Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

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As a result, they lose out on the enjoyment and fascination of mastering an amazingly useful tool box of problem-solving strategies. And even if you're not planning to take calculus, understanding the fundamentals of precalculus can give you a versatile set of skills that can be applied to a wide range of fields-from computer science and engineering to business and health care.

Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry #ad - . These interrelated topics are essential for solving calculus problems, and by themselves are powerful methods for describing the real world, permeating all areas of science and every branch of mathematics. Professor edwards is coauthor of one of the most widely used textbooks on precalculus and an expert in getting students over the trouble spots of this challenging phase of their mathematics education.

What's the sure road to success in calculus? The answer is simple: Precalculus. Mathematics describing the real world: precalculus and Trigonometry is your unrivaled introduction to this crucial subject, taught by award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards of the University of Florida. Little wonder, then, that precalculus is a core course in high schools throughout the country and an important review subject in college.

Calculus is difficult because of the precalculus skills needed for success, "In my many years of teaching, adding, " Professor Edwards points out, I have found that success in calculus is assured if students have a strong background in precalculus.

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Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. The plentiful graphs, sample problems and worked-out solutions, and other visual aids allow you to follow each step of Professor Edwards's presentation in detail and the accompanying workbook includes lecture summaries, equations, tips, and pitfalls; lists of formulas and theorems; a trigonometry review sheet; a glossary; and a removable study sheet.

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Mathematics Describing the Real World Precalculus and Trigonometry Course Workbook The Great Courses

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Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method

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For the first time, a method exists that can start a committed learner on the road to mastering this beautiful application of the ideas and techniques of calculus - without the need for all that memorization. The pinnacle of a mathematics education, differential equations assume a basic knowledge of calculus, and they have traditionally required the rote memorization of a vast "cookbook" of formulas and specialized tricks needed to find explicit solutions.

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Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

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Who was the greatest baseball hitter of all time? what is a guilt-free way to get someone to admit to cheating? Which hospital has the best outcome for a given procedure? When is it a good idea to buy a product's extended warranty? How does a tax assessor calculate the market value of a house? These questions all involve the interpretation of statistics.

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4 dvd with course guidebook. Taught by professor robert l. You will sharpen your understanding of basic statistical vocabulary and learn how to extract meaning from data, all while using no more than basic algebra.

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Algebra II

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#ad - Devaney, berkeley, University of California, Ph. D. ,. 24 lectures 30 minutes each. Those who will benefit from this user-friendly approach include high-school students, home-schooled students, math teachers, summer learners, college students, and anyone curious about what underlies mathematics and science.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. As you solve problems with professor sellers, conic sections, exponents and logarithms, you'll see that the ideas behind algebra - including functions, polynomials, graphing, and roots and radicals - are wonderfully interconnected. An eloquent explainer of ideas, Professor Sellers shows that algebra can be an exciting intellectual adventure and not nearly as difficult as many students fear.

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Algebra ii is a deeply rewarding subject in its own right that goes well beyond the rudiments of signed numbers, symbols, and simple equations learned in Algebra I. These 36 engaging lectures give you the tools you need to thrive in a core skill of mathematics. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Taught by professor robert l. 4 dvd with course guidebook. Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe works! All you need to begin exploring physics is a grasp of high-school algebra.

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Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. This 36-lecture course, taught by award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards of the University of Florida, brings the basic concepts of calculus together in a much deeper and more powerful way. Designed for anyone familiar with basic calculus, this course does not essentially require knowledge of Calculus II.

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Understanding Modern Electronics

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The Great Courses #ad - Taught by professor robert l. Electronic devices underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Learning electronics. 4 dvd with course guidebook. Now, get a working explanation of the principles the electronic circuits and devices you use every day. Yet very few of us have any idea of how they actually work. You'll get clear introductions to technology including transformers, transistors, capacitors, diodes, resistors, and semiconductors.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. These lectures also provide the tools necessary for ambitious learners to get hands-on experience with the workings of electronics and build their own devices using inexpensive and readily available components. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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In these 24 clear and easily accessible lectures, you'll examine how these devices work, bypassing much of the higher mathematics without sacrificing functional and theoretical understanding. You'll also learn: the basics of circuit construction; how to read a circuit diagram; the inner workings of engineering instruments such as voltmeters, multimeters, and oscilloscopes; the role played by transistors in controlling electric currents; how capacitors can be employed to reduce and filter electronic "noise" in circuits; and much more.

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Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

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The Great Courses #ad - Its real-world applications extend to navigation, physics, engineering, technology, architecture, and even art. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. He worked out that basically all of geometry stands on just 10 core principles. Taught by professor robert l. It requires us to test and examine the conclusions of others.

It leads students to uncover new truths based on already established ideas and facts. Inscribed over the entrance of Plato's Academy were the words, "Let no one ignorant of geometry enter my doors. To ancient scholars, geometry was the gateway to gaining a profound knowledge of the world. Today, work, geometry's core skills of logic and reasoning are essential to success in school, and many other aspects of life.

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Learning electronics. However, geometry goes far beyond being just an intellectual exercise.

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Algebra I

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