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Calculus An Applied Approach

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ISBN-10: 0618226796

ISBN-13: 9780618226795

Edition: 6th 2003

Authors: Ron Larson, Bruce H. Edwards

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Designed specifically for the non-math major who will be using calculus in business, economics, or life and social science courses, Calculus: An Applied Approach, 6/e, offers students added structure and guidance on how to study math. Special student-success-oriented sections include chapter-opening Strategies for Success; What You Should Learnand Why You Should Learn It; Section Objectives; Chapter Summaries and Study Strategies; Try Its; Study Tips; and Warm-Up exercises. In addition the text presents Algebra Tips at point of use and Algebra Review at the end of each chapter. Enhancing the already strong emphasis on practical applications, this text makes the course more relevant to…    
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Book details

List price: $166.76
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Pages: 715
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Bruce Edwards has been a mathematics professor at the University of Florida since 1976. Dr. Edwards majored in mathematics at Stanford University, graduating in 1968. He then joined the Peace Corps and spent four years teaching math in Colombia, South America. He returned to the United States and Dartmouth in 1972, and he received his PhD. in mathematics in 1976. Dr. Edwards' research interests include the area of numerical analysis, with a particular interest in the so-called CORDIC algorithms used by computers and graphing calculators to compute function values. His hobbies include jogging, reading, chess, simulation baseball games, and travel.

Contents Note: Chapters 1–10 conclude with an Algebra Review, a Chapter Summary and Study Strategies, Review Exercises, and Sample Post-Graduation Exam Questions. A Word from the Authors (Preface) Features A Plan for You as a Student (Study Strategies) 0. A Precalculus Review 0.1 The Real Line and Order 0.2 Absolute Value and Distance on the Real Line 0.3 Exponents and Radicals 0.4 Factoring Polynomials 0.5 Fractions and Rationalization 1. Functions, Graphs, and Limits 1.1 The Cartesian Plane and the Distance Formula 1.2 Graphs of Equations 1.3 Lines in the Plane and Slope 1.4 Functions 1.5 Limits 1.6 Continuity 2. Differentiation 2.1 The Derivative and the Slope of a Graph 2.2 Some…