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Beecher, Penna, and Bittinger's Algebra and Trigonometry is known for enabling students to "see the math" through its focus on visualization and early introduction to functions. With the Fourth Edition, the authors continue to innovate by incorporating more ongoing review to help students develop their understanding and study effectively. Mid-chapter Mixed Review exercise sets have been added to give students practice in synthesizing the concepts, and new Study Guide summaries provide built-in tools to help them prepare for tests. MyMathLab has been expanded so that the online content is even more integrated with the text's approach, with the addition of Vocabulary, Synthesis, and Mid-chapter Mixed Review exercises from the text, as well as example-based videos created by the authors.
Dugopolski's Trigonometry, Third Edition gives students the essential strategies to help them develop the comprehension and confidence they need to be successful in this course. Students will find enough carefully placed learning aids and review tools to help them do the math without getting distracted from their objectives. Regardless of their goals beyond the course, all students will benefit from Dugopolski's emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, which is enhanced by the addition of nearly 1,000 exercises in this edition. Instructors will also find this book a pleasure to use, with the support of an Annotated Instructor's Edition which maps each group of exercises back to each example within the section; pop quizzes for every section; and answers on the page for most exercises plus a complete answer section at the back of the text. An Insider's Guide provides further strategies for successful teaching with Dugopolski.
Trigonometry, Tenth Edition, by Lial, Hornsby, Schneider, and Daniels, engages and supports students in the learning process by developing both the conceptual understanding and the analytical skills necessary for success in mathematics. With the Tenth Edition, the authors recognize that students are learning in new ways, and that the classroom is evolving. The Lial team is now offering a new suite of resources to support today's instructors and students. New co-author Callie Daniels has experience in all classroom types including traditional, hybrid and online courses, which has driven the new MyMathLab features. For example, MyNotes provide structure for student note-taking, and Interactive Chapter Summaries allow students to quiz themselves in interactive examples on key vocabulary, symbols and concepts. Daniels' experience, coupled with the long-time successful approach of the Lial series, has helped to more tightly integrate the text with online learning than ever before.
Were you looking for the book with access to MyMathLab This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyMathLab. Buy the book and access card package to save money on this resource. Were you looking for the book with access to MyMathLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyMathLab. Buy the book and access card package to save money on this resource. Bob Blitzer has inspired thousands of students with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present the full scope of mathematics with vivid applications in real-life situations. Students stay engaged because Blitzer often uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students' lives, showing that their world is profoundly mathematical. With the Fifth Edition, Blitzer takes student engagement to a whole new level. In addition to the multitude of exciting updates to the text and MyMathLab(R) course, new application-based MathTalk videos allow students to think about and understand the mathematical world in a fun, yet practical way. Assessment exercises allow instructors to assign the videos and check for understanding of the mathematical concepts presented.
This book focuses on a large class of geometric objects in moduli theory and provides explicit computations to investigate their families. Concrete examples are developed that take advantage of the intricate interplay between Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics. Compactifications of moduli spaces play a crucial role in Number Theory, String Theory, and Quantum Field Theory - to mention just a few. In particular, the notion of compactification of moduli spaces has been crucial for solving various open problems and long-standing conjectures. Further, the book reports on compactification techniques for moduli spaces in a large class where computations are possible, namely that of weighted stable hyperplane arrangements (shas).
Please note that this Floris Books edition has been revised for UK and European notation, language and metric systems. From the early peoples who marvelled at the geometry of nature -- the beehive and bird's nest -- to ancient civilisations who questioned beautiful geometric forms and asked 'why?', the story of geometry spans thousands of years. Using only three simple tools -- the string, the straight-edge and the shadow -- human beings revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. Weaving history and legend, this fascinating book reconstructs the discoveries of mathematics's most famous figures. Through illustrations and diagrams, readers are able to follow the reasoning that lead to an ingenious proof of the Pythagorean theorem, an appreciation of the significance of the Golden Mean in art and architecture, or the construction of the five regular solids. This insightful and engaging book makes geometry accessible to everyone. Readers will be fascinated with how the knowledge and wisdom of so many cultures helped shape our civilisation today. String, Straight-edge and Shadow is also a useful and inspiring book for those teaching geometry in Steiner-Waldorf classrooms.
