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Schaum's Outline of College Mathematics, Fourth Edition by Philip Schmidt, Frank Ayres

Schaum's Outline of College Mathematics, Fourth Edition



Schaum's Outline of College Mathematics, Fourth Edition by Philip Schmidt, Frank Ayres

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you 1,600 fully solved problems Complete review of all course fundamentals Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time--and get your best test scores! Schaum's Outlines--Problem Solved. Topics include: Elements of Algebra; Functions; Graphs of Functions; Linear Equations; Simultaneous Linear Equations; Quadratic Functions and Equations; Inequalities; Locus of an Equation; The Straight Line; Families of Straight Lines; The Circle; Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions; Infinite Geometric Series; Mathematical Induction; The Binomial Theorem; Permutations; Combinations; Probability; Determinants of Order Two and Three; Determinants of Order; Systems of Linear Equations; Introduction to Transformational Geometry; Angles and Arc Length; Trigonometric Functions of a General Angle; Trigonometric Functions of an Acute Angle; Reduction to Functions of Positive Acute Angles; Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions; Fundamental Trigonometric Relations and Identities; Trigonometric Functions of Two Angles; Sum, Difference, and Product Trigonometric Formulas; Oblique Triangles; Inverse Trigonometric Functions; Trigonometric Equations; Complex Numbers; The Conic Sections; Transformations of Coordinate; Points in Space; Simultaneous Quadratic Equations; Logarithms; Power, Exponential, and Logarithmic Curves; Polynomial Equations, Rational Roots; Irrational Roots of Polynomial Equations; Graphs of Polynomials; Parametric Equations; The Derivative; Differentiation of Algebraic Expressions; Applications of Derivatives; Integration; Infinite Sequences; Infinite Series; Power Series; Polar Coordinates; Introduction to the Graphing Calculator; The Number System of Algebra; and Mathematical Modeling

About the Author

The late Frank Ayres, Jr., Ph.D., was formerly a professor in and head of the Department of Mathematics at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He is the author or coauthor of eight Schaum's Outlines, including Calculus, Trigonometry, Differential Equations, and Modern Abstract Algebra. Philip A. Schmidt, Ph.D., has a B.S. from Brooklyn College (with a major in mathematics), an M.A. in mathematics, and a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Syracuse University. He is currently the program coordinator in mathematics and science education at The Teachers College at Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Publication date

13th April 2010


Philip Schmidt, Frank Ayres

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McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


480 pages





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