Thomas' Calculus Early Transcendentals / Edition 11

Thomas' Calculus Early Transcendentals / Edition 11

by George B. Thomas Jr., Maurice D. Weir, Joel R. Hass, Frank R. Giordano

ISBN-10: 0321495756

ISBN-13: 9780321495754

Pub. Date: 01/18/2007

Publisher: Pearson

KEY BENEFIT: Thomas' Calculus Early Transcendentals Media Upgrade, Eleventh Edition, responds to the needs of today's readers by developing their conceptual understanding while strengthening their skills in algebra and trigonometry,two areas of knowledge vital to the mastery of calculus. This book offers a full range of exercises, a precise…  See more details below


KEY BENEFIT: Thomas' Calculus Early Transcendentals Media Upgrade, Eleventh Edition, responds to the needs of today's readers by developing their conceptual understanding while strengthening their skills in algebra and trigonometry,two areas of knowledge vital to the mastery of calculus. This book offers a full range of exercises, a precise and conceptual presentation, and a new media package designed specifically to meet the needs of today's readers. The exercises gradually increase in difficulty, helping readers learn to generalize and apply the concepts. The refined table of contents introduces the exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions in Chapter 7 of the text.

KEY TOPICS: Functions, Limits and Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of Derivatives, Integration, Applications of Definite Integrals, Integrals and Transcendental Functions, Techniques of Integration, Further Applications of Integration, Conic Sections and Polar Coordinates, Infinite Sequences and Series, Vectors and the Geometry of Space, Vector-Valued Functions and Motion in Space, Partial Derivatives, Multiple Integrals, Integration in Vector Fields.

MARKET: For all readers interested in Calculus.

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Thomas 11e Series
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Older Edition
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Table of Contents

(Practice Exercises, Additional Exercises, and Questions to Guide Your Review appear at the end of each chapter.)

1. Functions

Functions and Their Graphs

Identifying Functions; Mathematical Models

Combining Functions; Shifting and Scaling Graphs

Graphing with Calculators and Computers

Exponential Functions

Inverse Functions and Logarithms

2. Limits and Continuity

Rates of Change and Limits

Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws

Precise Definition of a Limit

One-Sided Limits and Limits at Infinity

Infinite Limits and Vertical Asymptotes


Tangents and Derivatives

3. Differentiation

The Derivative as a Function

Differentiation Rules for Polynomials, Exponentials, Products and Quotients

The Derivative as a Rate of Change

Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions

The Chain Rule and Parametric Equations

Implicit Differentiation

Derivatives of Inverse Functions and Logarithms

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Related Rates

Linearization and Differentials

4. Applications of Derivatives

Extreme Values of Functions

The Mean Value Theorem

Monotonic Functions and the First Derivative Test

Concavity and Curve Sketching

Applied Optimization Problems

Indeterminate Forms and L’Hopital’s Rule

Newton’s Method


5. Integration

Estimating with Finite Sums

Sigma Notation and Limits of Finite Sums

The Definite Integral

The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Indefinite Integrals and the Substitution Rule

Substitution and Area Between Curves

6. Applications of Definite Integrals

Volumes by Slicing and Rotation About an Axis

Volumes by Cylindrical Shells

Lengths of Plane Curves

Moments and Centers of Mass

Areas of Surfaces of Revolution and The Theorems of Pappus


Fluid Pressures and Forces

7. Integrals and Transcendental Functions

The Logarithm Defined as an Integral

Exponential Growth and Decay

Relative Rates of Growth

Hyperbolic Functions

8. Techniques of Integration

Basic Integration Formulas

Integration by Parts

Integration of Rational Functions by Partial Fractions

Trigonometric Integrals

Trigonometric Substitutions

Integral Tables and Computer Algebra Systems

Numerical Integration

Improper Integrals

9. Further Applications of Integration

Slope Fields and Separable Differential Equations

First-Order Linear Differential Equations

Euler’s Method

Graphical Solutions of Autonomous Equations

Applications of First-Order Differential Equations

10. Conic Sections and Polar Coordinates

Conic Sections and Quadratic Equations

Classifying Conic Sections by Eccentricity

Quadratic Equations and Rotations

Conics and Parametric Equations; The Cycloid

Polar Coordinates

Graphing in Polar Coordinates

Area and Lengths in Polar Coordinates

Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates

11. Infinite Sequences and Series


Infinite Series

The Integral Test

Comparison Tests

The Ratio and Root Tests

Alternating Series, Absolute and Conditional Convergence

Power Series

Taylor and Maclaurin Series

Convergence of Taylor Series; Error Estimates

Applications of Power Series

Fourier Series

12. Vectors and the Geometry of Space

Three-Dimensional Coordinate Systems


The Dot Product

The Cross Product

Lines and Planes in Space

Cylinders and Quadric Surfaces

13. Vector-Valued Functions and Motion in Space

Vector Functions

Modeling Projectile Motion

Arc Length and the Unit Tangent Vector T

Curvature and the Unit Normal Vector N

Torsion and the Unit Binormal Vector B

Planetary Motion and Satellites

14. Partial Derivatives

Functions of Several Variables

Limits and Continuity in Higher Dimensions

Partial Derivatives

The Chain Rule

Directional Derivatives and Gradient Vectors

Tangent Planes and Differentials

Extreme Values and Saddle Points

Lagrange Multipliers

*Partial Derivatives with Constrained Variables

Taylor’s Formula for Two Variables

15. Multiple Integrals

Double Integrals

Areas, Moments and Centers of Mass*

Double Integrals in Polar Form

Triple Integrals in Rectangular Coordinates

Masses and Moments in Three Dimensions

Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates

Substitutions in Multiple Integrals

16. Integration in Vector Fields

Line Integrals

Vector Fields, Work, Circulation, and Flux

Path Independence, Potential Functions, and Conservative Fields

Green’s Theorem in the Plane

Surface Area and Surface Integrals

Parametrized Surfaces

Stokes’ Theorem

The Divergence Theorem and a Unified Theory


Mathematical Induction

Proofs of Limit Theorems

Commonly Occurring Limits

Theory of the Real Numbers

Complex Numbers

The Distributive Law for Vector Cross Products

Determinants and Cramer’s Rule

The Mixed Derivative Theorem and the Increment Theorem

The Area of a Parallelogram’s Projection on a Plane

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