This classic book continues to provide a foundation for mathematical literacy in business, economics, and the life and social sciences.
Covers concepts ranging from introductory equations and functions through curve sketching, integration, and multivariable calculus. Helps readers connect concepts with the world around them through genuine applications, covering such diverse areas as business, economics, biology, medicine, sociology, psychology, ecology, statistics, earth science, and archaeology. Updates exercises, problems, and Mathematical Snapshots throughout. Improves writing style and mathematical derivations without sacrificing the book’s signature flavor.
For anyone interested in learning more about introductory mathematical analysis.
Revised edition of a textbook last published in 1990, providing a mathematical foundation for students in business, economics, and the life and social sciences. It begins with noncalculus topics such as equations, functions, matrix algebra, linear programming, mathematics of finance, and probability. Then it progresses through both single- variable and multivariable calculus, including continuous random variables. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)