Concepts of Calculus With Applications, Updated Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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KEY BENEFITS: Martha Goshawrs"sConcepts of Calculus with Applications, Updated Edition, 1/e, is the next generation of calculus textbook for the next generation of students and instructors. Martha is a new kind of textbook author, drawing from her many successful years in the classroom to bring calculus to life. This text is written in Marthars"s natural classroom voice, using a cheerful, student-friendly presentation to engage non-majors in the modern applied calculus course. With her deep knowledge of how students think and study, Marthars"s approach helps students with every homework assignment and exam, with ample algebra review before every topic and multiple types of study tools. Now for the first time ever, MyMathLab reg; makes available a wide array of online homework, tutorial, and assessment tools, making the most of both studentsrs" and instructorsrs" time. KEY TOPICS: Function review, Limits and Derivatives, Applications of the Derivative, The Integral and its Applications, Multivariable Calculus. MARKET: For all readers interested in Calculus

Author Biography

Martha Goshaw received her BA in mathematics from West Virginia Wesleyan College, her MA in mathematics from West Virginia University, and her Education Specialist degree in mathematics education from the University of Virginia.  She is currently Professor of Mathematics at Seminole Community College in Sanford, Florida, where she teaches statistics and applied calculus, both in the classroom and via distance education.  Prior to moving to Florida in 2000, she was a full-time faculty member at Piedmont Virginia Community College.  Martha is an active member of AMATYC and served a six-year term as Secretary of the AMATYC Executive Board.  She is also Past President of FTYCMA (Florida Two-Year College Mathematics Association) and was the founding president of VMATYC (Virginia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges). 

Table of Contents

Function Review
Linear and Absolute Value Functions
Non linear Functions
Rational and Piece wise Defined Functions
Regression and Modeling
Review and Test
Limits and Derivatives
Introduction to Limits
Rates of Change and Slope
Introduction to the Derivative
Derivatives of Algebraic Functions
Product, Quotient, and Chain Rules
Higher-Order Derivatives
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Review and Test
Applications of the Derivative
First Derivative Test and Graphs of Functions
Second Derivative Test and Graphs of Functions
Absolute Extrema
Business Applications
Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates
Review and Test
The Integral and its Applications
Anti derivatives and Integrals
More Rules for Integration
Substitution Techniques for Integration
Definite Integrals
Areas and Definite Integrals
Applications of Definite Integrals
Other Methods of Integration
Differential Equations
Review and Test
Multivariable Calculus
Introduction to Functions of More than One Variable
Partial Derivatives
Optimization and LaGrange Multipliers
Double Integrals
Review and Test?
Geometry Formulas
A Brief Table of Integrals
Glossary of Important Terms?
Glossary of Important Terms
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