Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Raymond A. Barnett / Michael R. Ziegler / Karl E. Byleen / Christopher J. Stocker  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
14
Language
English
Total pages
792
Pub.-date
May 2019
ISBN13
9781292266152
ISBN
1292266155
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For two-semester courses in Calculus.

 

Helps students “get the idea.”

Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, 14th Edition offers more built-in guidance than any other text in its field – with special emphasis on applications and prerequisite skills – and a host of student-friendly features to help students catch up or learn on their own. The text’s emphasis on helping students “get the idea” is enhanced in the new edition by a design refresh and updated data and applications.

 

 

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·    Instructors now have more exercises than ever to choose from in assigning homework. Most new questions are application-oriented. There are approximately 4,200 assignable exercises in MyLab Math for this text. 

·    Setup & Solve exercises require students to show how they set up a problem as well as the solution, better mirroring what is required of students on tests.

·    Additional Conceptual Questions provide support for assessing concepts and vocabulary. Many of these questions are application oriented.

·    Enhanced Sample Assignments include just-in-time prerequisite review, help keep skills fresh with spaced practice of key concepts, and provide opportunities to work exercises without learning aids so students check their understanding. These assignments are editable in Mylab Math.

·    A full suite of Interactive Figures has been added to support teaching and learning. The figures illustrate key concepts and allow manipulation. They have been designed to be used in lecture as well as by students independently. 

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Table of Contents

Preface

Diagnostic Prerequisite Test

 

1. Functions and Graphs

1.1 Functions 

1.2 Elementary Functions: Graphs and Transformations 

1.3 Linear and Quadratic Functions

1.4 Polynomial and Rational Functions 

1.5 Exponential Functions 

1.6 Logarithmic Functions 

1.7 Right Angle Trigonometry

1.8 Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 1 Summary and Review

Review Exercises 

 

2. Limits and the Derivative

2.1 Introduction to Limits 

2.2 Infinite Limits and Limits at Infinity 

2.3 Continuity 

2.4 The Derivative 

2.5 Basic Differentiation Properties 

2.6 Differentials 

2.7 Marginal Analysis in Business and Economics 

Chapter 2 Summary and Review

Review Exercises 

 

3. Additional Derivative Topics 

3.1 The Constant e and Continuous Compound Interest 

3.2 Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 

3.3 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions 

3.4 Derivatives of Products and Quotients

3.5 The Chain Rule 

3.6 Implicit Differentiation 

3.7 Related Rates

3.8 Elasticity of Demand 

Chapter 3 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises 

 

4. Graphing and Optimization

4.1 First Derivative and Graphs

4.2 Second Derivative and Graphs

4.3 L’Hôpital’s Rule 

4.4 Curve-Sketching Techniques 

4.5 Absolute Maxima and Minima 

4.6 Optimization 

Chapter 4 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises 

 

5. Integration 

5.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integrals 

5.2 Integration by Substitution

5.3 Differential Equations; Growth and Decay

5.4 The Definite Integral 

5.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 

5.6 Area Between Curves

Chapter 5 Summary and Review

Review Exercises 

 

6. Additional Integration Topics

6.1 Integration by Parts

6.2 Other Integration Methods

6.3 Applications in Business and Economics

6.4 Integration of Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 6 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises 

 

7. Multivariable Calculus

7.1 Functions of Several Variables 

7.2 Partial Derivatives 

7.3 Maxima and Minima 

7.4 Maxima and Minima Using Lagrange Multipliers

7.5 Method of Least Squares 

7.6 Double Integrals over Rectangular Regions 

7.7 Double Integrals over More General Regions 

Chapter 7 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises  

 

 

8. Differential Equations 

8.1 Basic Concepts 

8.2 Separation of Variables 

8.3 First-Order Linear Differential Equations 

Chapter 8 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises

 

9. Taylor Polynomials and Infinite Series 

9.1 Taylor Polynomials 

9.2 Taylor Series 

9.3 Operations on Taylor Series 

9.4 Approximations Using Taylor Series 

Chapter 9 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises

 

10. Probability and Calculus 

10.1 Improper Integrals 

10.2 Continuous Random Variables 

10.3 Expected Value, Standard Deviation, and Median 

10.4 Special Probability Distributions 

Chapter 10 Summary and Review 

Review Exercises

 

Appendix A: Basic Algebra Review 

A.1 Real Numbers 

A.2 Operations on Polynomials 

A.3 Factoring Polynomials 

A.4 Operations on Rational Expressions   

A.5 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation 

A.6 Rational Exponents and Radicals   

A.7 Quadratic Equations 

 

Appendix B: Special Topics  (online)

B.1 Sequences, Series, and Summation Notation

B.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences 

B.3 Binomial Theorem 

B.4 Interpolating Polynomials and Divided Differences 

 

Appendix C: Integration Using Tables

 

Answers 

Index

Index of Applications