Pre-Calculus Demystified

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071469567

Category: Mathematics

Page: 468

View: 1056

Pre-Calculus Demystified leads the reader through all the intricacies and requirements of this essential course Whether you need to pass a class, a college requirement, or get a leg up on more advanced topics, this book provides clear explanation with a wealth of questions, answers and practical examples. Packed with practical examples, graphs, and Q&As, this complete self-teaching guide from the best-selling author of Algebra Demystified covers all the essential topics, including: absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, functions and their graphs, inverses, proportion and ratio, and much more.

Pre-calculus Demystified, Second Edition

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071778500

Category: Mathematics

Page: 544

View: 4880

Your step-by-step solution to mastering precalculus Understanding precalculus often opens the door to learning more advanced and practical math subjects, and can also help satisfy college requisites. Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, is your key to mastering this sometimes tricky subject. This self-teaching guide presents general precalculus concepts first, so you'll ease into the basics. You'll gradually master functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more. As you progress, you'll also conquer topics such as absolute value, nonlinear inequalities, inverses, trigonometric functions, and conic sections. Clear, detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Linear questions Functions Polynomial division The rational zero theorem Logarithms Matrix arithmetic Basic trigonometry Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Precalculus Demystified, Second Edition, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

Business Calculus Demystified

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071483438

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 7591

Take the FEAR OUT of Business Calculus Business Calculus Demystified clarifies the concepts and processes of calculus and demonstrates their applications to the workplace. Best-selling math author Rhonda Huettenmueller uses the same combination of winning step-by-step teaching techniques and real-world business and mathematical examples that have succeeded with tens of thousands of college students, regardless of their math experience or affinity for the subject. With Business Calculus Demystified, you learn at your own pace. You get explanations that make differentiation and integration -- the main concepts of calculus -- understandable and interesting. This unique self-teaching guide reinforces learning, builds your confidence and skill, and continuously demonstrates your mastery of topics with a wealth of practice problems and detailed solutions throughout, multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each chapter, and a "final exam" that tests your total understanding of business calculus. Learn business calculus for the real world! This self-teaching course conquers confusion with clarity and ease. Get ready to: Get a solid foundation right from the start with a review of algebra Master one idea per section -- develop complete, comfortable understanding of a topic before proceeding to the next Find a well-explained definition of the derivative and its properties; instantaneous rates of change; the power, product, quotient, and chain rules; and layering different formulas Learn methods for maximizing revenue and profit... minimizing cost... and solving other optimizing problems See how to use calculus to sketch graphs Understand implicit differentiation, rational functions, exponents, and logarithm functions -- learn how to use log properties to simplify differentiation Painlessly learn integration formulas and techniques and applications of the integral Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! Who says business calculus has to be boring? Business Calculus Demystified is a lively and entertaining way to master this essential math subject!

Calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Author: Steven Krantz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743642

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

View: 1299

Calculate this: learning CALCULUS just got a whole lot easier! Stumped trying to understand calculus? Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, will help you master this essential mathematical subject. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering the basics--number systems, coordinates, sets, and functions. You'll move on to limits, derivatives, integrals, and indeterminate forms. Transcendental functions, methods of integration, and applications of the integral are also covered. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll get: Applications of the derivative and the integral Rules of integration Coverage of improper integrals An explanation of calculus with logarithmic and exponential functions Details on calculation of work, averages, arc length, and surface area Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, is one book you won't want to function without!

Precalculus Mathematics in a Nutshell: Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry

Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry

Author: George F. Simmons

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1592441300

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

View: 1450

ÒGeometry is a very beautiful subject whose qualities of elegance, order, and certainty have exerted a powerful attraction on the human mind for many centuries. . . Algebra's importance lies in the student's future. . . as essential preparation for the serious study of science, engineering, economics, or for more advanced types of mathematics. . . The primary importance of trigonometry is not in its applications to surveying and navigation, or in making computations about triangles, but rather in the mathematical description of vibrations, rotations, and periodic phenomena of all kinds, including light, sound, alternating currents, and the orbits of the planets around the sun.Ó In this brief, clearly written book, the essentials of geometry, algebra, and trigonometry are pulled together into three complementary and convenient small packages, providing an excellent preview and review for anyone who wishes to prepare to master calculus with a minimum of misunderstanding and wasted time and effort. Students and other readers will find here all they need to pull them through.

