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Summary: "Your solution to mastering pre-calculus!Fully updated throughout, Pre-calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition features all-new quizzes and test questions, detailed explanations of the exercises, and a completely refreshed design. Author Rhonda Huettenmueller helps you understand the material by organizing the information from simple to complex, and presenting it clearly and concisely. This practical guide covers lines, functions, exponents, logarithms, systems of equations, matrices, conic sections, and more. Step-by-step examples make it easy to understand the topics, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam reinforce key concepts. Pre-calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Contains examples, graphs, questions, and answers Helps you prepare for the CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) Pre-calculus test, SATs, or other college placement exams Provides chapter-opening objectives that describe what you'll learn in each step Includes questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Offers "Still Struggling?" elements throughout to help you with difficult subtopics Concludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment "--Summary: "More than 2 million books sold in the DeMYSTiFieD series! The second edition this bestseller is updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, clearer explanations of the exercises, and a completely refreshed design"--
1. Lines and their slopes : The slope of a line ; Linear equations ; Parallel and perpendicular lines ; Applications of lines and slopes ; Summary ; Quiz -- 2. Introduction to functions : The definition of a function ; Evaluating a function ; More on evaluating functions ; Domain and range ; Summary ; Quiz -- 3. Functions and their graphs : Evaluating a function ; The domain and range ; Average rate of change; Even and odd functions; Introduction to graphing calculators ; Summary ; Quiz -- 4. Combinations of functions : Arithmetic combinations ; Function composition ; Inverse functions ; Summary ; Quiz -- 5. Transformations of functions : Shifting graphs ; Stretching and compressing graphs ; Reflecting graphs ; Function transformations and graphing calculators ; Summary ; Quiz -- 6. Quadratic functions : The graph of a quadratic function ; Finding a quadradtic function ; Finding the vertex ; Optimizing quadratic functions ; Summary ; Quiz -- 7. Polynomial functions : Introduction to polynomial functions and their graphs ; The real zeros of a polynomial function ; Polynomial division ; The rational zero theorem ; Complex numbers; The fundamental theorem of algebra ; Summary ; Quiz -- 8. Rational functions : Introduction to rational functions ; Sketching the graph of a rational function ; Summary ; Quiz -- 9. Exponential and logarithmic functions : Compound growth ; The exponential function ; Logarithms ; The logarithmic function ; Equations involving exponents and logarithms ; Three important logarithm properties ; Summary ; Quiz -- 10. Systems of equations and inequalities : Systems of linear equations ; Other systems of equations ; Systems of inequalities ; Summary ; Quiz -- 11. Matrices : Matrix arithmetic ; Row operations and inverses ; Matrices and systems of equations ; The determinant of a matrix ; Summary ; Quiz -- 12. Conic sections : Parabolas ; Ellipses ; Hyperbolas ; Equations in other forms ; Summary ; Quiz -- 13. Trigonometry : The unit circle ; Angles ; Trigonometric functions ; Graphs of trigonometric functions ; Right triangle trigonometry ; Inverse trigonometric functions ; The law of sines and the law of cosines ; Miscellaneous formulas ; Introduction to proving trigonometric identities ; Summary ; Quiz -- 14. Sequences : The nth term of a sequence ; Partial sums for a sequence ; Arithmetic sequences ; Geometric sequences ; Payments and geometric sequences ; Summary ; Quiz -- Final exam -- Answers to quizzes and final exams.

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Open Shelf | QA303.2 .H888 2012 (Browse shelf) | Available |

QA303.S8825 1999 Calculus : | QA303.2 E38 2002 Single variable calculus / | QA303.2 E38 2002 Single variable calculus / | QA303.2 .H888 2012 Precalculus deMYSTiFieD / | QA303.2 .L334 2014 Calculus / | QA303.5 C65.C35 1996 Calculus projects using mathematica / | QA303.5 C65.C35 1996 Calculus projects using mathematica / |

1. Lines and their slopes : The slope of a line ; Linear equations ; Parallel and perpendicular lines ; Applications of lines and slopes ; Summary ; Quiz -- 2. Introduction to functions : The definition of a function ; Evaluating a function ; More on evaluating functions ; Domain and range ; Summary ; Quiz -- 3. Functions and their graphs : Evaluating a function ; The domain and range ; Average rate of change; Even and odd functions; Introduction to graphing calculators ; Summary ; Quiz -- 4. Combinations of functions : Arithmetic combinations ; Function composition ; Inverse functions ; Summary ; Quiz -- 5. Transformations of functions : Shifting graphs ; Stretching and compressing graphs ; Reflecting graphs ; Function transformations and graphing calculators ; Summary ; Quiz -- 6. Quadratic functions : The graph of a quadratic function ; Finding a quadradtic function ; Finding the vertex ; Optimizing quadratic functions ; Summary ; Quiz -- 7. Polynomial functions : Introduction to polynomial functions and their graphs ; The real zeros of a polynomial function ; Polynomial division ; The rational zero theorem ; Complex numbers; The fundamental theorem of algebra ; Summary ; Quiz -- 8. Rational functions : Introduction to rational functions ; Sketching the graph of a rational function ; Summary ; Quiz -- 9. Exponential and logarithmic functions : Compound growth ; The exponential function ; Logarithms ; The logarithmic function ; Equations involving exponents and logarithms ; Three important logarithm properties ; Summary ; Quiz -- 10. Systems of equations and inequalities : Systems of linear equations ; Other systems of equations ; Systems of inequalities ; Summary ; Quiz -- 11. Matrices : Matrix arithmetic ; Row operations and inverses ; Matrices and systems of equations ; The determinant of a matrix ; Summary ; Quiz -- 12. Conic sections : Parabolas ; Ellipses ; Hyperbolas ; Equations in other forms ; Summary ; Quiz -- 13. Trigonometry : The unit circle ; Angles ; Trigonometric functions ; Graphs of trigonometric functions ; Right triangle trigonometry ; Inverse trigonometric functions ; The law of sines and the law of cosines ; Miscellaneous formulas ; Introduction to proving trigonometric identities ; Summary ; Quiz -- 14. Sequences : The nth term of a sequence ; Partial sums for a sequence ; Arithmetic sequences ; Geometric sequences ; Payments and geometric sequences ; Summary ; Quiz -- Final exam -- Answers to quizzes and final exams.

"Your solution to mastering pre-calculus!Fully updated throughout, Pre-calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition features all-new quizzes and test questions, detailed explanations of the exercises, and a completely refreshed design. Author Rhonda Huettenmueller helps you understand the material by organizing the information from simple to complex, and presenting it clearly and concisely. This practical guide covers lines, functions, exponents, logarithms, systems of equations, matrices, conic sections, and more. Step-by-step examples make it easy to understand the topics, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam reinforce key concepts. Pre-calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Contains examples, graphs, questions, and answers Helps you prepare for the CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) Pre-calculus test, SATs, or other college placement exams Provides chapter-opening objectives that describe what you'll learn in each step Includes questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Offers "Still Struggling?" elements throughout to help you with difficult subtopics Concludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment "--

"More than 2 million books sold in the DeMYSTiFieD series! The second edition this bestseller is updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, clearer explanations of the exercises, and a completely refreshed design"--

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