically
• 5.4 Solving Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns by Determinants
• 5.5 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns Algebraically
• 5.6 Solving Systems of Three Linear Equations in Three Unknowns by Determinants
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
6. Factoring and Fractions
• 6.1 Factoring: Greatest Common Factor and Difference of Squares
• 6.2 Factoring Trinomials
• 6.3 The Sum and Difference of Cubes
• 6.4 Equivalent Fractions
• 6.5 Multiplication and Division of Fractions
• 6.6 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
• 6.7 Equations Involving Fractions
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
• 7.1 Quadratic Equations; Solution by Factoring
• 7.2 Completing the Square
• 7.4 The Graph of the Quadratic Function
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
8. Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
• 8.1 Signs of the Trigonometric Functions
• 8.2 Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
• 8.4 Applications of Radian Measure
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
9. Vectors and Oblique Triangles
• 9.1 Introduction to Vectors
• 9.2 Components of Vectors
• 9.3 Vector Addition by Components
• 9.4 Applications of Vectors
• 9.5 Oblique Triangles, the Law of Sines
• 9.6 The Law of Cosines
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
10. Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions
• 10.1 Graphs of y = a sin x and y = a cos x
• 10.2 Graphs of y = a sin bx and y = a cos bx
• 10.3 Graphs of y = a sin(bx + c) and y = a cos(bx + c)
• 10.4 Graphs of y = tan x, y = cot x, y = sec x, y = csc x
• 10.5 Applications of the Trigonometric Graphs
• 10.6 Composite Trigonometric Curves
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
• 11.1 Simplifying Expressions with Integer Exponents
• 11.2 Fractional Exponents
• 11.5 Multiplication and Division of Radicals
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
12. Complex Numbers
• 12.1 Basic Definitions
• 12.2 Basic Operations with Complex Numbers
• 12.3 Graphical Representation of Complex Numbers
• 12.4 Polar Form of a Complex Number
• 12.5 Exponential Form of a Complex Number
• 12.6 Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers
• 12.7 An Application to Alternating-current (ac) Circuits
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
13. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
• 13.1 Exponential Functions
• 13.2 Logarithmic Functions
• 13.3 Properties of Logarithms
• 13.4 Logarithms to the Base 10
• 13.5 Natural Logarithms
• 13.6 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
• 13.7 Graphs on Logarithmic and Semilogarithmic Paper
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
14. Additional Types of Equations and Systems of Equations
• 14.1 Graphical Solution of Systems of Equations
• 14.2 Algebraic Solution of Systems of Equations
• 14.3 Equations in Quadratic Form
• Review Exercises and Practice Test
15. Equations of Higher Degree
• 15.1 The Remainder and Factor Theorems; Synthetic Division
• 15.2 The Roots of an Equation
• 15.3 Rational and Irrational Roots
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
16. Matrices; Systems of Linear Equations
• 16.1 Matrices: Definitions and Basic Operations
• 16.2 Multiplication of Matrices
• 16.3 Finding the Inverse of a Matrix
• 16.4 Matrices and Linear Equations
• 16.5 Gaussian Elimination
• 16.6 Higher-order Determinants
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
17. Inequalities
• 17.1 Properties of Inequalities
• 17.2 Solving Linear Inequalities
• 17.3 Solving Nonlinear Inequalities
• 17.4 Inequalities Involving Absolute Values
• 17.5 Graphical Solution of Inequalities with Two Variables
• 17.6 Linear Programming
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
18. Variation
• 18.1 Ratio and Proportion
• 18.2 Variation
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
19. Sequences and the Binomial Theorem
• 19.1 Arithmetic Sequences
• 19.2 Geometric Sequences
• 19.3 Infinite Geometric Series
• 19.4 The Binomial Theorem
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
• 20.1 Fundamental Trigonometric Identities
• 20.2 The Sum and Difference Formulas
• 20.3 Double-Angle Formulas
• 20.4 Half-Angle Formulas
• 20.5 Solving Trigonometric Equations
• 20.6 The Inverse Trigonometric Functions