CLEP Precalculus

Author: Betty Travis

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 0738666483

Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

View: 8098

Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® Precalculus Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP® exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. The CLEP® Precalculus test prep assesses the skills tested on the official CLEP® exam. Our comprehensive review chapters cover: algebraic expressions, equations, and inequalities; functions: concept, properties, and operations; representations of functions; analytic geometry; trigonometry and more. The book includes two full-length practice tests. Each exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right-we explain why the other answer choices are wrong-so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP® preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP® titles available. Our test preps for CLEP® exams help you earn college credit, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

CliffsQuickReview Precalculus

Author: W. Michael Kelley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544185099

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

View: 5768

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. You're sure to get a firm grip on core concepts and key material and be ready for the test with this guide at your side. Whether you're new to functions, analytic geometry, and matrices or just brushing up on those topics, CliffsQuickReview Precalculus can help. This guide introduces each topic, defines key terms, and walks you through each sample problem step-by-step. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as Arithmetic and algebraic skills Functions and their graphs Polynomials, including binomial expansion Right and oblique angle trigonometry Equations and graphs of conic sections Matrices and their application to systems of equations CliffsQuickReview Precalculus acts as a supplement to your textbook and to classroom lectures. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review — you decide what works best with your needs. You can either read the book from cover to cover or just look for the information you want and put it back on the shelf for later. What's more, you can Use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information Get a glimpse of what you’ll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter Use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know Test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center Use the glossary to find key terms fast. With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

McGraw-Hill's 500 College Precalculus Questions: Ace Your College Exams

3 Reading Tests + 3 Writing Tests + 3 Mathematics Tests

Author: Sandra McCune,William Clark

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071789545

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

View: 2979

Sharpen your skills and prepare for your precalculus exam with a wealth of essential facts in a quick-and-easy Q&A format! Get the question-and-answer practice you need with McGraw-Hill's 500 College Precalculus Questions. Organized for easy reference and intensive practice, the questions cover all essential precalculus topics and include detailed answer explanations. The 500 practice questions are similar to course exam questions so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a fully detailed answer that puts the subject in context. This additional practice helps you build your knowledge, strengthen test-taking skills, and build confidence. From ethical theory to epistemology, this book covers the key topics in precalculus. Prepare for exam day with: 500 essential precalculus questions and answers organized by subject Detailed answers that provide important context for studying Content that follows the current college 101 course curriculum

Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies

Author: Yang Kuang,Michelle Rose Gilman,Elleyne Kase

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470923229

Category: Mathematics

Page: 324

View: 9530

This hands-on workbook helps students master basic pre-calculus concepts and practice the types of problems they'll encounter in the course. Students will get hundreds of valuable exercises, problem-solving shortcuts, plenty of workspace, thorough explanations, and step-by-step solutions to every problem.

Algebra Demystified

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071412107

Category: Mathematics

Page: 349

View: 5959

Whether you want to learn more about algebra, refresh your skills, or improve your classroom performance, Algebra Demystified is the perfect shortcut. Knowing algebra gives you a better choice of jobs, helps you perform better in science, computing, and math courses, ups your score on competitive exams, and improves your ability to do daily computations. And there's no faster or more painless way to master the subject than Algebra Demystified! Entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller provides all the math background you need and uses practical examples, real data, and a totally different approach to life the "myst" from algebra. With Algebra Demystified, you master algebra one simple step at a time--at your own speed. Unlike most books on the subject, general concepts are presented first --and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND SELF-TEACHING TEXT OFFERS: Questions at the end of every chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A 100-questions final exam for self-assessment An intensive focus on word problems and fractions--help where it's most often needed Detailed examples and solutions

College Algebra Demystified

Author: Rhonda Huettenmueller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071439282

Category: Mathematics

Page: 446

View: 2843

A BETTER WAY TO COLLEGE ALGEBRA X-PERTISE One of the most valuable tools acquired in a university education, college algebra is essential for courses from the sciences to computing, engineering to mathematics. It can help you do better on placement exams, even before college, and it's useful in solving the computations of daily life. Now anyone with an interest in college algebra can master it. In College Algebra Demystified, entertaining author and experienced teacher Rhonda Huettenmueller breaks college algebra down into manageable bites with practical examples, real data, and a new approach that banishes algebra's mystery. With College Algebra Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time—at your own speed. Unlike most books on college algebra, general concepts are presented first—and the details follow. In order to make the process as clear and simple as possible, long computations are presented in a logical, layered progression with just one execution per step. This fast and easy self-teaching course will help you: Perform better on placement exams Avoid confusion with detailed examples and solutions that help you every step of the way Conquer the coordinate plane, lines and intercepts, parabolas, and nonlinear equations Get comfortable with functions, graphs of functions, logarithms, exponents, and more Master aspects of algebra that will help you with calculus, geometry, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, computing, and engineering Reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses with questions at the end of every chapter, and a final at the end of the book

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus

Author: W. Michael Kelley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592573011

Category: Mathematics

Page: 333

View: 9578

A guide to precalculus covers the basics of algebra and trigonometry, with explanations and problems covering such topics as polynomials, functions, oblique triangles, and ellipses and hyperbolas.

Pre-Calculus Know-It-ALL

Author: Stan Gibilisco

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007162709X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 608

View: 8615

Master pre-calculus from the comfort of home! Want to "know it ALL" when it comes to pre-calculus? This book gives you the expert, one-on-one instruction you need, whether you're new to pre-calculus or you're looking to ramp up your skills. Providing easy-to-understand concepts and thoroughly explained exercises, math whiz Stan Gibilisco serves as your own private tutor--without the expense! His clear, friendly guidance helps you tackle the concepts and problems that confuse you the most and work through them at your own pace. Train your brain with ease! Pre-Calculus Know-It-ALL features: Checkpoints to help you track your knowledge and skill level Problem/solution pairs and chapter-ending quizzes to reinforce learning Fully explained answers to all practice exercises A multiple-choice exam to prepare you for standardized tests "Extra Credit" and "Challenge" problems to stretch your mind Stan's expert guidance gives you the know-how to: Calculate distance in Cartesian two-and three-space Perform vector multiplication Work with cylindrical and spherical coordinates Understand relations and functions Learn the properties of conic sections Graph exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric curves Define curves with parametric equations Work with sequences, series, and limits Take college entrance examinations with confidence And much more!

