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Calculus Brief Edition For Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0073309273

ISBN-13: 9780073309279

Edition: 9th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Laurence D. Hoffmann, Gerald L. Bradley

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Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Edition introduces calculus in real-world contexts and provides a sound, intuitive understanding of the basic concepts students need as they pursue careers in business, the life sciences, and the social sciences. The new Ninth Edition builds on the straightforward writing style, practical applications from a variety of disciplines, clear step-by-step problem solving techniques, and comprehensive exercise sets that have been hallmarks of Hoffmann/Bradley's success through the years.
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Book details

List price: $145.94
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 758
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Preface
Calculator Introduction
Functions, Graphs, and Limits
Functions
The Graph of a Function
Linear Functions
Functional Models
Limits
One-Sided Limits and Continuity Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter
Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Differentiation: Basic Concepts
The Derivative
Techniques of Differentiation
Product and Quotient Rules; Higher Order
The Chain Rule
Marginal Analysis and Approximations Using Increments
Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 2 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Additional Applications of the Derivative
Increasing and Decreasing Functions; Relative Extrema
Concavity and Points of Inflection
Curve Sketching
Optimization
Additional Applied Optimization Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 3 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Differentiation of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions
Additional Exponential Models Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 4 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Integration
Antidifferentiation: The Indefinite Integral
Integration by Substitution
The Definite Integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Applying Definite Integration: Area Between Curves and Average Value
Additional Applications to Business and Economics
Additional Applications to the Life and Social Sciences Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 5 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Additional Topics in Integration
Integration by Parts; Integral Tables
Introduction to Differential Equations
Improper Integrals; Continuous Probability
Numerical Integration Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 6 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Calculus of Several Variables
Functions of Several Variables
Partial Derivatives
Optimizing Functions of Two Variables
The Method of Least-Squares
Constrained Optimization: The Method of Lagrange Multipliers
Double Integrals Chapter Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Checkup for Chapter 7 Review Problems Explore! Update Think About It
Algebra Review
A Brief Review of Algebra
Factoring Polynomials and Solving Systems of Equations
Evaluating Limits with L'Hocirc;pital's Rule Appendix Summary Important Terms, Symbols, and Formulas Review Problems Think About It Tables I Powers of e II The Natural Logarithm (Base e) Text Solutions Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, Chapter Checkup Problems, and Chapter Review Problems
Index
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