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Calculus: Ideas and Applicationsby Alex Himonas
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Purchase this value package: ?Calculus: ?Textbook and Student Solutions Manual. Receive both the textbook and the solutions manual for the price of the textbook alone.?That's a $33.95 savings
Textbook: This lively, informal applied calculus text speaks directly to the needs of students in business, economics, life sciences, social sciences, and liberal arts. In a clear, conversational style, the authors focus on key themes without bogging students down in peripheral detail. Throughout the text, the authors successfully present?real and interesting examples and exercises ranging from simple and engaging human-interest problems to important global issues which keep interest level and motivation high enabling you to apply the mathematics?you are learning. The text is carefully structured while remaining interesting, clear, and relevant.
This full edition is designed for a full, one-year version of the course covering material that includes functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, an introduction to multi-variable calculus, and trigonometric functions, with interesting real-life applications throughout; as well as differential equations and applications, high-order approximations, and probability and statistics.
Student Solutions Manual: Provides complete solutions to every odd exercise in the text. These solutions will help you develop strong problem-solving skills.
Ensure your success!
Purchase this value package:?Calculus:?Textbook and Student Solutions Manual. Receive both the textbook and the solutions manual for the price of the textbook alone.?That?s a $33.95 savings!
This lively, informal applied calculus text?ideal for students in business, economics, life sciences, social sciences, and liberal arts?speaks directly to the student. In a clear, conversational style, the authors focus on key themes without bogging students down in peripheral detail. Well-chosen real-life examples keep student interest high and motivate students to apply the mathematics they are learning. The text is carefully structured while remaining interesting, clear, and relevant.<BR>This text is available in two versions: a brief version suitable for a one-semester course and a full version for a two-semester course.
About the Author
Alex Himonas received his B.S. from Patras University in Greece, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University. He is currently professor of mathematics at University of Notre Dame, where he has won the Kaneb Teaching Award and received numerous National Science foundation grants. His research interests include regularity of solutions to partial differential equations and the Cauchy problem for non-linear evolution equations. Alex grew up in rural Greece, surrounded by five siblings and ninety-nine sheep. His mathematical talent first surfaced when his father asked him to calculate the volume of their wine barrels in order to determine their holding capacity. His first encounter with Riemann sums came when he was invited to help the local surveyor measure the neighboring farms. As a youth, Alex was an avid beekeeper and also had a passion for astronomy. He spent many nights staring at the sky and studying the constellations. These days, Alex returns to Greece every few years. Outside of mathematics, he enjoys swimming, gardening, and family time with his wife and two children.
Alan Howard received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from Brown University. He is currently professor of mathematics and associate chair at University of Notre Dame, where he has won numerous teaching awards, including the Madden Award for excellence in teaching freshmen, the Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award, the Notre Dame President's Award, and the Kaneb Teaching Award. He has published research papers in complex manifolds and complex analysis. Alan was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where the only stars he ever noticed were those who played baseball for his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers. Alan's undergraduate major was English literature, and he has maintained a lifelong interest in reading and writing fiction. In the mid-1980s he was fortunate to have two mystery novels published under the pseudonym of N.J. McIver: Come Back, Alice Smythereene by St. Martin's Press and An Assassin Prepares by Doubleday. Alan is also an enthusiastic amateur musician, whose taste runs the gamut from Claudio Monteverde to Bill Monroe. His most persistent daydream these days is of sitting in as guest mandolinist with the Nashville Bluegrass Band. While waiting for that to happen, he enjoys music sessions with his wife, daughters, and granddaughters, singing such timeless classics as There Ain't No Flies on Me and The Teddy Bears' Picnic.
Table of Contents
Limits and Continuity.
Exponentials and Logarithms.
Using the Derivative.
Further Applications of the Integral.
Functions of Several Variables and Applications.
Probability and Statistics.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
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