Pre-Calculus For Dummies

Pre-Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (2012)


Part I. Set It Up, Solve It, Graph It

Chapter 1. Pre-Pre-Calculus

Chapter 2. Playing with Real Numbers

Chapter 3. The Building Blocks of Pre-Calc: Functions

Chapter 4. Digging Out and Using Roots to Graph Polynomial Functions

Chapter 5. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Part II. The Essentials of Trigonometry

Chapter 6. Circling in on Angles

Chapter 7. Simplifying the Graphing and Transformation of Trig Functions

Chapter 8. Identifying with Trig Identities: The Basics

Chapter 9. Advanced Identities: Your Keys to Pre-Calc Success

Chapter 10. Taking Charge of Oblique Triangles with the Laws of Sines and Cosines

Part III. Analytic Geometry and System Solving

Chapter 11. Plane Thinking: Complex Numbers and Polar Coordinates

Chapter 12. Slicing Cones or Measuring the Path of a Comet - with Confidence

Chapter 13. Streamlining Systems, Managing Variables

Chapter 14. Sequences, Series, and Expanding Binomials for the Real World

Chapter 15. Scouting the Road Ahead to Calculus

Part IV. The Part of Tens

Chapter 16. Ten Habits to Develop as You Prepare for Calculus

Chapter 17. Ten Habits to Quit Before Calculus