Glencoe Precalculus Student Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780076602186

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1072

View: 4010

Includes: Print Student Edition

Pre-Calculus For Dummies

Author: Yang Kuang,Elleyne Kase

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118168887

Category: Mathematics

Page: 394

View: 9710

Offers an introduction to the principles of pre-calculus, covering such topics as functions, law of sines and cosines, identities, sequences, series, and binomials.

Easy Precalculus Step-by-Step

Author: Carolyn Wheater

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071767681

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 7569

Take it step-by-step for pre-calculus success! The quickest route to learning a subject is through a solid grounding in the basics. So what you won’t find in Easy Pre-calculus Step-by-Step is a lot of endless drills. Instead, you get a clear explanation that breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand steps, followed by highly focused exercises that are linked to core skills--enabling learners to grasp when and how to apply those techniques. This book features: Large step-by-step charts breaking down each step within a process and showing clear connections between topics and annotations to clarify difficulties Stay-in-step panels show how to cope with variations to the core steps Step-it-up exercises link practice to the core steps already presented Missteps and stumbles highlight common errors to avoid You can master pre-calculus as long as you take it Step-by-Step!

Advanced Calculus Demystified

Author: David Bachman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071511094

Category: Mathematics

Page: 274

View: 8598

Your INTEGRAL tool for mastering ADVANCED CALCULUS Interested in going further in calculus but don't where to begin? No problem! With Advanced Calculus Demystified, there's no limit to how much you will learn. Beginning with an overview of functions of multiple variables and their graphs, this book covers the fundamentals, without spending too much time on rigorous proofs. Then you will move through more complex topics including partial derivatives, multiple integrals, parameterizations, vectors, and gradients, so you'll be able to solve difficult problems with ease. And, you can test yourself at the end of every chapter for calculated proof that you're mastering this subject, which is the gateway to many exciting areas of mathematics, science, and engineering. This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous detailed examples to illustrate basic concepts Geometric interpretations of vector operations such as div, grad, and curl Coverage of key integration theorems including Green's, Stokes', and Gauss' Quizzes at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more advanced student, Advanced Calculus Demystified is one book you won't want to function without!

Calculus Know-It-ALL

Beginner to Advanced, and Everything in Between

Author: Stan Gibilisco

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071549323

Category: Mathematics

Page: 806

View: 9148

Master calculus from the comfort of home! Want to "know it ALL" when it comes to calculus? This book gives you the expert, one-on-one instruction you need, whether you're new to calculus or you're looking to ramp up your skills. Providing easy-to-understand concepts and thoroughly explained exercises, math whiz Stan Gibilisco serves as your own private tutor--without the expense! His clear, friendly guidance helps you tackle the concepts and problems that confuse you the most and work through them at your own pace. Train your brain with ease! Calculus Know-It-ALL features: Checkpoints to help you track your knowledge and skill level Problem/solution pairs and chapter-ending quizzes to reinforce learning Fully explained answers to all practice exercises A multiple-choice exam to prepare you for standardized tests "Extra Credit" and "Challenge" problems to stretch your mind Stan's expert guidance gives you the know-how to: Understand mappings, relations, and functions Calculate limits and determine continuity Differentiate and integrate functions Analyze graphs using first and second derivatives Define and evaluate inverse functions Use specialized integration techniques Determine arc lengths, surface areas, and solid volumes Work with multivariable functions Take college entrance examinations with confidence And much more!

Barron's E-Z Precalculus

Author: Lawrence S. Leff

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764144653

Category: Mathematics

Page: 469

View: 3708

An experienced maths teacher breaks down precalculus into a series of easy-to-follow lessons designed for self-teaching and rapid learning. The book features a generous number of step-by-step demonstration examples as well as numerous tables, graphs, and graphing-calculator-based approached. Major topics covered include: algebraic methods; functions and their graphs; complex numbers; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometry and polar coordinates; counting and probability; binomial theorem; calculus preview; and much more. Exercises at the end of each chapter reinforce key concepts while helping students monitor their progress.Charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons help to make learning E-Z. Barron's E-Z books are self-teaching manuals designed to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between senior school and college-101 standards. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. All exercises and tests come with answers. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second colour as an easy reference aid.

Precalculus

Building Concepts and Connections

Author: Revathi Narasimhan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780618413027

Category: Algebra

Page: 1226

View: 6770

This edition contains a replica of the student text, so the instructor sees exactly what the student sees. Instructor annotations and answers are marked in a different color and embedded in the text pages.