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\iteman{ZMATH 1999b.01273}
\itemau{Lang, Serge}
\itemti{Basic mathematics.}
\itemso{Springer, New York, NY (ISBN 0-387-96787-7). 475 p. (1998).}
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The book provides the student with the basic mathematical background necessary for college students. It can be used as a high school text, or for a college precalculus course. Contents: (I) Algebra (Numbers, Linear equations, Real numbers, Quadratic equations); Interlude on logic and mathematical expressions; (II) Intuitive geometry (Distance and angles, Isometries, Area and applications); (III) Coordinate geometry (Coordinates and geometry, Operations on points, Segements, rays, and lines, Trigonometry, Some analytic geometry); Miscellaneous (Functions, Mappings, Complex numbers, Induction and summations, Determinants); Answers to selected exercises.
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