Geared toward readers unfamiliar with complex numbers, this text explains how to solve the kinds of problems that frequently arise in the applied sciences, especially electrical studies. To assure an easy and complete understanding, topics are developed from the beginning, with emphasis on constructions related to algebraic operations. 1956 edition.
This single-volume compilation consists of "Hyperbolic Functions, " introducing the hyperbolic sine, cosine, and tangent; "Configuration Theorems, " concerning collinear points and concurrent lines; and "Equivalent and Equidecomposable Figures, " regarding polyhedrons. 1963 edition.
From Backlund to Darboux, this monograph presents a comprehensive journey through the transformation theory of constrained Willmore surfaces, a topic of great importance in modern differential geometry and, in particular, in the field of integrable systems in Riemannian geometry. The first book on this topic, it discusses in detail a spectral deformation, Backlund transformations and Darboux transformations, and proves that all these transformations preserve the existence of a conserved quantity, defining, in particular, transformations within the class of constant mean curvature surfaces in 3-dimensional space-forms, with, furthermore, preservation of both the space-form and the mean curvature, and bridging the gap between different approaches to the subject, classical and modern. Clearly written with extensive references, chapter introductions and self-contained accounts of the core topics, it is suitable for newcomers to the theory of constrained Wilmore surfaces. Many detailed computations and new results unavailable elsewhere in the literature make it also an appealing reference for experts.
Key definitions and results in symmetric spaces, particularly Lp, Lorentz, Marcinkiewicz and Orlicz spaces are emphasized in this textbook. A comprehensive overview of the Lorentz, Marcinkiewicz and Orlicz spaces is presented based on concepts and results of symmetric spaces. Scientists and researchers will find the application of linear operators, ergodic theory, harmonic analysis and mathematical physics noteworthy and useful. This book is intended for graduate students and researchers in mathematics and may be used as a general reference for the theory of functions, measure theory, and functional analysis. This self-contained text is presented in four parts totaling seventeen chapters to correspond with a one-semester lecture course. Each of the four parts begins with an overview and is subsequently divided into chapters, each of which concludes with exercises and notes. A chapter called "Complements" is included at the end of the text as supplementary material to assist students with independent work.
With this book and a square sheet of paper, the reader can make paper Klein bottles; then by intersecting or cutting the bottle, make Moebius strips. Conical Moebius strips, projective planes, the principle of map coloring, the classic problem of the Koenigsberg bridges and other aspects of topology are carefully and concisely illumined.
Felix Klein, one of the great nineteenth-century geometers, discovered in mathematics an idea prefigured in Buddhist mythology: the heaven of Indra contained a net of pearls, each of which was reflected in its neighbour, so that the whole Universe was mirrored in each pearl. Klein studied infinitely repeated reflections and was led to forms with multiple coexisting symmetries. For a century, these images barely existed outside the imagination of mathematicians. However, in the 1980s, the authors embarked on the first computer exploration of Klein's vision, and in doing so found many further extraordinary images. Join the authors on the path from basic mathematical ideas to the simple algorithms that create the delicate fractal filigrees, most of which have never appeared in print before. Beginners can follow the step-by-step instructions for writing programs that generate the images. Others can see how the images relate to ideas at the forefront of research.
The Handbook and Atlas of Curves describes available analytic and
visual properties of plane and spatial curves. Information is
presented in a unique format, with one half of the book detailing
investigation tools and the other devoted to the Atlas of Plane
Curves. Main definitions, formulas, and facts from curve theory
(plane and spatial) are discussed in depth. They comprise the
necessary apparatus for examining curves.
