College Mathematic – Frank Ayres, Philip A. Schmidt – 3rd Edition


An ideal course text or supplement for the many underprepared students enrolled in the required freshman math course, this revision of the highly successful outline (more than 348,000 copies sold to date) has been updated to reflect the many recent changes in the curriculum.

Based on Schaum’s critically acclaimed pedagogy of concise theory illustrated by solved , Schaum’s Outline of College features:

Mathematical throughout
and scientific calculator coverage
More than 1,500 fully solved problems
Another 1,500 supplementary problems
And much more

Table of Contents

Elements of Algebra
Graphs of Functions
Linear Equations
Simultaneous Linear Equations
Quadratic Functions and Equations
Locus of an Equation
The Straight Line
Families of Straight Lines
The Circle
Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions
Infinite Geometric Series
Mathematical Induction
The Binomial Theorem
Determinants of Order Two and Three
Determinants of Order
Systems of Linear Equations
Introduction to Transformational Geometry
Angles and Arc Length
Trigonometric Functions of a General Angle
Trigonometric Functions of an Acute Angle
Reduction to Functions of Positive Acute Angles
Graphs of the Trigonometric Functions
Fundamental Trigonometric Relations and Identities
Trigonometric Functions of Two Angles
Sum, Difference, and Product Trigonometric Formulas
Oblique Triangles
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Equations
Complex Numbers
The Conic Sections
Transformations of Coordinate
Points in Space
Simultaneous Quadratic Equations
Power, Exponential, and Logarithmic Curves
Polynomial Equations, Rational Roots
Irrational Roots of Polynomial Equations
Graphs of Polynomials
Parametric Equations
The Derivative
Differentiation of Algebraic Expressions
Applications of Derivatives
Infinite Sequences
Infinite Series
Power Series
Polar Coordinates
Introduction to the Graphing Calculator
The Number System of Algebra
Mathematical Modeling
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