Calculus Concepts: An Applied Approach to the Mathematics of Change, Brief Edition / Edition 4

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For a full description, see the catalog entry for LaTorre et al., Calculus Concepts, 4/e.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618789825
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/14/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 608,684
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, a Concept Check, a Review Test, and one or two Projects. 1. Ingredients of Change: Functions and Models 1.1 Models and Functions 1.2 Linear Functions and Models 1.3 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Models 1.4 Logistic Functions and Models 1.5 Polynomial Functions and Models 2. Describing Change: Rates 2.1 Change, Percentage Change, and Average Rates of Change 2.2 Instantaneous Rates of Change 2.3 Derivative Notation and Numerical Estimates 2.4 Algebraically Finding Slopes 3. Determining Change: Derivatives 3.1 Drawing Rate-of-Change Graphs 3.2 Simple Rate-of-Change Formulas 3.3 Exponential and Logarithmic Rate-of-Change Formulas 3.4 The Chain Rule 3.5 The Product Rule 3.6 Limiting Behavior Revisited: L'Hôpital's Rule 4. Analyzing Change: Applications of Derivatives 4.1 Approximating Change 4.2 Relative and Absolute Extreme Points 4.3 Inflection Points 4.4 Interconnected Change: Related Rates 5. Accumulating Change: Limits of Sums and the Definite Integral 5.1 Results of Change and Area Approximations 5.2 Accumulation Functions 5.3 The Fundamental Theorem 5.4 The Definite Integral 5.5 Average Value and Average Rate of Change 5.6 Integration by Substitution or Algebraic Manipulation 6. Analyzing Accumulated Change: Integrals in Action 6.1 Perpetual Accumulation and Improper Integrals 6.2 Streams in Business and Biology 6.3 Integrals in Economics 6.4 Probability Distributions and Density Functions
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