Pre-Calculus for Dummies
Getting ready for calculus but still feel a bit confused? Have no fear. "Pre-Calculus For Dummies" is an unintimidating, hands-on guide that walks ... Show synopsis Getting ready for calculus but still feel a bit confused? Have no fear. "Pre-Calculus For Dummies" is an unintimidating, hands-on guide that walks you through all the essential topics, from absolute value and quadratic equations to logarithms and exponential functions to trig identities and matrix operations. With the help of this clear, easy-to-use resource, you'll soon get a handle on all of the concepts -- not just the number crunching -- and understand how to perform all pre-calc tasks, from graphing to tackling proofs. You'll also get a new appreciation for how these concepts are used in the real world, and find out that getting a decent grade in precalc isn't as impossible as you thought. Discover how to: Apply the major theorems and formulasUnderstand quadratic, square-root, absolute value, cubic, and cube-root functionsGraph trig functions like a proFlip-flop with inverse functionsFind trig values on the unit circleWork with trig identities and advanced identitiesTackle analytic geometrySolve oblique triangles with the laws of sines and cosinesUse polar coordinates to express points on a planeIdentify function limits and continuityPlace vectors on a coordinate plane.Rotate and shift conic section formsSolve systems with mingling and matrices If "the fun and easy way to learn pre-calc" seems like an oxymoron to you, order "Pre-Calculus For Dummies" today, and get ready to be surprised!