# Calculus for the Life Sciences

## Edition: 2006

### Authors: Marvin Bittinger, Neal Brand, John Quintanilla

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### Description:

Based on the best-sellingCalculus and Its Applicationsby Marv Bittinger, this new text is appropriate for a two-semester calculus course for life science majors. Withnbsp;four new chapters and two new co-authors,Calculus for the Life Sciencescontinues the Bittinger reputation as one of the most student-oriented and clearly written Applied Calculus texts available. The exercises and examples have been substantially updated to include additional relevant life science applications and current topics.
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### Book details

List price: \$266.65
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 832
Size: 8.23" wide x 10.24" long x 1.46" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

 Functions and Graphs Slope and Linear Functions Polynomial Functions Rational and Radical Functions Trigonometric Functions Trigonometric Functions and the Unit Circle Summary and Review Test Extended Life Science Connection: Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Differentiation Limits and Continuity: Numerically and Graphically Limits: Algebraically Average Rates of Change Differentiation Using Limits of Difference Quotients Differentiation Techniques: Introduction Instantaneous Rates of Change Differentiation Techniques: The Product and Quotient Rules The Chain Rule Higher-Order Derivatives Summary and Review Test Extended Life Science Connection: Rate of Epidemic Spread: SARS Applications of Differentiation Using the First Derivatives to Find Maximum and Minimum Values and Sketch Graphs Using Second Derivatives to Find Maximum and Minimum Values and Sketch Graphs Graph Sketching: Asymptotes and Rational Functions Using Derivatives to Find Absolute Maximum and Minimum Values Maximum-Minimum Problems Approximation Techniques Implicit Differentiation of Related Rates Summary and Review Test Extended Life Science Connection: Polymorphism Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Exponential Functions Logarithmic Functions Applications: The Uninhibited Growth Model