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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

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

• geometry history
• geometric formulas
• description of undefined terms
• defined terms
• lines & line segments
• planes, angles & rays
• postulates
• and much more...

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

With the economy currently in turmoil, understanding how businesses and consumers interact is more important than ever for business owners and students of economics, alike. A handy, fluff-free resource tool, our 3-panel (6-page) guide simplifies the world of microeconomics through the use of definitions, formulas and full-color tables and charts. Categories include:

Supply & Demand

Shifts in the Supply & Demand Curves (Impact on Equilibrium)

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

TRIGONOMETRY Quick Study Guide The basic principles of trigonometry are covered in this colorful 4-page guide. Excellent for the beginning student or enthusiast.

Topics covered include:

trigonometry with triangles
trigonometry with an unit circle
analytic trigonometry