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Now in its 4th edition, Smith/Minton, Calculus offers students and instructors a mathematically sound text, robust exercise sets and elegant presentation of calculus concepts. When packaged with ALEKS Prep for Calculus, the most effective remediation tool on the market, Smith/Minton offers a complete package to ensure students success in calculus.

The new edition has been updated with a reorganization of the exercise sets, making the range of exercises more transparent. Additionally, over 1,000 new classic calculus problems were added.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077864408
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Edition number: 4
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Calculus: Early Transcendental FunctionsChapter 0: Preliminaries0.1, "The Real Numbers and the Cartesian Plane"0.2, "Lines and Functions"0.3, "Graphing Calculators and Computer Algebra Systems"0.4, "Trigonometric Functions"0.5, "Transformations of Functions"Chapter 1: Limits and Continuity1.1, "A Brief Preview of Calculus: Tangent Lines and the Length of a Curve1.2, "The Concept of Limit"1.3, "Computation of Limits"1.4, "Continuity and Its Consequences"1.5, "Limits Involving Infinity; Asymptotes"1.6, "Formal Definition of the Limit"1.7, "Limits and Loss-of-Significance Errors"Chapter 2: Differentiation2.1, "Tangent Lines and Velocity"2.2, "The Derivative"2.3, "Computation of Derivatives: The Power Rule"2.4, "The Product and Quotient Rules"2.5, "The Chain Rule"2.6, "Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions"2.7, "Implicit Differentiation"2.8, "The Mean Value Theorem"Chapter 3: Applications of the Derivative3.1, "Linear Approximations and Newton's Method""3.2, "Maximum and Minimum Values"3.3, "Increasing and Decreasing Functions"3.4, "Concavity and the Second Derivative Test"3.5, "Overview of Curve Sketching"3.6, "Optimization"3.7, "Related Rates"3.8, "Rates of Change in Economics and the Sciences"Chapter 4: Integration4.1, "Antiderivatives"4.2, "Sums and Sigma Notation"4.3, "Area"4.4, "The Definite Integral"4.5, "The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus"4.6, "Integration by Substitution"4.7, "Numerical Integration"Chapter 5: Applications of the Definite Integral5.1, "Area Between Curves"5.2, "Volume: Slicing, Disks and Washers"5.3, "Volumes by Cylindrical Shells"5.4, "Arc Length and Surface Area"5.5, "Projectile Motion"5.6, "Applications of Integration to Physics and Engineering"Chapter 6: Exponentials, Logarithms and Other Transcendental Functions6.1, "The Natural Logarithm"6.2, "Inverse Functions"6.3, "The Exponential Function"6.4, "The Inverse Trigonometric Functions"6.5, "The Calculus of the Inverse Trigonometric Functions"6.6, "The Hyperbolic Functions"Chapter 7: Integration Techniques7.1, "Review of Formulas and Techniques"7.2, "Integration by Parts"7.3, "Trigonometric Techniques of Integration"7.4, "Integration of Rational Functions Using Partial Fractions"7.5, "Integration Tables and Computer Algebra Systems"7.6, "Indeterminate Forms and L'Hopital's Rule" 7.7, "Improper Integrals"7.8, "Probability"Chapter 8: First-Order Differential Equations8.1, "Modeling with Differential Equations"8.2, "Separable Differential Equations"8.3, "Direction Fields and Euler's Method"8.4, "Systems of First-Order Differential Equations"Chapter 9: Infinite Series9.1, "Sequences of Real Numbers"9.2, "Infinite Series"9.3, "The Integral and Comparison Tests"9.4, "Alternating Series"9.5, "Absolute Convergence and the Ratio Test"9.6, "Power Series"9.7, "Taylor Series"9.8, "Applications of Taylor Series"9.9, "Fourier Series"Chapter 10: Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates10.1, "Plane curves and Parametric Equations"10.2, "Calculus and Parametric Equations"10.3, "Arc Length and Surface Area in Parametric Equations"10.4, "Polar Coordinates"10.5, "Calculus and Polar Coordinates"10.6, "Conic Sections"10.7, "Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates"Chapter 11: Vectors and the Geometry of Space11.1, "Vectors in the Plane"11.2, "Vectors in Space"11.3, "The Dot Product"11.4, "The Cross Product"11.5, "Lines and Planes in Space"11.6, "Surfaces in Space"Chapter 12: Vector-Valued Functions12.1, "Vector-Valued Functions"12.2, "The Calculus of Vector-Valued Functions"12.3, "Motion in Space"12.4, "Curvature"12.5, "Tangent and Normal Vectors"12.6, "Parametric Surfaces"Chapter 13: Functions of Several Variables and Partial Differentiation13.1, "Functions of Several Variables"13.2, "Limits and Continuity"13.3, "Partial Derivatives"13.4, "Tangent Planes and Linear Approximations"13.5, "The Chain Rule"13.6, "The Gradient and Directional Derivatives"13.7, "Extrema of Functions of Several Variables"13.8, "Constrained Optimization and and Lagrange Multipliers"Chapter 14: Multiple Integrals14.1, "Double Integrals"14.2, "Area, Volume and Center of Mass"14.3, "Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates"14.4, "Surface Area"14.5, "Triple Integrals"14.6, "Cylindrical Coordinates"14.7, "Spherical Coordinates"14.8, "Change of Variables in Multiple Integrals"Chapter 15: Vector Calculus15.1, "Vector Fields"15.2, "Line Integrals"15.3, "Independence of Path and Conservative Vector Fields"15.4, "Green's Theorem"15.5, "Curl and Divergence"15.6, "Surface Integrals"15.7, "The Divergence Theorem"15.8, "Stokes' Theorem"15.9, "Applications of Vector Calculus"Chapter 16: Second Order Differential Equations16.1, Second-Order Equations With Constant Coefficients"16.2, "Nonhomogeneous Equations: Undetermined Coefficients"16.3, "Applications of Second-Order Equations"16.4, "Power Series Solutions of Differential Equations"Appendix A: Proofs of Selected TheoremsAppendix B: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises

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