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Single Variable Calculus, Hybrid 9th Edition

Ron Larson, Bruce H. Edwards

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  • 608 Pages


Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, these new hybrid versions feature the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering end-of-section exercises online in Enhanced WebAssign®. The result—a briefer printed text that engages students online! The Larson CALCULUS program has a long history of innovation in the calculus market. It has been widely praised by a generation of students and professors for its solid and effective pedagogy that addresses the needs of a broad range of teaching and learning styles and environments. Each title is just one component in a comprehensive calculus course program that carefully integrates and coordinates print, media, and technology products for successful teaching and learning.

Ron Larson, The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College

Dr. Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Colorado and is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored over 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson conducts numerous seminars and in-service workshops for math educators around the country about using computer technology as an instructional tool and motivational aid. He is the recipient of the 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, the 2014 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2012 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, and the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS (a complete text on CD-ROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the Internet). Dr. Larson authors numerous textbooks including the best-selling Calculus series published by Cengage Learning.

Bruce H. Edwards, University of Florida

Dr. Bruce H. Edwards is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Florida. Professor Edwards received his B.S. in Mathematics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College. He taught mathematics at a university near Bogotá, Colombia, as a Peace Corps volunteer. While teaching at the University of Florida, Professor Edwards has won many teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council Teacher of the Year, and the University of Florida Honors Program Teacher of the Year. He was selected by the Office of Alumni Affairs to be the Distinguished Alumni Professor for 1991–1993. Professor Edwards has taught a variety of mathematics courses at the University of Florida, from first-year calculus to graduate-level classes in algebra and numerical analysis. He has been a frequent speaker at research conferences and meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has also coauthored a wide range of award winning mathematics textbooks with Professor Ron Larson.
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  • NEW! Cengage YouBook is a Flash-based eBook that is interactive and customizable! Containing all the content from Larson's Calculus, 9e, YouBook features a text edit tool that allows you to rewrite, delete, modify, or add to the textbook narrative as needed. With YouBook, you can quickly re-order entire chapters and sections or hide any content you don't teach to create an eBook that perfectly matches your syllabus. Additional media assets include interactive simulations, animations, and video clips that complement the traditional text presentation. The YouBook also lets you embed videos of your own or from YouTube directly into eBook pages.
  • NEW! Hybrid versions of the text provide a less-expensive, shorter option for students using EWA. End-of-section problems are omitted from the text and appear online only.
  • NEW! Capstone exercise: The Capstone is a new type of exercise that appears in every section. The exercise synthesizes the main concepts of the section and presents them in one exercise. They often contain computational and non-computational parts. These exercises are excellent to work through in class to present a topic for the first time or in class homework review. The Instructor's Resource Guide offers teaching tips on how one might use the Capstone Exercises in class.
  • Exercises—revised based on actual usage! New exercises abound in the ninth edition of CALCULUS. Based on analyses of actual student usage data, the exercise sets have been overhauled to improve student understanding. Many exercises were added, some were revised, and some were removed. The results are exercise sets that effectively address student learning needs.
  • NEW! Second Order Differential Equations: Added as a new chapter to the multivariable standalone portion of the book and available online, this new chapter delves into second order differential equations. This will greatly help engineering and math majors.
  • Instructor Resource Guide w/Solutions—The instructor's resource contains an abundance of resources keyed to the textbook by chapter and section, including chapter summaries, teaching strategies, multiple versions of chapter tests, final exams, gateway tests, and suggested solutions to the Chapter Openers, Explorations, Section Projects, and Technology features in the text.
  • Graded Homework Exercises— Online homework and tests are evaluated using powerful Maple software to ensure mathematical accuracy. Instructors control point values, weighting grades, and whether of not an item is graded. An electronic gradebook helps instructors manage course information easily and can be exported to other files, such as Excel.
  • CAS Investigation: Many examples throughout the book are accompanied by CAS Investigations. These are collaborative investigations using a computer algebra system (e.g., Maple) to further explore the related example. CAS Investigations are located online and in the Multimedia eBook.
Graphs and Models. Linear Models and Rates of Change. Functions and Their Graphs. Fitting Models to Data Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
A Preview of Calculus. Finding Limits Graphically and Numerically. Evaluating Limits Analytically. Continuity and One-Sided Limits. Infinite Limits Section Project: Graphs and Limits of Trigonometric Functions Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
The Derivative and the Tangent Line Problem. Basic Differentiation Rules and Rates of Change. The Product and Quotient Rules and Higher-Order Derivatives. The Chain Rule. Implicit Differentiation Section Project: Optical Illusions. Related Rates Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
Extrema on an Interval. Rolle''s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem. Increasing and Decreasing Functions and the First Derivative Test Section Project: Rainbows. Concavity and the Second Derivative Test. Limits at Infinity. A Summary of Curve Sketching. Optimization Problems Section Project: Connecticut River. Newton''s Method. Differentials Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integration. Area. Riemann Sums and Definite Integrals. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Section Project: Demonstrating the Fundamental Theorem. Integration by Substitution. Numerical Integration Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
The Natural Logarithmic Function: Differentiation. The Natural Logarithmic Function: Integration. Inverse Functions. Exponential Functions: Differentiation and Integration. Bases Other than e and Applications Section Project: Using Graphing Utilities to Estimate Slope. Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Differentiation. Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Integration. Hyperbolic Functions Section Project: St. Louis Arch Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
6. Differential Equations
Slope Fields and Euler''s Method. Differential Equations: Growth and Decay. Separation of Variables and the Logistic Equation. First-Order Linear Differential Equations Section Project: Weight Loss Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
7. Applications of Integration
Area of a Region Between Two Curves. Volume: The Disk Method. Volume: The Shell Method Section Project: Saturn. Arc Length and Surfaces of Revolution. Work Section Project: Tidal Energy. Moments, Centers of Mass, and Centroids. Fluid Pressure and Fluid Force Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
8. Integration Techniques, L''Hopital''s Rule, and Improper Integrals
Basic Integration Rules. Integration by Parts. Trigonometric Integrals Section Project: Power Lines. Trigonometric Substitution. Partial Fractions. Integration by Tables and Other Integration Techniques. Indeterminate Forms and L''Hopital''s Rule. Improper Integrals Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
9. Infinite Series
Sequences. Series and Convergence Section Project: Cantor''s Disappearing Table. The Integral Test and p-Series Section Project: The Harmonic Series. Comparisons of Series Section Project: Solera Method. Alternating Series. The Ratio and Root Tests. Taylor Polynomials and Approximations. Power Series. Representation of Functions by Power Series. Taylor and Maclaurin Series Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
Conics and Calculus. Plane Curves and Parametric Equations Section Project: Cycloids. Parametric Equations and Calculus. Polar Coordinates and Polar Graphs Section Project: Anamorphic Art. Area and Arc Length in Polar Coordinates. Polar Equations of Conics and Kepler''s Laws Review Exercises P.S. Problem Solving.
A. Proofs of Selected Theorems.
B. Integration Tables.