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
21. Plane Analytic Geometry
• 21.1 Basic Definitions
• 21.2 The Straight Line
• 21.3 The Circle
• 21.4 The Parabola
• 21.5 The Ellipse
• 21.6 The Hyperbola
• 21.7 Translation of Axes
• 21.8 The Second-degree Equation
• 21.9 Rotation of Axes
• 21.10 Polar Coordinates
• 21.11 Curves in Polar Coordinates
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
22. Introduction to Statistics
• 22.1 Graphical Displays of Data
• 22.2 Measures of Central Tendency
• 22.3 Standard Deviation
• 22.4 Normal Distributions
• 22.5 Statistical Process Control
• 22.6 Linear Regression
• 22.7 Nonlinear Regression
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
23. The Derivative
• 23.1 Limits
• 23.2 The Slope of a Tangent to a Curve
• 23.3 The Derivative
• 23.4 The Derivative as an Instantaneous Rate of Change
• 23.5 Derivatives of Polynomials
• 23.6 Derivatives of Products and Quotients of Functions
• 23.7 The Derivative of a Power of a Function
• 23.8 Differentiation of Implicit Functions
• 23.9 Higher Derivatives
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
24. Applications of the Derivative
• 24.1 Tangents and Normals
• 24.2 Newton's Method for Solving Equations
• 24.3 Curvilinear Motion
• 24.4 Related Rates
• 24.5 Using Derivatives in Curve Sketching
• 24.6 More on Curve Sketching
• 24.7 Applied Maximum and Minimum Problems
• 24.8 Differentials and Linear Approximations
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
25. Integration
• 25.1 Antiderivatives
• 25.2 The Indefinite Integral
• 25.3 The Area Under a Curve
• 25.4  The Definite Integral
• 25.5  Numerical Integration: The Trapezoidal Rule
• 25.6  Simpson's Rule
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
26. Applications of Integration
• 26.1  Applications of the Indefinite Integral
• 26.2  Areas by Integration
• 26.3  Volumes by Integration
• 26.4  Centroids
• 26.5  Moments of Inertia
• 26.6  Other Applications
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
27. Differentiation of Transcendental Functions
• 27.1  Derivatives of the Sine and Cosine Functions
• 27.2  Derivatives of the Other Trigonometric Functions
• 27.3  Derivatives of the Inverse Trigonometric Functions
• 27.4  Applications
• 27.5  Derivative of the Logarithmic Function
• 27.6  Derivative of the Exponential Function
• 27.7  L'Hopital's Rule
• 27.8  Applications
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
28. Methods of Integration
• 28.1  The Power Rule for Integration
• 28.2  The Basic Logarithmic Form
• 28.3  The Exponential Form
• 28.4  Basic Trigonometric Forms
• 28.5  Other Trigonometric Forms
• 28.6  Inverse Trigonometric Forms
• 28.7  Integration by Parts
• 28.8  Integration by Trigonometric Substitution
• 28.9  Integration by Partial Fractions: Non-repeated Linear Factors
• 28.10  Integration by Partial Fractions: Other Cases
• 28.11  Integration by Use of Tables
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
29. Partial Derivatives and Double Integrals
• 29.1 Functions of Two Variables
• 29.2 Curves and Surfaces in Three Dimensions
• 29.3 Partial Derivatives
• 29.4 Double Integrals
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
30. Expansion of Functions in Series
• 30.1 Infinite Series
• 30.2 Maclaurin Series
• 30.3 Operations with Series
• 30.4 Computations by Use of Series Expansions
• 30.5 Taylor Series
• 30.6 Introduction to Fourier Series
• 30.7 More About Fourier Series
• Key Formulas and Equations, Review Exercises, and Practice Test
31. Differential Equations
• 31.1 Solutions of Differential Equations
• 31.2 Separation of Variables
• 31.3 Integrating Combinations
• 31.4 The Linear Differential Equation of the First Order
• 31.5 Numerical Solutions of First-order Equations
• 31.6 Elementary Applications
• 31.7 Higher-order Homogeneous Equations
• 31.8 Auxiliary Equation with Repeated or Complex Roots
• 31.9 Solutions of Nonhomogeneous Equations
• 31.10 Applications of Higher-order Equations
• 31.11 Laplace Transforms
• 31.12 Solving Differential Equations by Laplace Transforms

### APPENDICES

1. Solving Word Problems
2. Units of Measurement
3. Newton's Method
4. A Table of Integrals
5. Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers (online at bit.ly/3h1t3lt)

#### Index

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