Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Version, Media Update by Laurence D. HoffmannCalculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Version, Media Update by Laurence D. Hoffmann

Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Version, Media Update

byLaurence D. Hoffmann, Gerald L. Bradley, David Sobecki

Hardcover | January 10, 2012

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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!
Title:Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Version, Media UpdateFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.5 × 1.25 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Functions, Graphs, and Limits

1.1Functions

1.2The Graph of a Function

1.3Lines and Linear Functions

1.4Functional Models

1.5Limits

1.6One-Sided Limits and Continuity

Chapter 2: Differentiation: Basic Concepts

2.1The Derivative

2.2Techniques of Differentiation

2.3Product and Quotient Rules; Higher-Order Derivatives

2.4The Chain Rule

2.5Marginal Analysis and Approximations Using Increments

2.6Implicit 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