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Contents

Preface

Ch 1: Basic Arithmetic

1.1 Arithmetic Operations

1.2 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

1.3 Adding Fractions

1.4 Hand Calculator Operations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 2: Decimals and Percentages

2.1 Decimals

2.2 Percentages

2.3 Precision and Accuracy

2.4 Hand Calculator Operations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 3: Powers and Roots

3.1 Powers

3.2 Powers of Ten

3.3 Square Roots and Cube Roots

3.4 Hand Calculator Operations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 4: Systems of Measurement

4.1 Scientific and Engineering Notation

4.2 Metric System (SI)

4.3 The U.S. Customary System

4.4 Hand Calculator Operations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 5: Basic Algebra

5.1 Signed Numbers

5.2 Algebraic Terms

5.3 Rules for Exponents

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 6: Linear Equations

6.1 Solution of First-Degree Equations

6.2 Equation Solving Methods

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 7: Basics of DC Circuits

7.1 DC Circuits and Ohm’s Law

7.2 Electric Power

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 8: Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials

8.1 Multiplying Polynomials

8.2 Monomial Factors

8.3 Binomial Factors

8.4 Second-Degree Equations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 9: Algebraic Fractions

9.1 Reducing Fractions

9.2 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

9.3 Addition of Fractions

9.4 Equations with Fractions

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 10: Formulas and Problem Solving

10.1 Formulas and Literal Equations

10.2 Problem Solving

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 11: Series and Parallel DC Circuits

11.1 Series Circuits

11.2 Parallel Circuits

11.3 Series-Parallel Circuits

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 12: Graphs

12.1 Rectangular Coordinate System

12.2 Linear Function

12.3 Nonlinear Graphs

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 13: Linear Systems

13.1 Graphical Solution of Two Linear Equations

13.2 Algebraic Solution of Two Linear Equations

13.3 Solution by Determinants

13.4 Solution of Three Linear Equations

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 14: Network Analysis

14.1 Voltage Division

14.2 Kirchhoff’s Laws

14.3 Solving Circuits

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 15: Network Theorems

15.1 Superposition Theorem

15.2 Thevenin’s Theorem

15.3 Norton’s Theorem

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 16: Trigonometry of the Right Triangle

16.1 Angles and Triangles

16.2 Pythagorean Theorem

16.3 Trigonometric Ratios

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 17: Trigonometry of the Circle

17.1 Trigonometric Functions

17.2 Reference Angles and Special Angles

17.3 Inverse Functions

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 18: Alternating Current

18.1 Alternating Current Waves

18.2 Root Mean Square Values

18.3 Frequency and Period

18.4 Phase Angle

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 19: Trigonometry of Vectors

19.1 Vectors and Phasors

19.2 Law of Sines

19.3 Law of Cosines

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 20: Complex Numbers and Phasors

20.1 The i Operator

20.2 Complex Numbers

20.3 Complex Phasors

20.4 Operations with Complex Phasors

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 21: Series AC Circuits

21.1 Inductive Reactance and RL Series Circuits

21.2 Capacitive Reactance and RC Series Circuits

21.3 RLC Series Circuits and Resonance

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 22: Parallel AC Circuits

22.1 RL Circuits

22.2 RC Circuits

22.3 Susceptance and Admittance

22.4 RLC Circuits

22.5 AC Networks

22.6 Filters

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 23: Exponents and Logarithms

23.1 Fraction Exponents

23.2 Exponential Functions

23.3 Common and Natural Logarithms

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 24: Applications of Logarithms

24.1 Exponential Equations

24.2 RC and RL Circuits

24.3 Power and Gain

24.4 Bode Plots

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 25: Computer Number Systems

25.1 Binary Number System

25.2 Binary Arithmetic

25.3 Octal Number System

25.4 Hexadecimal Number System

25.5 Hexadecimal Arithmetic

25.6 Computer Codes

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 26: Boolean Algebra

26.1 Boolean Algebra

26.2 Logic Circuits

26.3 Karnaugh Maps

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Ch 27: Statistics

27.1 Mean, Median, and Mode

27.2 Standard Deviation

27.3 Histograms and the Normal Curve

Chapter Highlights

Review Exercises

Appendix A: Calculator Functions

Appendix B: Notation and Formulas

Appendix C: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

Index