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For undergraduate courses in College Algebra, Algebra and Trigonometry, Trigonometry, and Precalculus.A proven motivator for students of diverse mathematical backgrounds, this text explores mathematics within the context of real-life, using understandable, realistic applications consistent with the abilities of any student. Graphing techniques are emphasized, including a thorough discussion of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and conics. The use of a graphing calculator is optional.
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  • Hardback | 1073 pages
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 45.72mm | 2,199.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130954020
  • 9780130954022

Table of contents

1. Equations and Graphs. 2. Functions and Their Graphs. 3. Polynomial and Rational Functions. 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 5. Trigonometric Functions. 6. Analytic Trigonometry. 7. Applications of Trigonometric Functions. 8. Polar Coordinates; Vectors. 9. Analytic Geometry. 10. Systems of Equations and Inequalities. 11. Sequences; Induction; Counting; Probability. 12. A Preview of Calculus: The Limit and The Derivative of a Function. Appendix A: Algebra Review. Appendix B: Graphing Utilities. Answers. Index.
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