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Mastering technical mathematics / Stan Gibilisco, Norman Crowhurst.

Gibilisco, Stan. (Author). Crowhurst, Norman H. (Added Author). Crowhurst, Norman H. Mastering technical mathematics. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS QA37.3 .G47 2008
Barcode: 30731101098329
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 0071494480 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780071494489 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 627 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2008.

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General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Mastering technical mathematics / Norman Crowhurst. 1st ed. 1992.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part 1: Working with numbers -- From counting to addition -- Subtraction -- Multiplication -- Division -- Fractions -- Plane polygons -- Time, percentages, and graphs -- Part 2: Algebra, geometry, and triogonometry -- First notions in algebra -- Some "school" algebra -- Quadratic equations -- Some useful shortcuts -- Mechanical mathematics -- Ratio and proportion -- Trigonometric and geometric calculations -- Part 3: Analysis and calculus -- Systems of counting -- Progressions, permutations, and combinations -- Introduction to derivatives -- More about differentiation -- Introduction to integrals -- Combining calculus with other tools -- Alternative coordinate systems -- Complex numbers -- Part 4: Tools of applied mathematics -- Trigonometry in the real world -- Logarithms and exponentials -- Scientific notation tutorial -- Vectors -- Logic and truth tables -- Beyond three dimensions -- A statistics primer -- Probability basics -- Final exam -- Appendices.
Subject: Mathematics.