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 bookas many applications are related to finance, business, and such general-interest topics as the 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 BRIEF APPLIED CALCULUS so popular: contemporary and interesting applications; 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.I Solve a quadratic equation by factoring and by the Quadratic Formula. (Review Exercises 4144.) ... I Construct a linear function from a word problem or from real- life data, and then use the function in an application. (Review Exercises 47a50.) anbsp;...
|Title||:||Applied Calculus, Brief|
|Author||:||Geoffrey Berresford, Andrew Rockett|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01|