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Calculus for the Utterly Confused (Utterly Confused)

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Whether you're a science major, an engineer, or a business graduate, calculus can be one of the most intimidating subjects around. Fortunately, Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your formula for success. Written by two experienced teachers who have taken the complexity out of calculus for thousands of students, this book breaks down tough concepts into easy-to-understand chunks.

Calculus for the Utterly Confused shows you how to apply calculus concepts to problems in business, medicine, sociology, physics, and environmental science. You'll get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

Inside, you'll learn about

  • Calculus problems with applications to business and economics
  • How to use spreadsheets for business analysis
  • Growth and decay models including exponential and logarithmic models for biology
  • How to integrate algebra into business analyses

Synopsis:

When it comes to understanding one of your most intimidating courses--calculus--even good students can be confused. Intended primarily for the non-engineering calculus student (though the more serious calculus student will also benefit), Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your ticket to success. Calculus concepts are explained and applied in such diverse fields as business, medicine, finance, economics, chemistry, sociology, physics, and health and environmental sciences. The message of Calculus for the Utterly Confused is simple: You donÕt have to be confused anymore. With the wealth of expert advice from the authors who have taught many, many confused students, youÕll discover a newer, fresher, clearer way to look at calculus. DonÕt wait another minute--get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

About the Author

Dr. Robert M. Oman has twenty years of experience teaching college-level physics and mathematics and is the author of Physics for the Utterly Confused and How to Solve Physics Problems.

Dr. Daniel M. Oman has taught undergraduate physics labs for five years and is the coauthor of How to Solve Physics Problems.

Table of Contents

A Special Message

How to Study Calculus

Preface

Chapter 1: Mathematical Background

Chapter 2: Limits and Continuity

Chapter 3: Derivatives

Chapter 4: Graphing

Chapter 5: Max-Min Problems

Chapter 6: Related Rate Problems

Chapter 7: Integration

Chapter 8: Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 9: Exponents and Logarithms

Chapter 10: More Integrals

Mathematical Tables

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070482616
Author:
Oman, Robert
Author:
Oman, Daniel M.
Author:
Rozakis, Laurie
Author:
Schaums
Author:
Oman, Robert
Author:
Oman, Daniel
Author:
Oman, Daniel M.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill McGraw-Hill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
Calculus
Subject:
Mathematical Analysis
Subject:
Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
Study Guides
Subject:
Calculus -- Study and teaching.
Subject:
calculus,students,Integration,Differentiation,Related Rate Problems,ticket,non-engineering calculus student,intimidating,understanding,Lorarithmic Functions,Trigonometric Functions,Approximations
Copyright:
Edition Number:
70
Series:
Utterly Confused Series
Publication Date:
July 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
263
Dimensions:
9.23x7.35x.58 in. .70 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , When it comes to understanding one of your most intimidating courses--calculus--even good students can be confused. Intended primarily for the non-engineering calculus student (though the more serious calculus student will also benefit), Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your ticket to success. Calculus concepts are explained and applied in such diverse fields as business, medicine, finance, economics, chemistry, sociology, physics, and health and environmental sciences. The message of Calculus for the Utterly Confused is simple: You donÕt have to be confused anymore. With the wealth of expert advice from the authors who have taught many, many confused students, youÕll discover a newer, fresher, clearer way to look at calculus. DonÕt wait another minute--get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!
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