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5. INTEGRALS. Areas and Distances. The Definite Integral, Discovery Project: Area Functions. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Indefinite Integrals and the Net Change Theorem, Writing Project: Newton, Leibniz, and the Invention of Calculus. The Substitution Rule. Review. Problems Plus. 6. APPLICATIONS OF INTEGRATION. Areas between Curves. Volume. Volumes by Cylindrical Shells. Work. Average Value of a Function. Review. Problems Plus. 7. INVERSE FUNCTIONS: EXPONENTIAL, LOGARITHMIC, AND INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. Inverse Functions, Instructors may cover either Sections 7.2-7.4 or Sections 7.2*-7.4*, See the Preface. Exponential Functions and Their Derivatives. Logarithmic Functions. Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions. The Natural Logarithmic Function. The Natural Exponential Function. General Logarithmic and Exponential Functions. Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Applied Project: Where to Sit at the Movie. Hyperbolic Functions. Indeterminate Forms and L'Hospital's Rule, Writing Project: The Origins of L'Hospital's Rule. Review. Problems Plus. 8. TECHNIQUES OF INTEGRATION. Integration by Parts. Trigonometric Integrals. Trigonometric Substitution. Integration of Rational Functions by Partial Fractions. Strategy for Integration. Integration Using Tables and Computer Algebra Systems, Discovery Project: Patterns in Integrals. Approximate Integration. Improper Integrals. Review. Problems Plus. 9. FURTHER APPLICATIONS OF INTEGRATION. Arc Length, Discovery Project: Arc Length Contest. Area of a Surface of Revolution, Discovery Project: rotating on a Slant. Applications to Physics and Engineering. Applications to Economics and Biology. Probability. Review. Problems Plus. 10. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. Modeling with Differential Equations. Direction Fields and Euler's Method. Separable Equations, Applied Project: How Fast Does a Tank Drain?, Applied Project: Which is Faster, Going Up or Coming Down? Exponential Growth and Decay, Applied Project: Calculus and Baseball. The Logistic Equation. Linear Equations. Predator-Prey Systems. Review. Problems Plus. 11. PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS AND POLAR COORDINATES. Curves Defined by Parametric Equations, Laboratory Project: Families of Hypocycloids. Calculus with Parametric Curves, Laboratory Project: Bezier Curves. Polar Coordinates. Areas and Lengths in Polar Coordinates. Conic Sections. Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates. Review. Problems Plus. 12. INFINITE SEQUENCES AND SERIES. Sequences, Laboratory Project: Logistic Sequences. Series. The Integral Test and Estimates of Sums. The Comparison Tests. Alternating Series. Absolute Convergence and the Ratio and Root Tests. Strategy for Testing Series. Power Series. Representation of Functions as Power Series. Taylor and Maclaurin Series. Laboratory Project: An Ellusive Limit. The Binomial Series, Writing Project: How Newton Discovered the Binomial Series. Applications of Taylor Polynomials, Applied Project: Radiation from the Stars. Review. Problems Plus. Appendixes. Answers To Odd-Numbered Exercises. Index.
Posted December 6, 2001
I am currently a student using this text for my Calc I class. I am now in chapter 4 and have become truly disheartened in the fashion with which Mr. Stewart approaches calculus. Many of the definitions are not written for students but to impress professors. This book is written for the college level professor. Much of this text is difficult to read, and sorely lacks sufficient examples. The process in which the examples are provided is not linear, the first couple of examples for each section are easy, then they jump from simplistic to the insane. I am sorry but I feel this is a terrible text. I had to use my sisters text to suppliment the gaps that were in this text. What ever happened to good math text that give a reasonable explanation of how to go about understanding the concept and then solving it? Instead Mr. Stewart you are treating calculus as if it was for the mental elite. Math is a fun subject, reading text like this makes me understand why people hate math! student working on his second degree (BS in CmpEng)Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.