# Schaum's Outline of Precalculus, 3rd Edition: 600 Solved Problems + 30 Videos

McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 16, 2012 - Mathematics - 408 pages
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### Contents

 Chapter 1 Preliminaries 1 Chapter 2 Polynomials 7 Chapter 3 Exponents 15 Chapter 4 Rational and Radical Expressions 20 Chapter 5 Linear and Nonlinear Equations 29 Chapter 6 Linear and Nonlinear Inequalities 41 Chapter 7 Absolute Value in Equations and Inequalities 49 Chapter 8 Analytic Geometry 54
 Chapter 25 Inverse Trigonometric Functions 230 Chapter 26 Triangles 240 Chapter 27 Vectors 252 Chapter 28 Polar Coordinates Parametric Equations 261 Chapter 29 Trigonometric Form of Complex Numbers 270 Chapter 30 Systems of Linear Equations 279 Chapter 31 Gaussian and GaussJordan Elimination 287 Chapter 32 Partial Fraction Decomposition 294

 Chapter 9 Functions 68 Chapter 10 Linear Functions 79 Chapter 11 Transformations and Graphs 87 Chapter 12 Quadratic Functions 95 Chapter 13 Algebra of Functions Inverse Functions 104 Chapter 14 Polynomial Functions 114 Chapter 15 Rational Functions 132 Chapter 16 Algebraic Functions Variation 146 Chapter 17 Exponential Functions 154 Chapter 18 Logarithmic Functions 162 Chapter 19 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 168 Chapter 20 Trigonometric Functions 176 Chapter 21 Graphs of Trigonometric Functions 187 Chapter 22 Angles 197 Chapter 23 Trigonometric Identities and Equations 211 Chapter 24 Sum Difference Multiple and HalfAngle Formulas 220
 Chapter 33 Nonlinear Systems of Equations 302 Chapter 34 Introduction to Matrix Algebra 309 Chapter 35 Matrix Multiplication and Inverses 313 Chapter 36 Determinants and Cramers Rule 322 Chapter 37 Loci Parabolas 330 Chapter 38 Ellipses and Hyperbolas 337 Chapter 39 Rotation of Axes 349 Chapter 40 Conic Sections 356 Chapter 41 Sequences and Series 362 Chapter 42 The Principle of Mathematical Induction 368 Chapter 43 Special Sequences and Series 374 Chapter 44 Binomial Theorem 381 Chapter 45 Limits Continuity Derivatives 387 Index 399 Copyright