Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies

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From angles to functions to identities - solve trig equations with ease

Got a grasp on the terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or worse yet, not know where to begin? No fear - this hands-on-guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of trigonometry equations you encounter in a focused, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresher explanations before each set of problems, you'll sharpen your skills and improve your performance. You'll see how to work with angles, circles, triangles, graphs, functions, the laws of sines and cosines, and more!

100s of Problems!
* Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem
* Get the inside scoop on graphing trig functions
* Know where to begin and how to solve the most common equations
* Use trig in practical applications with confidence
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Sep 29, 2005
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Pages
312
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ISBN
9780471764038
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Language
English
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Genres
Mathematics / General
Mathematics / Trigonometry
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A no-nonsense practical guide to trigonometry, providing concise summaries, clear model examples, and plenty of practice, making this workbook the ideal complement to class study or self-study, preparation for exams or a brush-up on rusty skills.

About the Book
Established as a successful practical workbook series with over 30 titles in the language learning category, Practice Makes Perfect now provides the same clear, concise approach and extensive exercises to key fields within mathematics.
The key to the Practice Makes Perfect series is the extensive exercises that provide learners with all the practice they need for mastery.

Not focused on any particular test or exam, but complementary to most trigonometry curricula Large trim allows clear presentation of worked problems, exercises, and explained answers. Practice on essential trig concepts: sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant and cosecant. Features No-nonsense approach: provides clear presentation of content. Over 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of trigonometry Successful series: "Practice Makes Perfect" has sales of 1 million+ copies in the language category – now applied to mathematics

Market / Audience
For students who need to review and practice trigonometry, whether to keep up with class work or to prepare for a test or exam (such as SAT and ACT in the US, or GCSE in the UK).
International suitability: High

Benefit to the Customer
Workbook is not exam specific, yet it provides thorough coverage of the trigonometry skills required in most math tests.

About the Authors
Carolyn Wheater ( Hawthorne, NJ) teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for 30 years to students from preschool through college. She is a member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Association of Teachers in Independent Schools.

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