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Brief Calculus and Its Applications (11th Edition)

Brief Calculus and Its Applications (11th Edition)
Author: Larry J. Goldstein - David I. Schneider - David I.
ISBN 13: 9780131919655
ISBN 10: 131919652
Edition: 11
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-01-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
List Price: $140.00

This extremely readable, highly regarded, and widely adopted text presents innovative ways for applying calculus to real-world situations in the business, economics, life science, and social science disciplines. The texts' straightforward, engaging approach fosters the growth of both the student's mathematical maturity and his/her appreciation for the usefulness of mathematics. The authors' tried and true formula — pairing substantial amounts of graphical analysis and informal geometric proofs with an abundance of hands-on exercises — has proven to be tremendously successful with both students and instructors.

Functions; The Derivative; Applications of the Derivative; Techniques of Differentiation; Logarithm Functions; Applications of the Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions; The Definite Integral; Functions of Several Variables; The Trigonometric Functions


For all readers interested in applied calculus.


A classic introductory calculus text that emphasizes an intuitive and problem solving approach and illustrates the application of calculus to the biological, social, and management sciences. Each section features numerous examples, exercises, and practice problems covering functions, the derivative, differentiation, the exponential and natural logarithm functions, the definite integral, variables, and the trigonometric functions. This new edition adds technology discussion and projects, using graphing calculators and symbolic calculation packages which are not keyed to particular programs or calculators. Lacks a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)