## College Algebra and TrigonometryThis text provides a thorough treatment of mathematical concepts and techniques that engages students through motivational questions, applications, and examples from the real world. Mathematics is presented in a cultural context that demonstrates the relevancy of math to other areas familiar to students, such as sports, art, cinema, law, literature, politics, and philosophy. |

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### Contents

FOUNDATIONS AND FUNDAMENTALS | 1 |

Number Systems and Estimation | 2 |

Introduction to Coordinate Geometry | 13 |

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College Algebra and Trigonometry: A Contemporary Approach David Dwyer,Mark Gruenwald No preview available - 1999 |

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5OLUTION algebraic apply Approximately augmented matrix axis binomial coefficients complex number compounded compute coordinates corresponding cosine defined denotes determine Discussion or Essay distance domain ellipse estimate Evaluate EXAAAPLE example EXERCISES exponential factors feet formula function f(x Gauss-Jordan elimination geometric sequence given graph graphics calculator height hyperbola identity inequality integer inverse Law of Cosines Law of Sines length linear logarithmic identities logarithms mathematical Mathematical Induction matrix maximum multiplication natural numbers notation nth root obtain parabola PICURE plot the graph polynomial population Projects for Enrichment quadratic radians radius Rational Zero Theorem rational zeros real numbers relation row-echelon form Section sequence shown in Figure sides Simplify sine sketch the graph slope solution set solve square subtract Suppose system of equations Theorem tion triangle trigonometric functions units values variables vector velocity vertex Vertical asymptote x-intercepts