Mathematics, Basic Math and Algebra
Publisher: Naval Education and Training 2003
Number of pages: 296
Contents: Number systems and sets; Positive integers; Signed numbers; Common fractions; Decimals; Percentage and measurement; Exponents and radicals; Logarithms and the slide rule; Fundamentals of algebra; Factoring polynomials; Linear equations in one variable; Linear equations in two variables; Ratio, proportion, and variation; Dependence, functions, and formulas; Complex numbers; Quadratic equations in one variable; Plane figures; Geometric constructions and solid figures; Numerical trigonometry.
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