PreCalculus: Graphs & Models 3rd edition

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Marvin L. Bittinger, Judith A. Beecher, David J. Ellenbogen, and Judith A. Penna
Publisher: Pearson Education


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  • Chapter R: Basic Concepts of Algebra
    • R.1: The Real-Number System (10)
    • R.2: Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Order of Operations (15)
    • R.3: Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication of Polynomials (12)
    • R.4: Factoring (24)
    • R.5: Rational Expressions (17)
    • R.6: Radical Notation and Rational Exponents (20)
    • R.7: The Basics of Equation Solving (11)
    • R.E: Review Exercises (13)

  • Chapter 1: Graphs, Functions, and Models
    • 1.1: Introduction to Graphing (7)
    • 1.2: Functions and Graphs (13)
    • 1.3: Linear Functions, Slope, and Applications (16)
    • 1.4: Equations of Lines and Modeling (12)
    • 1.5: More of Functions (2)
    • 1.6: The Algebra of Functions (14)
    • 1.7: Symmetry and Transformations (17)
    • 1.E: Review Exercises (18)

  • Chapter 2: Functions, Equations, and Inequalities
    • 2.1: Linear Equations, Functions, and Models (15)
    • 2.2: The Complex Numbers (16)
    • 2.3: Quadratic Equations, Functions, and Models (21)
    • 2.4: Analyzing Graphs of Quadratic Functions (6)
    • 2.5: More Equation Solving (13)
    • 2.6: Solving Linear Inequalities (13)
    • 2.E: Review Exercises (14)

  • Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
    • 3.1: Polynomial Functions and Modeling (5)
    • 3.2: Graphing Polynomial Functions
    • 3.3: Polynomial Division; The Remainder and Factor Theorems (15)
    • 3.4: Theorems about Zeros of Polynomial Functions (7)
    • 3.5: Rational Functions (3)
    • 3.6: Polynomial and Rational Inequalities (8)
    • 3.7: Variation and Applications
    • 3.E: Review Exercises (10)

  • Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • 4.1: Inverse Functions (5)
    • 4.2: Exponential Functions and Graphs (11)
    • 4.3: Logarithmic Functions and Graphs (19)
    • 4.4: Properties of Logarithmic Functions (20)
    • 4.5: Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations (13)
    • 4.6: Applications and Models: Growth and Decay, and Compound Interest
    • 4.E: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 5: The Trigonometric Functions
    • 5.1: Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles (17)
    • 5.2: Applications of Right Angles (5)
    • 5.3: Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle (12)
    • 5.4: Radians, Arc Length, and Angular Speed (6)
    • 5.5: Circular Functions: Graphs and Properties (9)
    • 5.6: Graphs of Transformed Sine and Cosine Functions (13)
    • 5.E: Review Exercises (7)

  • Chapter 6: Trigonometric Identities, Inverse Functions, and Equations
    • 6.1: Identities: Pythagorean and Sum and Difference (17)
    • 6.2: Identities: Cofunction, Double-Angle, and Half-Angle (9)
    • 6.3: Proving Trigonometric Functions
    • 6.4: Inverses of the Trigonometric Functions
    • 6.5: Solving Trigonometric Equations
    • 6.E: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 7: Applications of Trigonometry
    • 7.1: The Law of Sines
    • 7.2: The Law of Cosines
    • 7.3: Complex Numbers: Trigonometric Form
    • 7.4: Polar Coordinates and Graphs
    • 7.5: Vectors and Applications
    • 7.6: Vector Operations
    • 7.E: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 8: Systems of Equations and Matrices
    • 8.1: Systems of Equations in Two Variables (9)
    • 8.2: Systems of Equations in Three Variables (4)
    • 8.3: Matrices and Systems of Equations
    • 8.4: Matrix Operations
    • 8.5: Inverses of Matrices
    • 8.6: Determinants and Cramer's Rule
    • 8.7: Systems of Inequalities and Linear Programming
    • 8.8: Partial Fractions
    • 8.E: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 9: Analytic Geometry Topics
    • 9.1: The Parabola
    • 9.2: The Circle and the Ellipse
    • 9.3: The Hyperbola
    • 9.4: Nonlinear Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    • 9.5: Rotation of Axes
    • 9.6: Polar Equations of Conics
    • 9.7: Parametric Equations
    • 9.E: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 10: Sequence, Series, and Combinatorics
    • 10.1: Sequences and Series
    • 10.2: Arithmetic Sequences and Series
    • 10.3: Geometric Sequences and Series
    • 10.4: Mathematical Induction
    • 10.5: Combinatorics: Permutations
    • 10.6: Combinatorics: Combinations
    • 10.7: The Binomial Theorem
    • 10.8: Probability
    • 10.E: Review Exercises

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Chapter R: Basic Concepts of Algebra
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Chapter 1: Graphs, Functions, and Models
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Chapter 2: Functions, Equations, and Inequalities
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Chapter 3: Polynomial and Rational Functions
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Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 5: The Trigonometric Functions
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Chapter 6: Trigonometric Identities, Inverse Functions, and Equations
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Chapter 7: Applications of Trigonometry
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Chapter 9: Analytic Geometry Topics
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Chapter 10: Sequence, Series, and Combinatorics
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