## A First Course in Mathematics for Students of Engineering and the Physical Sciences |

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### Contents

COMPUTATION WITH MEASURED QUANTITIES | 1 |

SECTION | 8 |

TRIGONOMETRY | 17 |

Copyright | |

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algebraic approximately axis Boyle’s Law circle complex number complex vector components constant cosine curve deﬁned deﬁnition determinant diameter direction distance Draw ellipse equal Example exponents expression factor feet per second ﬁnd Find the equation ﬁnding ﬁrst ﬁve ﬁxed force function geometric geometric series given graph height Hence horizontal hyperbola inches law of cosines law of sines length locus logarithms measured miles per hour multiplied negative notation obtained operation origin parabola plane Plot polar coordinates positive pounds problem quadratic quadratic equation quantity radians radius real numbers rectangular represents result revolutions per minute right triangle right-hand member roots rotating satisﬁed scale SECTION segment Show shown in Figure side signiﬁcant ﬁgures Simplify simultaneous equations sine slide rule slope solution Solve Exercise speciﬁc speed square straight line tangent theorem tion trigonometric units velocity vertical x-axis y-axis z-axis zero