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Calculus With Application , Brief

Calculus With Application , Brief - 8th edition

Calculus With Application , Brief - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780321228291

ISBN10: 0321228294

Calculus With Application , Brief by Margaret L. Lial, Raymond N. Greenwell and Nathan P. Ritchey - ISBN 9780321228291
Edition: 8TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Calculus With Application , Brief by Margaret L. Lial, Raymond N. Greenwell and Nathan P. Ritchey - ISBN 9780321228291

ISBN13: 9780321228291

ISBN10: 0321228294


Widely known for incorporating interesting, relevant, and realistic applications, this text offers many real applications citing current data sources. There are a wide variety of opportunities for use of technology, allowing for increased visualization and a better understanding of difficult concepts. MyMathLab, a complete online course, will be available with this text. For the first time, a comprehensive series of lectures on video will be available.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

R. Algebra Reference.

Rational Expressions.

1. Linear Functions.

Slope and Equations of Lines.
Linear Functions and Applications.
The Least Squares Line.

2. Nonlinear Functions.

Properties of Functions.
Quadratic Functions; Translation and Reflection.
Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Exponential Functions.
Logarithmic Functions.
Applications: Growth and Decay; Mathematics of Finance.

3. The Derivative.

Rates of Change.
Definition of the Derivative.
Graphical Differentiation.

4. Calculating the Derivative.

Techniques for Finding Derivatives.
Derivatives of Products and Quotients.
The Chain Rule.
Derivatives of Exponential Functions.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions.

5. Graphs and the Derivative.

Increasing and Decreasing Functions.
Relative Extrema.
Higher Derivatives, Concavity, and the Second Derivative Test.
Curve Sketching.

6. Applications of the Derivative.

Absolute Extrema.
Applications of Extrema.
Further Business Applications: Economic Lot Size, Economic Order Quantity; Elasticity of Demand.
Implicit Differentiation.
Related Rates.
Differentials: Linear Approximation.

7. Integration.

Area and the Definite Integral.
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
The Area Between Two Curves.
Numerical Integration.

8. Further Techniques and Applications of Integration.

Integration by Parts.
Volume and Average Value.
Continuous Money Flow.
Improper Integrals.

9. Multivariable Calculus.

Functions of Several Variables.
Partial Derivatives.
Maxima and Minima.
Lagrange Multipliers.
Total Differentials and Approximations.
Double Integrals.
Table 1. Formulas from Geometry.
Table 2. Integrals.