Precalculus: A Functional Approach to Graphing and Problem Solving 6th edition

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Karl Smith
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Algebraic and Geometrical Foundations
    • 1.1: Real Numbers (5)
    • 1.2: Algebraic Expressions (5)
    • 1.3: Equations of Lines (5)
    • 1.4: Distance and Symmetry (6)
    • 1.5: Linear Inequalities and Coordinate Systems (5)
    • 1.6: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities (6)
    • 1.7: What is Calculus? (6)
    • 1.8: Equations for Calculus (5)
    • 1.9: Inequalities for Calculus (5)
    • 1: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 2: Functions with Problem Solving
    • 2.1: Problem Solving (5)
    • 2.2: Introduction to Functions (6)
    • 2.3: Graph of a Function (5)
    • 2.4: Transformations of Functions (5)
    • 2.5: Piecewise Functions (5)
    • 2.6: Composition and Operations of Functions (6)
    • 2.7: Inverse Functions (5)
    • 2.8: Limits and Continuity (6)
    • 2: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 3: Polynomial Functions
    • 3.1: Linear Functions (6)
    • 3.2: Quadratic Functions (5)
    • 3.3: Optimization Problems (5)
    • 3.4: Parametric Equations (6)
    • 3.5: Graphing Polynomial Functions (6)
    • 3.6: Polynomial Equations (5)
    • 3: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 4: Additional Functions
    • 4.1: Rational Functions (6)
    • 4.2: Radical Functions (6)
    • 4.3: Real Roots of Rational and Radical Equations (5)
    • 4.4: Exponential Functions (6)
    • 4.5: Logarithmic Functions (6)
    • 4.6: Logarithmic Equations (5)
    • 4.7: Exponential Equations (6)
    • 4: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 5: Trigonometric Functions
    • 5.1: Angles (6)
    • 5.2: Fundamentals (6)
    • 5.3: Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle (6)
    • 5.4: Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions (5)
    • 5.5: Inverse Trigonometric Functions (5)
    • 5.6: Right Triangles (5)
    • 5.7: Oblique Triangles (6)
    • 5: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 6: Trigonometric Equations and Identities
    • 6.1: Trigonometric Equations (6)
    • 6.2: Proving Identities (6)
    • 6.3: Addition Laws (6)
    • 6.4: Miscellaneous Identities (6)
    • 6.5: De Moivre's Theorem (6)
    • 6: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 7: Analytic Geometry
    • 7.1: Parabolas (5)
    • 7.2: Ellipses (5)
    • 7.3: Hyperbolas (6)
    • 7.4: Rotations (6)
    • 7.5: Polar Coordinates (5)
    • 7.6: Graphing in Polar Coordinates (5)
    • 7.7: Conic sections in Polar Form (5)
    • 7: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 8: Sequences, Systems, and Matrices
    • 8.1: Sequences (5)
    • 8.2: Limit of a Sequence (5)
    • 8.3: Series (5)
    • 8.4: Systems of Equations (5)
    • 8.5: Matrix Solution of a System of Equation (5)
    • 8.6: Inverse Matrices (5)
    • 8.7: Systems of Inequalities (5)
    • 8: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter 9: Vectors and Solid Analytic Geometry
    • 9.1: Vectors in the Plance (5)
    • 9.2: Quadric Surfaces and Graphing in Three Dimensions (5)
    • 9.3: The Dot Product (5)
    • 9.4: The Cross Product (5)
    • 9.5: Lines and Planes in Space (5)
    • 9: Chapter Summary and Review

  • Chapter A: Appendices
    • A.A: Field Properties (4)
    • A.B: Complex Numbers (4)
    • A.C: Mathematical Induction (4)
    • A.D: Binomial Theorem (4)
    • A.E: Determinants and Cramer's Rule (4)

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Chapter A: Appendices
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Chapter 1: Algebraic and Geometrical Foundations
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1.9 5 007 020 031 044 054
Chapter 2: Functions with Problem Solving
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2.3 5 008 012 019 048 055
2.4 5 006 018 026 042 057
2.5 5 009 016 027 046 053
2.6 6 009 011 024 042 049 052
2.7 5 007 010 028 040 058
2.8 6 013 014 026 036 040 059
Chapter 3: Polynomial Functions
3.1 6 009 019 027 036 043 051
3.2 5 015 022 036 046 053
3.3 5 003 012 026 047 057
3.4 6 012 021 026 032 045 049
3.5 6 007 010 020 039 047 054
3.6 5 005 011 027 034 047
Chapter 4: Additional Functions
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4.2 6 011 017 031 043 048 053
4.3 5 032 034 041 046 056
4.4 6 009 016 021 024 033 039
4.5 6 003 011 016 027 039 053
4.6 5 006 021 030 040 052
4.7 6 006 018 025 040 044 051
Chapter 5: Trigonometric Functions
5.1 6 013 019 027 036 048 057
5.2 6 017 020 028 030 050 052
5.3 6 005 013 035 044 049 057
5.4 5 006 019 024 030 037
5.5 5 013 016 018 029 052
5.6 5 001 012 018 029 047
5.7 6 001 007 017 022 034 042
Chapter 6: Trigonometric Equations and Identities
6.1 6 010 019 022 038 041 053
6.2 6 005 009 020 032 041 044
6.3 6 011 017 020 026 030 045
6.4 6 010 015 017 021 024 035
6.5 6 007 011 025 029 037 044
Chapter 7: Analytic Geometry
7.1 5 016 029 035 044 053
7.2 5 013 025 036 046 055
7.3 6 014 024 028 036 039 048
7.4 6 013 021 033 039 051 057
7.5 5 005 009 015 020 024
7.6 5 015 018 023 026 035
7.7 5 008 014 026 035 055
Chapter 8: Sequences, Systems, and Matrices
8.1 5 007 022 030 042 049
8.2 5 008 020 037 044 058
8.3 5 015 018 034 047 052
8.4 5 014 019 030 041 056
8.5 5 021 032 043 051 060
8.6 5 012 022 029 042 048
8.7 5 010 030 037 042 053
Chapter 9: Vectors and Solid Analytic Geometry
9.1 5 008 021 031 047 050
9.2 5 006 011 033 053 056
9.3 5 013 032 036 044 053
9.4 5 005 018 034 043 048
9.5 5 011 022 029 040 048
Total 350