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  • ISBN-10: 113310388X
  • ISBN-13: 9781133103882
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.


Complete Solutions Guide, Volume I (Chapters 1-6)

ISBN: 9781337275408
This time-saving manual contains solutions to all exercises from the text. It is posted on the Instructor Companion website.

Complete Solutions Guide, Volume II (Chapters 7-10)

ISBN: 9781337275415
This time-saving manual contains solutions to all exercises from the text. It is posted on the Instructor Companion website.

Instructor's Website

ISBN: 9781337275439
Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides and image library for the entire book, posted on the Instructor Companion Website, let you incorporate images from the book right into your lectures. Also posted on the Instructor Companion site, is the Complete Solutions Manual for Larson/Edwards, Calculus, 11th manual provides complete solutions to all the exercises from the text.

Instructor's Resource Guide

ISBN: 9781337275453
The robust Instructor’s Resource Guide contains an abundance of resources to aid instructors in preparing and presenting text material in a manner that meets their personal preferences and course needs. It provides a variety of tools keyed to the textbook at the section and chapter level, including section objectives, teaching tips, and chapter projects. An electronic version of the Instructor Guide is available on the PowerLecture DVD.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781337275613
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to author, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want. This is available online via

Student Solutions Manual

ISBN: 9781337275385
This guide offers step-by-step solutions for all odd-numbered text exercises in Calculus of a Single Variable 11e (Chapters P-11 of Calculus 11e). The worked-out solutions give students a way to check their answers, ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer, and help them understand how to solve even the toughest problems.


Student Solutions Manual

ISBN: 9781337275385
Need a leg up on your homework or help to prepare for an exam? The Student Solutions Manual contains step-by-step, worked-out solutions for all odd-numbered exercises in Calculus of a Single Variable 11e (Chapters P-11 of Calculus 11e). This gives you a quick and easy way to check your answers, make sure you took the right steps to arrive at an answer, and help you understand how to solve those tough problems.