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Introductory Technical Mathematics, 2/e

John Christopher

Published June, 1997 by Prentice Hall Career & Technology

Copyright 1991, 672 pp.
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ISBN 0-13-485665-1

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Summary

This intuitive introduction to technical arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry stresses applications and problem solving throughout.

Features


provides unusually clear explanations and an informal writing style.
accompanies explanations with numerous example problems solved in detail.
presents many word problems from all areas of technical activity.
explains, illustrates, and encourages the use of trigonometric and logarithmic tables, while emphasizing the use of calculators.


Table of Contents
I. ARITHMETIC.

    1. An Arithmetic Review.
    2. The Metric System of Measurement.

II. BASIC ALGEBRA.
    3. Signed Numbers.
    4. Introduction to Algebra.
    5. Basic Operations with Algebraic Expressions.
    6. Algebraic Fractions.
    7. Simple Equations and Inequalities.
    8. Fractional Equations.
    9. Dimensional Analysis.
    10. Ratio, Proportion, Variation.
    11. Relations and Functions.
    12. Exponents and Radicals.
    13. Systems of Linear Equations.
    14. Quadratic Equations.
    15. Logarithms.
III. BASIC GEOMETRY.
    16. Introduction to Geometry.
    17. Common Plane Figures and Common Solids.
IV. BASIC TRIGONOMETRY.
    18. Right Triangle Trigonometry.
    19. The General Trigonometric Angle.


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