Brief Applied Calculus

Brief Applied Calculus

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This text for the one semester applied or business calculus course uses intriguing real-world applications to engage studentsa€™ interest and show them the practical side of calculus. The booka€™s many applications are related to finance, business, and such general-interest topics as learning curves in airplane production, the age of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Apple and Oracle stock prices, the distance traveled by sports cars, lives saved by seat belts, and the cost of a congressional victory. The Sixth Edition maintains the hallmark features that have made APPLIED CALCULUS so popular: contemporary and interesting applications (including many that are new or updated); careful and effective use of technology, including graphing calculator and spreadsheet coverage; constant pedagogical reinforcement through section summaries, chapter summaries, annotated examples, and extra practice problems; Just-in-Time algebra review material; and a variety of exercises and assignment options including Applied Exercises, Conceptual Exercises, and Explorations and Excursions. This edition also includes new content and features to help students get up to speed-and succeed-in the course, including a Diagnostic Test, an Algebra Review appendix, marginal notes that make connections with previous or future discussions, new learning prompts to direct students to examples or to the Algebra Review, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.1 review Exercises and chapter test indicates a Chapter Test exercise. Copyright 2016 ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Copyright ... Use a graphing calculator to graph a quadratic function. (Review ... The Practice Problems help you to check your mastery of the skills presented. ... The Student Solutions Manual, available separately from your bookstore, provides fully worked-out solutions to selected exercises.

Title:Brief Applied Calculus
Author:Geoffrey Berresford, Andrew Rockett
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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