A proven motivator for readers of diverse mathematical backgrounds, this book explores mathematics within the context of real life using understandable, realistic applications consistent with the abilities of most readers. Graphing techniques are emphasized, including a thorough discussion of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and conics. Chapter topics include Functions and Their Graphs; Trigonometric Functions; Analytic Trigonometry; Analytic Geometry; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; and more. For anyone interested in trigonometry.
Covers functions and their graphs, applications of trigonometric functions, analytic geometry, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This edition features a new four-color design and real- world problems that can be analyzed using the material found in the chapter and information found on the Web. Appends sections on algebra topics and graphing utilities. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.