Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences / Edition 9

Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences / Edition 9

by Laurence D. Hoffmann, Kenneth H. Rosen, Gerald L. Bradley
     
 

Designed for students preparing for a career in business, economics, psychology, sociology, architecture, environmental sciences, biology, or other areas of the life sciences and who have completed a high school algebra course. Each new concept the student learns is applied to a wide variety of practical and real-life applications. Many applications utilize real data… See more details below

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Designed for students preparing for a career in business, economics, psychology, sociology, architecture, environmental sciences, biology, or other areas of the life sciences and who have completed a high school algebra course. Each new concept the student learns is applied to a wide variety of practical and real-life applications. Many applications utilize real data and include referenced footnotes. Techniques and strategies students need to solve applied problems are stressed. The applications are drawn from the social, managerial, and life sciences, with special emphasis on business and economics. The text is compactly reorganized into nine chapters and includes the additional topic of asymptotes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073051918
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Pages:
758

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Table of Contents

Index of Selected Applications
Preface
Ch. 1Functions, Graphs, and Limits
Ch. 2Differentiation: Basic Concepts
Ch. 3Additional Applications of the Derivative
Ch. 4Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Ch. 5Integration
Ch. 6Further Topics in Integration
Ch. 7Functions of Two Variables
Ch. 8Infinite Series and Taylor Approximation
Ch. 9Trigonometric Functions
AppendixAlgebra Review
Tables
Index

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