Concepts of Calculus with Applications

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Today's applied calculus course is largely filled with non-majors looking for the skills and concepts to help them in future careers. Martha Goshaw understands these students and has written a book that, in language and scope, fits their needs. Drawing from her XX successful years of classroom experience, she has culled back some traditional topics and theoretical detail for a more modern, student-friendly presentation. She focuses on key concepts and skills, and points out areas where students typically struggle. The result is a more interesting, more meaningful, and less stress-inducing course--that still provides everything students need to succeed after college.

Table of Contents

Function Review
Linear and Absolute Value Functions
Non-linear Functions
Topic 3
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
Graphs of Functions and the First Derivative Test
Second Derivative Test and graphs of functions
Absolute Extrema
Business Applications
Related Rates and Implicit Differentiation
The Integral and its Applications
Anti-derivatives and Integrals
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
Check Your Understanding Solutions
Geometry Formulas
Table of Integrals
Glossary of Important Terms
Answers to Odd-Numbered Topic Exercises
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