Trigonometry For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

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A plain-English guide to the basics of trig Trigonometry deals with the relationship between the sides and angles of triangles... mostly right triangles. In practical use, trigonometry is a friend to astronomers who use triangulation to measure the distance between stars. Trig also has applications in fields as broad as financial analysis, music theory, biology, medical imaging, cryptology, game development, and seismology. From sines and cosines to logarithms, conic sections, and polynomials, this friendly guide takes the torture out of trigonometry, explaining basic concepts in plain English and offering lots of easy-to-grasp example problems. It also explains the "why" of trigonometry, using real-world examples that illustrate the value of trigonometry in a variety of careers. Tracks to a typical Trigonometry course at the high school or college level Packed with example trig problems From the author of Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies Trigonometry For Dummies is for any student who needs an introduction to, or better understanding of, high-school to college-level trigonometry.

Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 312

View: 652

From angles to functions to identities - solve trig equations withease Got a grasp on the terms and concepts you need to know, but getlost halfway through a problem or worse yet, not know where tobegin? No fear - this hands-on-guide focuses on helping you solvethe many types of trigonometry equations you encounter in afocused, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresherexplanations before each set of problems, you'll sharpen yourskills and improve your performance. You'll see how to work withangles, circles, triangles, graphs, functions, the laws of sinesand cosines, and more! 100s of Problems! * Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong(or right) with a problem * Get the inside scoop on graphing trig functions * Know where to begin and how to solve the most commonequations * Use trig in practical applications with confidence

Spherical Trigonometry for Dummies

Proving We Live on a Flat Earth

Author: Brett Salisbury

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 30

View: 623

Amazon has notified the writers that this book is getting fake reviews based on its proof of the flat earth. The opinions are based on anger from people in the space program or other interested bystanders who believe the earth is a spinning globe on its axis which is proven to be hogwash. This is proven and debunked in this guide. The Spherical Trigonometry for Dummies is peer reviewed by institutions around the world and is common knowledge of how to find the curvature of the earth. The formula is 8 inches per mile squared. The one star to five star ratings do not matter as it's all the opinion of the biased reader. Please keep that in mind as the negativity is from the wannabe NASA trolls. This guide is short and to the point. Treat it like a cliff note rather than a huge study. You will know more in 30 pages than you ever did from your Professor. In fact you can now debunk him in one sentence. Spherical Trigonometry for Dummies proves we live on a flat earth. Spherical Trigonometry is the study of curved triangles, triangles drawn on the surface of a sphere. The subject is practical, for example, because we don't live on a sphere. The subject has numerous elegant and unexpected theorems. I give a few below. For starters... To find the curvature of the earth... You must use Stanford's 8 Inches per Mile Squared. Using the theorem of Pythagoras a2 this number above the a means squared = 39632 again here the number is squared + 12. Notice this number 2? THAT MEANS SQUARED. The number 2 next to any number on the top right is squared. It would seem obvious, but many forget this basic math. Many people do not understand what a squared number looks like. NOW YOU KNOW. This books debunks the spinning globe theory using everyday Spherical Trigonometry. Go impress your teachers today and debunk NASA. The average IQ of each writer is 149. Captain Obvious is a member of Mensa. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from BYU. A master's degree from Stanford University in Aerospace Engineering. He completed both degrees in less than 4 years. Obvious is also a member of the Triple Nine Society. We never claimed to be prolific writers but we did debunk space science and their nonsense.

Pre-Calculus: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 552

View: 536

Prepare for calculus the smart way, with customizablepre-calculus practice 1,001 Pre-Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies offers1,001 opportunities to gain confidence in your math skills. Muchmore than a workbook, this study aid provides pre-calculus problemsranked from easy to advanced, with detailed explanations andstep-by-step solutions for each one. The companion website givesyou free online access to all 1,001 practice problems andsolutions, and you can track your progress and ID where you shouldfocus your study time. Accessible on the go by smart phone, tablet,or computer, the online component works in conjunction with thebook to polish your skills and confidence in preparation forcalculus. Calculus-level math proficiency is required for college STEMmajors. Pre-calculus introduces you to the concepts you'll learn incalculus, and provides you with a solid foundation of methods andskills that are essential to calculus success. 1,001Pre-Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies gives you thepractice you need to master the skills and conquer pre-calculus.Companion website includes: All 1,001 practice problems in multiple choice format Customizable practice sets for self-directed study Problems ranked as easy, medium, and hard Free one-year access to the online question bank Math is notorious for giving students trouble, and calculus isthe #1 offender. Fear not! Pre-calculus is the perfect calculusprep, and 1,001 Pre-Calculus Practice Problems For Dummiesgives you 1,001 opportunities to get it right.

Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies

Author: Zegarelli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

View: 213

Many students worry about starting algebra. Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies provides an overview of critical pre-algebra concepts to help new algebra students (and their parents) take the next step without fear. Free of ramp-up material, Pre-Algebra Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only. It provides discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical pre-algebra course, from fractions, decimals, and percents to scientific notation and simple variable equations. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical pre-algebra concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need to a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

PRINCE2 For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 847

Whatever your project - no matter how big or small - PRINCE2 For Dummies is the perfect guide to showing you how to use this project management method to help ensure its success. Taking you through every step of a project – from planning and establishing roles to closing and reviewing – this book provides you with practical and easy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. It also shows how to use the method when approaching the key concerns of project management including setting up effective controls, managing project risk, managing quality and controlling change. PRINCE2 allows you to divide your project into manageable chunks, so you can make realistic plans and know when resources will be needed. PRINCE2 For Dummies provides you with a comprehensive guide to its systems, procedures and language so you can run efficient and successful projects.

The Origins of the Universe for Dummies

Author: Stephen Pincock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 348

View: 814

Do you want to learn about the physical origin of the Universe, but don’t have the rest of eternity to read up on it? Do you want to know what scientists know about where you and your planet came from, but without the science blinding you? ‘Course you do – and who better than For Dummies to tackle the biggest, strangest and most wonderful question there is! The Origins of the Universe For Dummies covers: Early ideas about our universe Modern cosmology Big Bang theory Dark matter and gravity Galaxies and solar systems Life on earth Finding life elsewhere The Universe’s forecast

Personal Development All-In-One For Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 576

View: 881

A complete guide to understanding how you think, and discovering how to think differently. Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies is a complete guide to the key techniques that help you master your thoughts: Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy. Discover the basic principles of each approach and receive sensible, practical and effective expert advice on how each one can help you challenge negative beliefs and change your attitudes. Whether you wish to conquer an anxiety, beat an addiction or simply think more positively, here you will find proven and popular methods that you can use to make major changes - improving your personal power and creating the life you want. Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies will include: Book I: Essential Concepts Exploring the Key Themes of NLP Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Examining Hypnotherapy Introducing Life Coaching Book II: Neuro-Linguistic Programming Taking Charge of Your Life Creating Rapport Reaching Beyond the Words People Say Exploring the Amazing Power of Your Senses Opening The Toolkit Understanding the Psychology Behind Your Habits and Behaviours Book III: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Correcting Your Thinking Overcoming Obstacles to Progress Putting CBT into Action Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past Setting Your Sights on Goals Book IV: Hypnotherapy Taking A Separate View of Yourself Considering How Hypnotherapy Can Help Feeling Good Expanding the Reach of Hypnotherapy Practising Self-Hypnosis Book V: Life Coaching Introducing Your Coaching Journey Visualising Your Whole-Life Goals Becoming Your Best Self Focusing on the Elements of Your Life Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing Developing and Growing

Patents, Registered Designs, Trade Marks and Copyright For Dummies

Author: John Grant

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 354

View: 461

Do you have a great idea for the next big thing, an eye-catching new corporate logo, or an exciting new business concept? Understand how to safeguard your ideas and creations with this expert guide to the fundamentals of intellectual property. Walking you step-by-step through the processes involved in protecting your great ideas, this book offers all the advice you need to ensure that you're the only one cashing in on your creativity and hard work.

Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN:

Category: Mathematics

Page: 368

View: 809

Get a handle on pre-calculus in a pinch! If you’re tackling pre-calculus and want to up your chances of doing your very best, this hands-on workbook is just what you need to grasp and retain the concepts that will help you succeed. Inside, you’ll get basic content review for every concept, paired with examples and plenty of practice problems, ample workspace, step-by-step solutions, and thorough explanations for each and every problem. In Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies, you’ll also get free access to a quiz for every chapter online! With all of the lessons and practice offered, you’ll memorize the most frequently used formulas, see how to avoid common mistakes, understand tricky trig proofs, and get the inside scoop on key concepts such as quadratic equations. Get ample review before jumping into a calculus course Supplement your classroom work with easy-to-follow guidance Make complex formulas and concepts more approachable Be prepared to further your mathematics studies Whether you’re enrolled in a pre-calculus class or you’re looking for a refresher as you prepare for a calculus course, this is the perfect study companion to make it easier.