Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences: A Brief Approach, 9th Edition

  • Soo T. Tan Stonehill College
  • ISBN-10: 0538498900
  • ISBN-13: 9780538498906
  • 688 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2008
  • © 2012 | Published
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A traditional book with a modern feel, market-leading APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: A BRIEF APPROACH, Ninth Edition, teaches by application and uses real-world examples to motivate students. It combines solid theory with innovative technology, includes a robust supplement package, and offers unmatched flexibility that caters to both traditional and modern practitioners. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the new Ninth Edition utilizes an intuitive approach that marries real-life instances to what would otherwise be abstract concepts. This is the focus of new and insightful Portfolio features, which highlight the careers of actual persons and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily operations. Numerous exercises, including Diagnostic Tests, ensure that students have a solid understanding of textbook information before advancing to the next topic. Plus, algebra review notes which refer to the Preliminaries chapter appear where you need them, when you need them. And by offering a powerful array of supplements such as Enhanced WebAssign®, the new Ninth Edition enables students to maximize their study time and succeed in class.


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  • Motivating real-world applications: With more than 100 new and updated applications, Tan's exercises build student interest and illustrate the real-world relevance of mathematics.
  • Algebra review when you need it: Diagnostic Tests begin the Preliminaries chapter, offering students a chance to see which algebra skills they need to review before beginning regular coursework. Additionally, algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter, appear where you need them, when you need them.
  • Study Tabs that work: Convenient color-coded Study Tabs, similar to Post-It® notes, make it easy for students to flag pages that they want to revisit later.
  • Solution videos and tutorials: Available on CourseMate, these videos directly correspond to exercises found within the text and provide additional instruction, including a Graphing Calculator Tutorial.
  • Math for life: Real-world applications in the areas of business, economics, behavioral, life, physical, and social sciences bring relevance to mathematical results and make chapter concepts come to life for students. In addition, Portfolio interviews show how professionals use mathematics in their daily operations. Applied examples are clearly marked with photo icons that link to the list of applications.
  • Flexibility: Optional coverage offers instructors different ways to tailor technology to their course needs. For example, "Using Technology" sections show how graphing utilities can facilitate the analysis and solution of complicated problems. "Exploring with Technology" questions also pop up throughout the text in special boxes. And, "Modeling with Data" exercises feature in many of the "Using Technology" subsections, showing students how some of the functions found in the exercises are constructed.
  • Complete exercise sets: Section exercise sets include "Concept" questions, and chapter reviews contain fill-in-the-blank "Concept Review" questions. Additional routine and true-false questions have been added as well.
  • Thorough: Detailed illustrations support examples and exercises, ensuring student understanding. "Explore and Discuss" questions take concepts a step further and spark student discussion. Other pedagogical tools that help students master the material include: "Self-Check" exercises in every section, "Notes" to clarify more mathematical ideas, "Cautions" highlighting common pitfalls, and more.

What's New

  • Over 100 new and updated student-friendly applications. Topics include: global defense spending, public transportation budget deficit, cost of the Health Care Bill, brain cancer survival rate, small car market share, Case-Shiller Home Price Index, rate of business failures, solar panel production, seat belt use, Mexico's hedging tactic, medical costs for veterans, and bounced-check charges.
  • Four new Portfolio features outlining the real-life experiences of a variety of professionals who use mathematics in the workplace. Among those interviewed are the Senior Vice President of Supply at Earthbound Farms and a Principal Software Engineer at Iron Mountain.

