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1990 0070026599 978-0070026599 2nd
-- More than 44,000 copies sold of second edition-- More than 230,000 students are enrolled in trigonometry courses-- Required study for all mathematics majors-- Hundreds of practical problems solved step by step-- Complements most popular textbooks


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Get a firm grasp of trigonometry with this simple-to-use guide! It can help you pump up your problem-solving skills, ace your exams, and reduce the time you need to spend studying. Students love Schaum's Outlines! Each and every year, students purchase hundreds of thousands of the best study guides available anywhere. Students know that Schaum's delivers the goods­­in faster learning curves, better test scores, and higher grades!

If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:

  • Brush up before tests
  • Find answers fast
  • Study quickly and more effectively
  • Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy texts

Schaum's Outlines give you the information teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format­­without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. You get a complete overview of the subject­­and no distracting minutiae. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's lets you study at your own pace and reminds you of all the important facts you need to remember­­fast! And Schaum's is so complete it's the perfect tool for preparing for graduate or professional exams!

Inside, you will find:

  • Hundreds of detailed problems, including step-by-step solutions
  • Hundreds of additional practice problems, with answers supplied
  • Clear explanations of trigonometry and the underlying algebra
  • Understandable coverage of all relevant topics

If you want top grades and excellent understanding of trigonometry, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product Details

  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill; 2nd edition (1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0070026599
  • ISBN-13: 978-0070026599
  • Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,132,780 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real easy approach. September 10, 2001
Format:Paperback
I found the book very useful for brushing up one's knowledge of trigonometry.It gets down to the point right away without wasting any time on unnecessary theory.After all, its your problem solving ability that counts and not how well you know the theory.:)
What I like most about this book is that it treats the subject matter from a student's point of view (like it teaches you how to get the answer using a calculator STEP by STEP.....it actually tells you which buttons to push).Also, throughout the book ,the application of trigonometry in surveying, construction,astronomy and air-navigation is emphasized.
I recommend this book for anyone who's taking computer science/engineering/technology courses in college.
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22 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great review of trigonometry September 21, 2001
Format:Paperback
Trigonometry was never a good subject for me--I never "got" it. But when I was taking advanced math and science courses, I needed trig. This book helped me to "get" it, finally, and be able to solve trigonometric problems. It's very clear, up-to-date, and well-written.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for Trigononometry exams January 7, 2005
A Kid's Review
Format:Paperback
I am observing that my test scores on tests on tests involving trigonometery are increasing, thanks to this thin aid. It is thin, yet it is good. That is almost impossible. This book is one of the best created. Trigonometry is hard, and is mentioned and applied almost everywhere. This book is comphrehensive and is both easy and advanced. Everyone should have this. You can have knowledge of math, science, and computers with it.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Summer School REview July 31, 2006
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I used Schaum's for a Summer School Trigonometry course. It doesn't replace a textbook but it covered all the necessary topics effectively and provided a good alternative to derivations and problems found in the text. I relied on it as a backup and a good check on the work being covered in class.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I am totally satisfied ... November 12, 2008
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This book is excellent for a supplement to another book. I supplies extra problems that you need in order to learn or review trig problems.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Piss Poor Book for Learning November 19, 2012
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I had to have this book for a trigonometry class, and it sucks. There were so many miss prints in the book, that it was actually a disgrace, and I personally think this book is unfit for learning. There are way too many miss prints in this book, and it is piss poor at explaining concepts and how to work problems. When I went to study for a test on graphing sines, cosines, and tangents, I actually had to look the material up online because I could not understand the book, and almost everyone that's in my class says that they cannot understand the book all that great, so I know it's not just me, and my professor even went so far as to say that the book had a lot of miss prints. If you ever have to buy this for a class, BEWARE! My best suggestion would be to buy an alternate text that's a lot better if this is a requirement for a class.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible book!!!! September 17, 2012
By Joe
Format:Paperback
The preface claims that the book can be used by students who are studying trig for the first time. What a load of bunk. As a "first time" trig student, I couldn't get through the first chapter without getting confused. I moved on to the second chapter, and the information was just as muddled. This book may be more useful as a study guide to be used together with a real trig textbook, but I don't believe it is useful for the beginner. Kahn Academy on Youtube gave more clearer explanations and examples on the subject. Beginners should stay away from this book!
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However, I used this book from beginning to end and now I am able to pass a trig test. I would like to suggest a better write-up on explaining trigonometric graphs such as "Y=1/2 cosine 3x-16". This book truly helped me make sense of something that is abstract to me.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Self-Study
I purchased this book and Schaum's Precalculus for a self-study of precal over the summer, and it is NECESSARY to use the PRECALCULUS book even for a regular trig course since it... Read more
Published 10 months ago by fretlessjazz
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book
I ended up not needing the book but i fliped though it after i had my class and it seemed to cover the things we did in class pretty well.
Published 13 months ago by Derek Melton
4.0 out of 5 stars Schaum's Trigonomertry, 4th Ed.
Actualym, the book was intended as a gift. If it were for me I would have to given it much lower rating -- since I am from the old school and the symbology had some logic behind... Read more
Published on October 30, 2009 by happy camper
4.0 out of 5 stars Math book
It is a good book for refreshing math skills. Schamum's has always been a brand you can trust for math book, has been for over 30 years.
Published on July 10, 2009 by R. Hobbs
5.0 out of 5 stars Bar None the Best Trigonometry Book There Is.
Read: 5/13
Rate: 5/5

5/13: Schaum's Outlines: Trigonometry is so good that it's actually my basis of what I know about trigonometry. Read more
Published on March 26, 2007 by Austin Somlo
1.0 out of 5 stars Utterly and Deplorably Horrible
This book as mentioned in the title is horrible. It is incomplete in many areas, case and point, curve graphing. Read more
Published on January 6, 2003
4.0 out of 5 stars Lacking Application
This book is great for people with thick glasses with tape on them who are presidents of their computer programming clubs but for the rest of us this is not too great. Read more
Published on December 29, 2001 by A. Memon
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