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Overview

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. The new Ninth Edition builds on the straightforward writing style, practical applications from a variety of disciplines, clear step-by-step problem solving techniques, and comprehensive exercise sets that have been hallmarks of Hoffmann/Bradley’s success through the years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073309279
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/8/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 758
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Calculator Introduction

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 Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
Checkup for Chapter 1
Review Problems

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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 Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
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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

3.5 Additional Applied Optimization

Chapter Summary

Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
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4 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

4.1 Exponential Functions

4.2 Logarithmic Functions

4.3 Differentiation of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

4.4 Additional Exponential Models

Chapter Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
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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 ApplyingDefinite 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 Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
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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 Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
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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

Chapter Summary
Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
Checkup for Chapter 7
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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 L'Hôpital's Rule

Appendix Summary

Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas
Review Problems

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Tables

I Powers of e

II The Natural Logarithm (Base e)

Text Solutions

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, Chapter Checkup Problems, and Chapter Review Problems

Index

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