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Table of Contents

Preface.
1. PRELIMINARIES.
Precalculus Review I. Precalculus Review II. The Cartesian Coordinate System. Straight Lines. Chapter 1 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 1 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 1 Review Exercises. Chapter 1 Before Moving On.
2. FUNCTIONS, LIMITS, AND THE DERIVATIVE.
Functions and Their Graphs. The Algebra of Functions. Functions and Mathematical Models. Portfolio. Using Technology: Finding the Points of Intersection of Two Graphs and Modeling. Limits. Using Technology: Finding the Limit of a Function. One-Sided Limits and Continuity. Using Technology: Finding the Points of Discontinuity of a Function. The Derivative. Using Technology: Graphing a Function and Its Tangent Line. Chapter 2 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 2 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 2 Review Exercises. Chapter 2 Before Moving On.
3. DIFFERENTIATION.
Basic Rules of Differentiation. Using Technology: Finding the Rate of Change of a Function. The Product and Quotient Rules. Using Technology: The Product and Quotient Rules. The Chain Rule. Using Technology: Finding the Derivative of a Composite Function. Marginal Functions in Economics. Higher-Order Derivatives. Using Technology: Finding the Second Derivative of a Function at a Given Point. Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates. Differentials. Using Technology: Finding the Differential of a Function. Chapter 3 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 3 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 3 Review Exercises. Chapter 3 Before Moving On.
4. APPLICATIONS OF THE DERIVATIVE.
Applications of the First Derivative. Using Technology: Using the First Derivative to Analyze a Function. Applications of the Second Derivative. Using Technology: Finding the Inflection Points of a Function. Curve Sketching. Using Technology: Analyzing the Properties of a Optimization I. Using Technology: Finding the Absolute Extrema of a Function. Optimization II. Chapter 4 Summary of Principal Terms. Chapter 4 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 4 Review Exercises. Chapter 4 Before Moving On.
5. EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS.
Exponential Functions. Using Technology. Logarithmic Functions. Compound Interest. Using Technology: Finding the Accumulated Amount of an Investment, the Effective Rate of Interest, and the Present Value of an Investment. Differentiation of Exponential Functions. Using Technology. Differentiation of Logarithmic Functions. Exponential Functions as Mathematical Models. Portfolio. Using Technology: Analyzing Mathematical Models. Chapter 5 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 5 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 5 Review Exercises. Chapter 5 Before Moving On.
6. INTEGRATION.
Antiderivatives and the Rules of Integration. Integration by Substitution. Area and the Definite Integral. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Portfolio. Using Technology: Evaluating Definite Integrals. Evaluating Definite Integrals. Using Technology: Evaluating Integrals for Piecewise-Defined Functions. Area between Two Curves. Using Technology: Finding the Area between Two Curves. Applications of the Definite Integral to Business and Economics. Using Technology: Business and Economic Applications/Technology Exercises. Chapter 6 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 6 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 6 Review Exercises. Chapter 6 Before Moving On.
7. ADDITIONAL TOPICS IN INTEGRATION.
Integration by Parts. Integration Using Tables of Integrals. Numerical Integration. Improper Integrals. Applications of Calculus to Probability. Chapter 7 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 7 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 7 Review Exercises. Chapter 7 Before Moving On.
8. CALCULUS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES.
Functions of Several Variables. Partial Derivatives. Portfolio. Using Technology: Finding Partial Derivatives at a Given Point. Maxima and Minima of Functions of Several Variables. The Method of Least Squares. Using Technology: Finding an Equation of Least-Squares Line. Constrained Maxima and Minima and the Method of Lagrange Multipliers. Double Integrals. Chapter 8 Summary of Principal Formulas and Terms. Chapter 8 Concept Review Questions. Chapter 8 Review Exercises. Chapter 8 Before Moving On.
Appendix A.
The Inverse of a Function. The Graphs of Inverse Functions. Functions That Have Inverses. Finding the Inverse of a Function.
Appendix B.
Indeterminant Forms and l'Hôpital's Rule. The Indeterminant Forms 0/0 and ∞/ ∞.
Index.

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Soo T. Tan

Soo T. Tan has published numerous papers in Optimal Control Theory and Numerical Analysis. He received his S.B. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. "One of the most important lessons I learned from my early experience teaching these courses is that many of the students come into these courses with some degree of apprehension. This awareness led to the intuitive approach I have adopted in all of my texts."

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