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Beginning Pre-Calculus for Game Developers by Boris Meltreger, John P. Flynt

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Chapter 3. Sets, Exponents, Roots, and Radicals

This chapter explores the concept of sets and how you can use them to help organize groups of numbers. Among key concepts in this respect are unions, intersections, and subsets. Additionally, you can have disjunctions. One approach to illustrating sets involves Venn diagrams, which allow you to visualize relationships between sets. After investigating sets, you then move on to exponents. When you work with exponents, you can perform multiplication operations that involve the same base values by adding the exponents. Likewise, you can perform division operations by subtracting the exponents. After exploring the preliminaries of exponents, you investigate scientific notation, which provides a convenient ...

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