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Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Version, Media Update
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"Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Edition" provides a sound, intuitive understanding of the basic concepts students need as they pursue careers in business, economics, and the life and social sciences. Students achieve success using this text as a result of the author's applied and real-world orientation to concepts, problem-solving approach, straight forward and concise writing style, and comprehensive exercise sets. More than 100,000 students worldwide have studied from this text.
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Chapter 1: Functions, Graphs, and Limits 1.1 Functions 1.2 The Graph of a Function 1.3 Lines and Linear Functions 1.4 Functional Models 1.5 Limits 1.6 One-Sided Limits and Continuity Chapter 2: Differentiation: Basic Concepts 2.1 The Derivative 2.2 Techniques of Differentiation 2.3 Product and Quotient Rules; Higher-Order Derivatives 2.4 The Chain Rule 2.5 Marginal Analysis and Approximations Using Increments 2.6 Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates Chapter 3: Additional Applications of the Derivative 3.1 Increasing and Decreasing Functions; Relative Extrema 3.2 Concavity and Points of Inflection 3.3 Curve Sketching 3.4 Optimization; Elasticity of Demand 3.5 Additional Applied Optimization Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 4.1 Exponential Functions; Continuous Compounding 4.2 Logarithmic Functions 4.3 Differentiation of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 4.4 Additional Applications; Exponential Models Chapter 5: Integration 5.1 Indefinite Integration and Differential Equations 5.2 Integration by Substitution 5.3 The Definite Integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 5.4 Applying Definite Integration: Distribution of Wealth and Average Value 5.5 Additional Applications to Business and Economics 5.6 Additional Applications to the Life and Social Sciences Chapter 6: Additional Topics in Integration 6.1 Integration by Parts; Integral Tables 6.2 Numerical Integration 6.3 Improper Integrals 6.4 Introduction to Continuous Probability Chapter 7: Calculus of Several Variables 7.1 Functions of Several Variables 7.2 Partial Derivatives 7.3 Optimizing Functions of Two Variables 7.4 The Method of Least-Squares 7.5 Constrained Optimization: The Method of Lagrange Multipliers 7.6 Double Integrals Appendix A: Algebra Review A.1 A Brief Review of Algebra A.2 Factoring Polynomials and Solving Systems of Equations A.3 Evaluating Limits with L'Hopital's Rule A.4 The Summation Notation