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

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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
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Fred Safier, M.S. (San Francisco, CA) has been a mathematics Instructor at City College of San Franscisco since 1967 and is the author of numerous students' solution manuals in algebra, trigonometry, and precalculus.

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