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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073051918

ISBN-13: 9780073051918

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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

Overview

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

CHAPTER 1 FUNCTIONS, GRAPHS, AND LIMITS
1. Functions
2. The Graph of a Function
3. Linear Functions
4. Functional Models
5. Limits
6. Continuity
Chapter summary and review problems
CHAPTER 2 DIFFERENTIATION:BASIC CONCEPTS
1. The Derivative; Slope and Rates
2. Basic Rules of Differentiation
3. The Product and Quotient Rules
4. Marginal Analysis; Approximation by Increments
5. The Chain Rule
6. The Second Derivative
7. Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates
Chapter summary and review problems
CHAPTER 3 ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS OF THE DERIVATIVE
1. Increasing and Decreasing Functions
2. Concavity
3. Limits Involving Infinity; Asymptotes
4. Optimization
5. Practical Optimization
Chapter summary and review problems
CHAPTER 4 EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS
1. Exponential Functions
2. Logarithmic Functions
3. Differentiation of Logarithmic and Exponential
Functions
4. Additional Exponential Models
Chapter summary and review problems
CHAPTER 5 INTEGRATION
(and more...)

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