Higher Education

Analytic Geometry, 6th Edition

  • Douglas R. Riddle St. Joseph's University
  • ISBN-10: 0534948545  |  ISBN-13: 9780534948542
  • 496 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1992, 1987, 1982
  • © 1996 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $255.50



This respected text makes extensive use of applications and features items such as historical vignettes to make the material useful and interesting. The text is written for the one-term analytic geometry course, often taught in sequence with college algebra, and is designed for students with a reasonably sound background in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Graphing Calculator. 1. Plane Analytic Geometry
2. Vectors in the Plane
3. The Line
4. The Circle
5. Conic Sections
6. Transformation of Coordinates
7. Curve Sketching
8. Polar Coordinates and Parametric Equations
9. Solid Analytic Geometry
Appendixes / Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems / Index

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Douglas R. Riddle

DA, Carnegie-Mellon University