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Brief Calculus and Its Application

Brief Calculus and Its Application - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321568564

Cover of Brief Calculus and Its Application 12TH 10 (ISBN 978-0321568564)
ISBN13: 978-0321568564
ISBN10: 0321568567
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Brief Calculus and Its Application - 12TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321568564

Larry J. Goldstein, David I. Schneider and David C. Lay

ISBN13: 978-0321568564
ISBN10: 0321568567
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Normal 0 false false false Goldstein'sBriefCalculus and Its Applications, Twelfth Editionis a comprehensive print and online program for readers interested in business, economics, life science, or social sciences. Without sacrificing mathematical integrity, the book clearly presents the concepts with a large quantity of exceptional, in-depth exercises. The authors'proven formulandash;pairing substantial amounts of graphical analysis and informal geometric proofs with an abundance of exercisesndash;has proven to be tremendously successful with both students and instructors. The textbook is supported by a wide array of supplements as well as MyMathLab reg; and MathXL reg; , the most widely adopted and acclaimed online homework and assessment system on the market. Functions; The Derivative; Applications of the Derivative; Techniques of Differentiation; Logarithm Functions; Applications of the Exponential and Natural Logarithm Functions; The Definite Integral; Functions of Several Variables; The Trigonometric Functions; Techniques of Integration For all readers interested in applied calculus.

Table of Contents

Normal 0 false false false 0. Functions 0.1 Functions and Their Graphs 0.2 Some Important Functions 0.3 The Algebra of Functions 0.4 Zeros of Functionsndash;The Quadratic Formula and Factoring 0.5 Exponents and Power Functions 0.6 Functions and Graphs in Applications 1. The Derivative 1.1 The Slope of a Straight Line 1.2 The Slope of a Curve at a Point 1.3 The Derivative 1.4 Limits and the Derivative 1.5 Differentiability and Continuity 1.6 Some Rules for Differentiation 1.7 More About Derivatives 1.8 The Derivative as a Rate of Change 2. Applications of the Derivative 2.1 Describing Graphs of Functions 2.2 The First and Second Derivative Rules 2.3 The First and Second Derivative Tests and Curve Sketching 2.4 Curve Sketching (Conclusion) 2.5 Optimization Problems 2.6 Further Optimization Problems 2.7 Applications of Derivatives to Business and Economics 3. Techniques of Differentiation 3.1 The Product and Quotient Rules 3.2 The Chain Rule and the General Power Rule 3.3 Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates 4. Logarithm Functions 4.1 Exponential Functions 4.2 The Exponential Function e x 4.3 Differentiation of Exponential Functions 4.4 The Natural Logarithm Function 4.5 The Derivative of lnx 4.6 Properties of the Natural Logarithm Function 5. Applications of the Exponential and Natural Logarithm Functions 5.1 Exponential Growth and Decay 5.2 Compound Interest 5.3 Applications of the Natural Logarithm Function to Economics 5.4 Further Exponential Models 6. The Definite Integral 6.1 Antidifferentiation 6.2 Areas and Riemann Sums 6.3 Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem 6.4 Areas in thexy-Plane 6.5 Applications of the Definite Integral 7. Functions of Several Variables 7.1 Examples of Functions of Several Variables 7.2 Partial Derivatives 7.3 Maxima and Minima of Functions of Several Variables 7.4 Lagrange Multipliers and Constrained Optimization 7.5 The Method of Least Squares 7.6 Double Integrals 8. The Trigonometric Functions 8.1 Radian Measure of Angles