The emphasis of the textbook is on understanding the definitions and principles of trigonometry and their application to problem solving. Identities are introduced early in Chapter 1. They are reviewed often and are then covered in more detail in Chapter 5. Also, exact values of the trigonometric functions are emphasized throughout the textbook. There are numerous calculator notes placed throughout the text.
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Charles P. "Pat" McKeague earned his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and his M.S. in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. A well-known author and respected educator, he is a full-time writer and a part-time instructor at Cuesta College. He has published twelve textbooks in mathematics covering a range of topics from basic mathematics to trigonometry. An active member of the mathematics community, Professor McKeague is a popular speaker at regional conferences, including the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, the New Mexico Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, and the National Association for Developmental Education. He is a member of the American Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges, the Mathematics Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges.
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Book Description Harcourt Brace College Publish, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030249694
Book Description Harcourt Brace College Publish, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110030249694