This guide is for students enrolled in MATH 2412 classes. The resources listed here will help you find success in pre-calculus math.

The following selection of print study guides may be helpful for you in MATH 2412. The only difference between a print book and an ebook is the format, so choose whichever format works better for you.

- 1,001 Practice Problems Pre-Calculus for Dummies byCall Number: QA303.2 .S74 2014This study aid provides pre-calculus problems ranked from easy to advanced, with detailed explanations and step-by-step solutions for each one.
- CliffsNotes Trigonometry Common Core Quick Review byCall Number: QA531 .K55 2018This quick review provides targeted chapter-level reviews of topics aligned to the Trigonometry Common Core math standards. The lessons are reinforced with practice problems throughout each chapter as well as chapter-end quizzes.
- E-Z Trigonometry byCall Number: QA531 .D683 2010This self-instruction book explains angles and triangles, and demonstrates the solutions to right triangle problems. Chapters that follow deal with trigonometric functions of sine, cosine, and tangent, radian measures, Pythagorean and other trigonometric identities, graphs of trigonometric functions, waves, polar coordinates, complex numbers, conic sections, spherical trigonometry, polynomial approximation for sin x and cos x, and more.
- Easy Precalculus Step-by-Step byCall Number: QA303.2 .W49 2012Clear explanation that breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand steps, followed by highly focused exercises that are linked to core skills.
- Easy Test Prep: Precalculus byCall Number: QA157 .S216 2014What struggling students need are more detailed, worked examples than are normally found in even the best textbooks. In Easy Test Prep: Precalculus, each of the major concepts in a standard Precalculus course is given its own section and problems. After a list of the problems for a concept, the answers are given so that students can compare their answers to the correct ones. Following the answers are detailed, worked solutions to each problem.
- Homework Helpers: Pre-Calculus byCall Number: QA331 .S975 2007This title in the Homework Helpers series will reinforce mathematical foundations and bolster students' confidence in pre-calculus. The concepts are explained in everyday language before the examples are worked. Particular attention is placed on topics that students traditionally struggle with the most.
- Homework Helpers: Trigonometry byCall Number: QA531 .S94 2007Homework Helpers: Trigonometry covers all of the topics in a typical Trigonometry class. This book also contains a review of the algebraic and geometric ideas that are the foundation of trigonometry.
- Master Math: Trigonometry byCall Number: QA531 .R84 2010xMaster Math: Trigonometry is a comprehensive reference guide that explains and clarifies the principles of trigonometry in a simple, easy-to-follow style and format.
- Schaum's Outlines: Precalculus byCall Number: QA157 .S215 2009An updated overview of the key concepts covered in precalculus classes.
- Schaum's Outlines: Trigonometry byCall Number: QA531 .M69 2013This all-in-one-package includes more than 600 fully solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills. Concise explanations of all trigonometry concepts are included.
- Trigonometry: a Complete Introduction byCall Number: QA533 .A23 2013The book covers all areas of trigonometry including the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, using trigonometry in three dimensions and for angles of any magnitude, and applications of trigonometry including radians, ratio, compound angles and circles related to triangles.
- Trigonometry Demystified byCall Number: QA531 .G53 2012This practical guide eases you into "trig," starting with angles and triangles. As you progress, you will master essential concepts such as mapping, functions, vectors, and more. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.
- Trigonometry for Dummies® byCall Number: QA531 .S783 2005From sines and cosines to logarithms, conic sections, and polynomials, this friendly guide takes the torture out of trigonometry, explaining basic concepts in plain English, offering lots of easy-to-grasp example problems, and adding a dash of humor and fun.

The TCC Libraries have many math books on the shelves ready for you to check out with your TCC ID card. You can also have books from other TCC campuses sent to your home campus for free. Follow the directions below to search for more books.

**To Find Print Books in the TCC Library:**

1. Begin on the Library homepage at https://library.tccd.edu/

2. Scroll down to the box on the left that says TCC Catalog

3. Select the "In the Library" box

4. Select your home campus or leave the selection as Any Campus

5. Type what you want to find in the search box, such as "trigonometry" or "pre-calculus," and click the Search button

6. Check the location of your chosen book, and use the call number (Ex: **QA531 .K55 2018**) to find it on the shelf

7. If the book is not available at your campus, follow the directions below to have the book sent to your campus for free

The TCC Libraries share their collection, so you can have any eligible book sent to your home campus for free. It may take several days to transfer the book, so plan ahead.

1. Find a book you want and click the "Sign in" link

2. Click the Request link

3. Select the campus you want to send the book to

4. Click the Send Request link

5. When the book arrives at your chosen campus, you will receive an email in your myTCC email account