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500 Pre-Calculus Questions Sharpen your skills and prepare for your precalculus exam with a wealth of essential facts in a quick-and-easy Q&A format!

Get the question-and-answer practice you need with McGraw-Hill's 500 College Precalculus Questions. Organized for easy reference and intensive practice, the questions cover all essential precalculus topics and include detailed answer explanations.

The 500 practice questions are similar to course exam questions so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a fully detailed answer that puts the subject in context. This additional practice helps you build your knowledge, strengthen test-taking skills, and build confidence. From ethical theory to epistemology, this book covers the key topics in precalculus.

Prepare for exam day with:

500 essential precalculus questions and answers organized by subject

Detailed answers that provide important context for studying

Content that follows the current college 101 course curriculum

The mere thought of having to take a required calculus course is enough to make legions of students break out in a cold sweat. Others who have no intention of ever studying the subject have this notion that calculus is impossibly difficult unless you happen to be a direct descendant of Einstein.

Well, the good news is that you can master calculus. It's not nearly as tough as its mystique would lead you to think. Much of calculus is really just very advanced algebra, geometry, and trig. It builds upon and is a logical extension of those subjects. If you can do algebra, geometry, and trig, you can do calculus.

Calculus For Dummies is intended for three groups of readers:

Students taking their first calculus course – If you're enrolled in a calculus course and you find your textbook less than crystal clear, this is the book for you. It covers the most important topics in the first year of calculus: differentiation, integration, and infinite series.

Students who need to brush up on their calculus to prepare for other studies – If you've had elementary calculus, but it's been a couple of years and you want to review the concepts to prepare for, say, some graduate program, Calculus For Dummies will give you a thorough, no-nonsense refresher course.

Adults of all ages who'd like a good introduction to the subject – Non-student readers will find the book's exposition clear and accessible. Calculus For Dummies takes calculus out of the ivory tower and brings it down to earth.

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Pub. Date: August 2003
ISBN-13: 9780764524981
380pp
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition Number: 1 Item:076452498

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. You're sure to get a firm grip on core concepts and key material and be ready for the test with this guide at your side.

Whether you're new to functions, analytic geometry, and matrices or just brushing up on those topics, CliffsQuickReview Precalculus can help. This guide introduces each topic, defines key terms, and walks you through each sample problem step-by-step. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as

Arithmetic and algebraic skills
Functions and their graphs
Polynomials, including binomial expansion
Right and oblique angle trigonometry
Equations and graphs of conic sections
Matrices and their application to systems of equations

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Pub. Date: February 2004
228pp
Series: CliffsQuickReview Series Item:076453984

Does linear algebra leave you feeling lost? No worries —this easy-to-follow guide explains the how and the why of solving linear algebra problems in plain English. From matrices to vector spaces to linear transformations, you'll understand the key concepts and see how they relate to everything from genetics to nutrition to spotted owl extinction.

Line up the basics — discover several different approaches to organizing numbers and equations, and solve systems of equations algebraically or with matrices

Relate vectors and linear transformations — link vectors and matrices with linear combinations and seek solutions of homogeneous systems

Evaluate determinants — see how to perform the determinant function on different sizes of matrices and take advantage of Cramer's rule

Hone your skills with vector spaces — determine the properties of vector spaces and their subspaces and see linear transformation in action

Tackle eigenvalues and eigenvectors — define and solve for eigenvalues and eigenvectors and understand how they interact with specific matrices

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"It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: "Scientific notation, units, and constantsNewton's laws of motionKirchhoff's lawsAlternating current and semiconductorsOpticsRelativity theory

"Simple enough for a beginner, but detailed enough for an advanced student, Physics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this challenging and diverse subject. It's also the perfect resource to prepare you for higher-level physics classes and college placement tests. Item:007174450

The new QuickStudy Booklets cover the key information on some of the toughest courses today, helping students boost their grades. The booklets are presented in the clear, concise format readers have come to expect from QuickStudy.

Everything you need to know about Calculus - equations, formulas, properties and operations.

The Calculus booklet contains 124 full-color pages and includes:

• study hints
• functions
• limits
• continuity
• derivatives
• analysis
• integration
• applications
• notes show key terms
• color-coded chapters
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Schaum's Easy Outline of Differential Equations is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.

Expert tips for mastering differential equations

Last-minute essentials to pass the course

Easy-to-follow review of differential equations

Supports all the major textbooks for differential equations courses

Appropriate for the following courses: Calculus I, II, and III; Mathematical Modeling; Introductory Differential Equations; Differential Equations

Statistics for Dummies Rumsey's friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show how these concepts apply to everyday life. Item:047091108

Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Pre-Calculus Super Review includes sets, numbers, operations and properties, coordinate geometry, fundamental algebraic topics, solving equations and inequalities, functions, trigonometry, exponents and logarithms, conic sections, matrices, and determinants. Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!

Publisher: Research & Education Association
Pub. Date: June 2000
ISBN-13: 9780878910885
328pp
Series: Super Reviews Item:087891088

REA's Calculus Super Review contains an in-depth review that explains everything high school and college students need to know about the subject. Written in an easy-to-read format, this study guide is an excellent refresher and helps students grasp the important elements quickly and effectively.

Our Calculus Super Review can be used as a companion to high school and college textbooks or as a study resource for anyone who wants to improve their math skills and needs a fast review.

Presented in a straightforward style, our review covers the material taught in a beginning-level calculus course, including: functions, limits, basic derivatives, the definite integral, combinations, and permutations.

The book contains questions and answers to help reinforce what students learned from the review. Quizzes on each topic help students increase their knowledge and understanding and target areas where they need extra review and practice.

This book covers frequency distributions, numerical methods of describing data, measures of variability, probability, distributions, sampling theory, statistical inference (large and small samples), general linear model inferences, experimental design, the chi-square test, and time series. Subjects range from beginning to advanced statistics.

Publisher: Research & Education Association
Pub. Date: July 2000
318pp
Series: Super Reviews; All You Need to Know Series Item:087891197