The Mathematics Survival Kit

Paperback | August 2, 2003

byJack Weiner

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So simple and yet so powerful, it's a wonder that we haven't seen a book like this before. The Mathematics Survival Kit gives you exactly what you need to continue with your homework with quick 5-minute concise and friendly reviews of 115 mathematical concepts. Combining high school course outlines, the standard first year university calculus and algebra curricula, and thirty years of teaching experience, the author has identified those topics that students, from high school to university, find most problematic and offers a handy reference for tackling those concepts in a step-by- step fashion.

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So simple and yet so powerful, it's a wonder that we haven't seen a book like this before. The Mathematics Survival Kit gives you exactly what you need to continue with your homework with quick 5-minute concise and friendly reviews of 115 mathematical concepts. Combining high school course outlines, the standard first year university...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.88 × 8.31 × 0.56 inPublished:August 2, 2003Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0176416188

ISBN - 13:9780176416188

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IntroductionGetting Started on SurvivalFactoring: A Product of PracticePowerful with Polynomial ExpressionsThe Straight Goods on Lines and PlanesA Few Lines on Linear AlgebraQuadratics to the Second Degree!Solving Inequalities with Less (<_29_ _difficulty2c_="" greater="" _28_="">) EaseIncreasing the Magnitude of Your Absolute Value KnowledgeGetting to the Root of Square RootsSome Basic Graphs and Some Basics About GraphsThe Survival Kit Logs Timed with Exponents and LogarithmsAngling in on Trigonometry and a Little Geometry Too!A Straightforward Approach to LimitsContinuity ( There''s a Hole in the Function, Dear Liza Dear Liza)Derivatives or Going on a Tangent About SlopesDerivative Rules RuleIntegrating You Knowledge about the Anti-DerivativeInverse FunctionsWarming Up to Polar CoordinatesA New Direction: VectorsSequences and Series and a Little Bit of StatisticsEnd Game