Book description
This textbook has been in constant use since 1980, and this edition represents the first major revision of this text since the second edition. It was time to select, make hard choices of material, polish, refine, and fill in where needed. Much has been rewritten to be even cleaner and clearer, new features have been introduced, and some peripheral topics have been removed.
The authors continue to provide realworld, technical applications that promote intuitive reader learning. Numerous fully worked examples and boxed and numbered formulas give students the essential practice they need to learn mathematics. Computer projects are given when appropriate, including BASIC, spreadsheets, computer algebra systems, and computerassisted drafting. The graphing calculator has been fully integrated and calculator screens are given to introduce computations. Everything the technical student may need is included, with the emphasis always on clarity and practical applications.
Table of contents
 Dedication
 Copyright
 Preface
 About the Authors
 Review of Numerical Computation

Introduction to Algebra
 Algebraic Expressions
 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
 Laws of Exponents
 Multiplying a Monomial by a Monomial
 Multiplying a Monomial and a Multinomial
 Multiplying a Binomial by a Binomial
 Multiplying a Multinomial by a Multinomial
 Raising a Multinomial to a Power
 Dividing a Monomial by a Monomial
 Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
 Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
 CHAPTER 2 REVIEW PROBLEMS
 Simple Equations and Word Problems
 Functions
 Graphs
 Geometry
 Right Triangles and Vectors
 Oblique Triangles and Vectors
 Systems of Linear Equations
 Matrices and Determinants
 Factoring and Fractions
 Quadratic Equations
 Exponents and Radicals
 Radian Measure, Arc Length, and Rotation
 Trigonometric, Parametric, and Polar Graphs
 Trigonometric Identities and Equations
 Ratio, Proportion, and Variation
 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 Complex Numbers
 Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem
 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
 Analytic Geometry
 Summary of Facts and Formulas
 Conversion Factors
 Table of Integrals
 Answers to Selected Problems
Product information
 Title: Technical Mathematics, Sixth Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: March 2011
 Publisher(s): Wiley
 ISBN: 9780470534922
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