Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief / Edition 10

Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief / Edition 10

by Laurence Hoffmann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0077292731

ISBN-13: 2900077292736

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.

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'

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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!

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ISBN-13:
2900077292736
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition

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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 Differentiation of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

4.4 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 L’Hopital’s Rule

A.4 The Summation Notation

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