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Calculus for the Utterly Confused

Calculus for the Utterly Confused - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0071481588

Cover of Calculus for the Utterly Confused 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-0071481588)
ISBN13: 978-0071481588
ISBN10: 0071481583
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

Calculus for the Utterly Confused - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071481588

Robert Oman and Daniel Oman

ISBN13: 978-0071481588
ISBN10: 0071481583
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Whether you're a science major, an engineer, or a business graduate, calculus can be one of the most intimidating subjects around. Fortunately, Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your formula for success. Written by two experienced teachers who have taken the complexity out of calculus for thousands of students, this book breaks down tough concepts into easy-to-understand chunks.

Calculus for the Utterly Confused shows you how to apply calculus concepts to problems in business, medicine, sociology, physics, and environmental science. You'll get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

Inside, you'll learn about

  • Calculus problems with applications to business and economics
  • How to use spreadsheets for business analysis
  • Growth and decay models including exponential and logarithmic models for biology
  • How to integrate algebra into business analyses

Table of Contents

A Special Message
How to Study Calculus
Preface
Chapter 1: Mathematical Background
Chapter 2: Limits and Continuity
Chapter 3: Derivatives
Chapter 4: Graphing
Chapter 5: Max-Min Problems
Chapter 6: Related Rate Problems
Chapter 7: Integration
Chapter 8: Trigonometric Functions
Chapter 9: Exponents and Logarithms
Chapter 10: More Integrals
Mathematical Tables
Index

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