Calculus Concepts: An Applied Approach to the Mathematics of Change

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Cengage Learning, Mar 14, 2007 - Mathematics - 784 pages
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Designed for the two-semester Applied Calculus course, this graphing calculator-dependent text uses an innovative approach that includes real-life applications and technology such as graphing utilities and Excel spreadsheets to help students learn mathematical skills that they will draw on in their lives and careers. The text also caters to different learning styles by presenting concepts in a variety of forms, including algebraic, graphical, numeric, and verbal.Targeted toward students majoring in business economics, liberal arts, management and the life & social sciences, Calculus Concepts, 4/e uses real data and situations to help students develop an intuitive understanding of the concepts being taught. The fourth edition has been redesigned for clarity and to emphasize certain concepts and objectives.
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Contents

Ingredients of Change Functions and Models
1
Describing Change Rates
94
Determining Change Derivatives
163
Analyzing Change Applications of Derivatives
227
Accumulating Change Limits of Sums and the Definite Integral
283
Analyzing Accumulated Change Integrals in Action
379
Repetitive Change Cyclic Functions
451
Dynamics of Change Differential Equations and Proportionality
506
Ingredients of Multivariable Change Models Graphs Rates
548
Analyzing Multivariable Change Optimization
614
Answers to OddNumbered Activities
1
Subject Index
85
Index of Applications
97
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