Calculus for the Utterly Confused, 2nd Ed. [NOOK Book]

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Whether you're a science major, an engineer, or a business graduate, calculus can be one of the most intimidating subjects around. Fortunately, Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your formula for success. Written by two experienced teachers who have taken the complexity out of calculus for thousands of students, this book breaks down tough concepts into easy-to-understand chunks.



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Calculus for the Utterly Confused, 2nd Ed.

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Overview

Whether you're a science major, an engineer, or a business graduate, calculus can be one of the most intimidating subjects around. Fortunately, Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your formula for success. Written by two experienced teachers who have taken the complexity out of calculus for thousands of students, this book breaks down tough concepts into easy-to-understand chunks.



Calculus for the Utterly Confused shows you how to apply calculus concepts to problems in business, medicine, sociology, physics, and environmental science. You'll get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!



Inside, you'll learn about



  • Calculus problems with applications to business and economics

  • How to use spreadsheets for business analysis

  • Growth and decay models including exponential and logarithmic models for biology

  • How to integrate algebra into business analyses

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071511193
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/18/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 263
  • Sales rank: 919,115
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Robert M. Oman has twenty years of experience teaching college-level physics and mathematics and is the author of Physics for the Utterly Confused and How to Solve Physics Problems.



Dr. Daniel M. Oman has taught undergraduate physics labs for five years and is the coauthor of How to Solve Physics Problems.

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Table of Contents

A Special MessageHow to Study CalculusPrefaceChapter 1: Mathematical BackgroundChapter 2: Limits and ContinuityChapter 3: DerivativesChapter 4: GraphingChapter 5: Max-Min ProblemsChapter 6: Related Rate ProblemsChapter 7: IntegrationChapter 8: Trigonometric FunctionsChapter 9: Exponents and LogarithmsChapter 10: More IntegralsMathematical TablesIndex
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