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Beginning Algebra

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Life of Fred: Trigonometry

A day and a half in our hero's life.
• Cuisine! See what dinner in a limo is really like
• Entrepreneurship! Learn how to create a best-selling board game
• Sports! Witness the boxing match of the century
• Fashion! Create a T-shirt to keep you out of the hospital

Covers all of trigonometry including...

  • Sines
  • Cosines and Tangents
  • Graphing
  • Significant Digits
  • Trig Functions of Any Angle
  • Trig Identities
  • Graphing a s in (bx + c)
  • Radian Measurement
  • Conditional Trig Equations
  • Functions of Two Angles
  • Oblique Triangles
  • Inverse Trig Functions
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Polar Form of Complex Numbers
  • Preview of all of Calculus.

Unlike all other math programs, this one also has:
• Preview of all of Calculus and what specific material you'll need from arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trig in order to do all of calculus
• Reviews of functions, factoring, fractions, and graphing inserted just before the chapters in trig in which you will need them
• The first time in your math career in which you will see the number one defined rigorously

Some answers are included in the textbook, the rest are included in the Companion Guide.

Click here to view a sample lesson

Life of Fred: Trigonometry Companion Guide The Companion Guide divides Trigonometry into daily lessons. It contains answers to all of the questions that do not have answers in the textbook. The Companion Guide also contains many additional trigonometry problems.

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