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Trigonometry : a clever study guide

James Tanton 1966- author. 2015

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  • Title:
    Trigonometry : a clever study guide
  • Author: James Tanton 1966- author.
  • Subjects: Trigonometry; Trigonometry; Geometry; Mathematics; g Geometry; g Mathematics
  • Description: Trigonometry. The backbone theorem : the Pythagorean theorem -- Some surprisingly helpful background history -- The basics of "circle-ometry" -- Radian measure -- The graphs of sine and cosine in degrees -- The graphs of sine and cosine in radians -- Basic trigonometric identities -- Sine and cosine for circles of different radii -- A paradigm shift -- The basics of trigonometry -- The tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant graphs -- Inverse trigonometric functions -- Addition and subtraction formulas, double and half angle formulas -- The law of cosines -- The area of a triangle -- The law of sines -- Heron's formula for the area of a triangle -- Fitting trigonometric functions to periodic data -- (Extra) Polar coordinates -- (Extra) Polar graphs -- Solutions.
    This series of texts proves this so! By collating all the MAA AMC questions that link to one particular topic, a coherent mathematical landscape ripe for a guided journey of study emerges. Whether you are motivated by the competition experience or shy away from it, this guide is for you! -- from back cover.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Mathematical Association of America
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Format: xix, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9780883858363;ISBN0883858363
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991001366455102845

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