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Calculus for Business, Economics, and Soc..., Brief

Calculus for Business, Economics, and Soc..., Brief - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0077292737

Cover of Calculus for Business, Economics, and Soc..., Brief 10TH 10 (ISBN 978-0077292737)
ISBN13: 978-0077292737
ISBN10: 0077292731

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2010
International: No

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Calculus for Business, Economics, and Soc..., Brief - 10TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0077292737

Laurence Hoffmann

ISBN13: 978-0077292737
ISBN10: 0077292731

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Edition introduces calculus in real-world contexts and provides a sound, intuitive understanding of the basic concepts students need as they pursue careers in business, the life sciences, and the social sciences. Students achieve success using this text as a result of the authors' applied and real-world orientation to concepts, problem-solving approach, straightforward and concise writing style, and comprehensive exercise sets. More than 100,000 students worldwide have studied from this text!

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Functions, Graphs, and Limits
1.1 Functions
1.2 The Graph of a Function
1.3 Linear Functions
1.4 Functional Models
1.5 Limits
1.6 One-Sided Limits and Continuity Chapter

2: Differentiation: Basic Concepts
2.1 The Derivative
2.2 Techniques of Differentiation
2.3 Product and Quotient Rules; Higher-Order Derivatives
2.4 The Chain Rule
2.5 Marginal Analysis and Approximations Using Increments
2.6 Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates

Chapter 3: Additional Applications of the Derivative
3.1 Increasing and Decreasing Functions; Relative Extrema
3.2 Concavity and Points of Inflection
3.3 Curve Sketching
3.4 Optimization; Elasticity of Demand
3.5 Additional Applied Optimization

Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4.1 Exponential Functions: Continuous Compounding
4.2 Logarithmic Functions
4.3 Applications; Exponential Models
Chapter 5: Integration
5.1 Antidifferentiation: The Indefinite Integral
5.2 Integration by Substitution
5.3 The Definite Integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
5.4 Applying Definite Integration: Area Between Curves and Average Value
5.5 Additional Applications to Business and Economics
5.6 Additional Applications to the Life and Social Sciences

Chapter 6: Additional Topics in Integration
6.1 Integration by Parts; Integral Tables
6.2 Introduction to Differential Equations
6.3 Improper Integrals; Continuous Probability
6.4 Numerical Integration

Chapter 7: Calculus of Several Variables
7.1 Functions of Several Variables
7.2 Partial Derivatives
7.3 Optimizing Functions of Two Variables
7.4 The Method of Least-Squares
7.5 Constrained Optimization: The Method of Lagrange Multipliers
7.6 Double Integrals

Appendix A: Algebra Review
A.1 A Brief Review of Algebra
A.2 Factoring Polynomials and Solving Systems of Equations
A.3 Evaluating Limits with Hopitals Rule
A.4 The Summation Notation