Calculus / Edition 8

Calculus / Edition 8

by Dale Varberg, Purcell Edwin J., Steven E. Rigdon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130851515

ISBN-13: 9780130851512

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This the shortest mainstream calculus book available. The authors make effective use of computing technology, graphics, and applications, and provide at least two technology projects per chapter. This popular book is correct without being excessively rigorous, up-to-date without being faddish.Maintains a strong geometric and conceptual focus. Emphasizes explanation…  See more details below

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This the shortest mainstream calculus book available. The authors make effective use of computing technology, graphics, and applications, and provide at least two technology projects per chapter. This popular book is correct without being excessively rigorous, up-to-date without being faddish.Maintains a strong geometric and conceptual focus. Emphasizes explanation rather than detailed proofs. Presents definitions consistently throughout to maintain a clear conceptual framework. Provides hundreds of new problems, including problems on approximations, functions defined by tables, and conceptual questions.Ideal for readers preparing for the AP Calculus exam or who want to brush up on their calculus with a no-nonsense, concisely written book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130851512
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
445
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Preliminaries1
2Functions and Limits43
3The Derivative99
4Applications of the Derivative175
5The Integral231
6Applications of the Integral297
7Transcendental Functions345
8Techniques of Integration403
9Indeterminate Forms and Improper Integrals443
10Numerical Methods, Approximations471
11Infinite Series513
12Conics and Polar Coordinates573
13Geometry in the Plane, Vectors625
14Geometry in Space, Vectors667
15The Derivative in n-Space713
16The Integral in n-Space771
17Vector Calculus821
18Differential Equations871
Appendix897
Answers to Odd-Numbered ProblemsA-1
IndexI-1

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