Differential geometry is the study of curved spaces using the techniques of calculus. It is a mainstay of undergraduate mathematics education and a cornerstone of modern geometry. It is also the language used by Einstein to express general relativity, and so is an essential tool for astronomers and theoretical physicists. This introductory textbook originates from a popular course given to third year students at Durham University for over twenty years, first by the late L. M. Woodward and later by John Bolton (and others). It provides a thorough introduction by focusing on the beginnings of the subject as studied by Gauss: curves and surfaces in Euclidean space. While the main topics are the classics of differential geometry - the definition and geometric meaning of Gaussian curvature, the Theorema Egregium, geodesics, and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem - the treatment is modern and student-friendly, taking direct routes to explain, prove and apply the main results. It includes many exercises to test students' understanding of the material, and ends with a supplementary chapter on minimal surfaces that could be used as an extension towards advanced courses or as a source of student projects.
This book acquaints engineers with the basic concepts and terminology of modern global differential geometry. It introduces the Lie theory of differential equations and examines the role of Grassmannians in control systems analysis. Additional topics include the fundamental notions of manifolds, tangent spaces, and vector fields. 1990 edition.
Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of mathematics, physics, and engineering, this text employs vector methods to explore the classical theory of curves and surfaces. Subsequent topics include the basic theory of tensor algebra, tensor calculus, the calculus of differential forms, and elements of Riemannian geometry. 1959 edition.
This unique text provides students with a single-volume treatment
of the basics of calculus and analytic geometry. It reflects the
teaching methods and philosophy of Otto Schreier, an influential
mathematician and professor. The order of its presentation promotes
an intuitive approach to calculus, and it offers a strong emphasis
on algebra with minimal prerequisites.
Symmetry is all around us. Of fundamental significance to the way we interpret the world, this unique, pervasive phenomenon indicates a dynamic relationship between objects. Combining a rich historical narrative with his own personal journey as a mathematician, Marcus du Sautoy takes a unique look into the mathematical mind as he explores deep conjectures about symmetry and brings us face-to-face with the oddball mathematicians, both past and present, who have battled to understand symmetry's elusive qualities.
This lucid introductory text offers both an analytic and an axiomatic approach to plane projective geometry. The analytic treatment builds and expands upon students' familiarity with elementary plane analytic geometry and provides a well-motivated approach to projective geometry. Subsequent chapters explore Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry as specializations of the projective plane, revealing the existence of an infinite number of geometries, each Euclidean in nature but characterized by a different set of distance- and angle-measurement formulas. Outstanding pedagogical features include worked-through examples, introductions and summaries for each topic, and numerous theorems, proofs, and exercises that reinforce each chapter's precepts. Two helpful indexes conclude the text, along with answers to all odd-numbered exercises. In addition to its value to undergraduate students of mathematics, computer science, and secondary mathematics education, this volume provides an excellent reference for computer science professionals.
Of value to mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, this excellent introduction to Radon transform covers both theory and applications, with a rich array of examples and literature that forms a valuable reference. This 1993 edition is a revised and updated version by the author of his pioneering work.
Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text introduces the broad scope of convexity by highlighting diverse applications. Topics include characterizations of convex sets, polytopes, duality, optimization, and convex functions. Exercises appear throughout the text, with solutions, hints, and references at the end. 1982 edition.
This concise text introduces students to the elements of analytical geometry, covering basic ideas and methods. Topics include transformation of axes, the line at infinity, conics and pencils of conics, homographic correspondence, line-coordinates, and generalized homogeneous coordinates. An appendix discusses solutions to many of the examples. 1957 edition.
Highlighted by numerous examples, this book explores methods of the
projective geometry of the plane. It derives the projective
properties of the conic and discusses representation by the general
equation of the 2nd degree, concluding with a study of the
relationship between Euclidean and projective geometry. 1960
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