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Table of Contents
|Functions, Graphs, and Limits|
|The Graph of a Function|
|One-Sided Limits and Continuity|
|Differentiation: Basic Concepts|
|Techniques of Differentiation|
|Product and Quotient Rules; Higher-Order Derivatives|
|The Chain Rule|
|Marginal Analysis and Approximations Using Increments|
|Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates|
|Additional Applications of the Derivative|
|Increasing and Decreasing Functions; Relative Extrema|
|Concavity and Points of Inflection|
|Optimization; Elasticity of Demand|
|Additional Applied Optimization|
|Exponential and Logarithmic Functions|
|Exponential Functions: Continuous Compounding|
|Applications; Exponential Models|
|Antidifferentiation: The Indefinite Integral|
|Integration by Substitution|
|The Definite Integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus|
|Applying Definite Integration: Area Between Curves and Average Value|
|Additional Applications to Business and Economics|
|Additional Applications to the Life and Social Sciences|
|Additional Topics in Integration|
|Integration by Parts; Integral Tables|
|Calculus of Several Variables|
|Functions of Several Variables|
|Optimizing Functions of Two Variables|
|The Method of Least-Squares|
|Constrained Optimization: The Method of Lagrange Multipliers|
|Introduction to Differential Equations|
|First-Order Linear Differential Equations|
|Additional Applications of Differential Equations|
|Approximate Solutions of Differential Equations|
|Difference Equations; The Cobweb Model|
|Infinite Series and Taylor Series Approximations|
|Infinite Series; Geometric Series|
|Tests for Convergence|
|Functions as Power Series; Taylor Series|
|Probability and Calculus|
|Introduction to Probability; Discrete Random Variables|
|Continuous Random Variables|
|Expected Value and Variance of Continuous Random Variables|
|Normal and Poisson Probability Distributions|
|The Trigonometric Functions|
|Differentiation and Integration of Trigonometric Functions|
|Additional Applications Involving Trigonometric Function|
|A Brief Review of Algebra|
|Factoring Polynomials and Solving Systems of Equations|
|Evaluating Limits with L’Hopital’s Rule|
|The Summation Notation|
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