Precalculus: With Unit Circle Trigonometry
David Cohen's PRECALCULUS, WITH UNIT-CIRCLE TRIGONOMETRY, Fourth Edition, focuses on teaching mathematics, using a graphical perspective throughout to provide a visual understanding of college algebra and trigonometry. The author is known for his clear writing style and the numerous quality exercises and applications he includes in his respected texts. In this new edition, graphs, visualization of data, and functions are now introduced much earlier and receive greater emphasis. Many sections now contain more examples and exercises involving applications and real-life data. While this edition takes the existence of the graphing calculator for granted, the material is arranged so that one can teach the course with as much or as little graphing utility work as he/she wishes.
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Equations and Inequalities
Polynomial and Rational Functions Applications to Optimization
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
The Trigonometric Functions
Graphs of theTrigonometric Functions
Systems of Equations
The Conic Sections
Roots of Polynomial Equations
Additional Topics in Algebra
Answers to Selected Exercises
Additional Topics In Trigonometry
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