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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Soo Tan’s APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide you with the context you need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which you can relate. It also draws applications from numerous professional fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily work activities. Numerous exercises ensure that you have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where and when you need them. The text’s exciting array of supplements equips you with extensive learning support to help you make the most of your study time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Interactive classrooms and well-crafted problems promote student learning. Since it’s inception, the hallmark of Applied Calculus is its innovative and engaging problems. The Calculus Consortium pioneered and incorporates the approach called the “Rule of Four.” The Rule of Four, presents ideas graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally, thereby encouraging students with a variety of learning styles to deepen their understanding as they work through a wide variety of problem types.
MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 12th Edition, engages students with its concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods and relevant applications throughout. Intended for two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus courses, the book places concepts in real-life context to help students strengthen their understanding. A focus on modeling--with modeling problems clearly labeled in the examples and problems, so they can be treated as optional--and flexible content organization accommodate different teaching approaches, enabling instructors to decide the order in which topics may be presented and the degree to which they may be emphasized. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Known for accuracy, precision, and rigor, Soo Tan now brings those same qualities to the Calculus course. With his clear, concise writing style, and use of relevant, real world examples, Tan introduces abstract mathematical concepts with his intuitive approach that captures student interest without compromising mathematical rigor. In keeping with this emphasis on conceptual understanding, each exercise set begins with concept questions and each end-of-chapter review section includes fill-in-the-blank questions which help students master the definitions and theorems in each chapter. Additionally, many questions asking for the interpretation of graphical, numerical, and algebraic results are included among both the examples and the exercise sets. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In the market-leading CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Soo T. Tan provides an accurate, accessible presentation of calculus combined with just the right balance of applications, pedagogy, and technology to help students succeed in the course. The new Seventh Edition includes highly interesting current applications and exercises to help stimulate student motivation. An exciting new array of supplements, including iLrn Tutorial and the Interactive Video Skillbuilder CD-ROM, provides students with extensive learning support so instructors will have more time to focus on teaching the core concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This text for the one- or two-semester applied or business calculus course uses intriguing real-world applications to engage students' interest and show them the practical side of calculus. The book's many applications are related to finance, business, and such general-interest topics as 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 Seventh Edition maintains the hallmark features that have made APPLIED CALCULUS so popular: contemporary and interesting applications (including many that are new or updated); 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. This edition also includes new content and features to help students get up to speed-and succeed-in the course, including a Diagnostic Test, an Algebra Review appendix, marginal notes that make connections with previous or future discussions, new learning prompts to direct students to examples or to the Algebra Review, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Designed specifically for business, economics, or life/social sciences majors, BRIEF CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, Ninth Edition, motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. This brief book emphasizes integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Applied problems drawn from government sources, industry, current events, and other disciplines provide well-rounded examples and appeal to students' diverse interests. The Ninth Edition builds upon its applications emphasis through updated exercises and relevant examples. Pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--continue to provide extra guidance and practice. In addition, the BRIEF CALCULUS program offers a strong support package--including Enhanced WebAssign and the book's website, CourseMate--that allows students to review the material independently and retain key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
"Steiner does not talk about soul; he speaks from soul. That is the entire method. There is, however, an entrance fee for doing psychology. The fee is that you need to leave behind your well-known-to-you self-identity. You must suffer the experience of leaving behind not only what you know, but also what you think you know of yourself. This requirement qualifies psychology as integral to the work of initiation. -Robert Sardello, from his introduction "Essentially, the correct meaning of theosophy is the allowing of the god within us to speak; what it tells you about the world is theosophy. Anthroposophy, for its part, may be characterized as the wisdom spoken by us as human beings when we are between God and nature, and allow the human being in us to speak of what is shining into us from above and of what is projecting into us from below. Anthroposophy is the wisdom that human beings speak. -Rudolf Steiner In 1904, Steiner publicly described this classic account of the Western path of initiation. Beginning with the assumption that "the capacities by which we can gain insights into the higher worlds lie dormant within each one of us," Steiner carefully and precisely leads us through the stages of preparation, illumination, and initiation, from cultivating fundamental soul moods of reverence and tranquility to esoteric self-development. He also provides practical exercises for inner and outer observation and moral development. By patiently and persistently following his suggestions, new capacities of soul and spirit begin to form, revealing the contours of the higher worlds previously concealed from us. Robert Sardello's in-depth introduction places Steiner's lectures within the context of modern life and psychology and provides insights into how to read and use this text for inner development and a deeper understanding of spiritual science. The challenges we face in modern life require ever-deeper levels of wisdom and insight. In this important book, Rudolf Steiner becomes a teacher, counselor, and friend through advice that is practical, clear, and powerful. The text shows us how to cultivate the capacities for such insights and places them at the service of humanity.
Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, Brief Edition provides a sound, intuitive understanding of the basic concepts students need as they pursue careers in business, economics, and the life and social sciences. Students achieve success using this text as a result of the author's applied and real-world orientation to concepts, problem-solving approach, straight forward and concise writing style, and comprehensive exercise sets. More than 100,000 students worldwide have studied from this text!
As with the earlier editions, the author's objective in writing Applied Calculus, Third Edition, is to provide a textbook that is both readable by students and useful as a teaching tool for instructors. We hope that with this edition we have come one step closer to realizing our goal. The third edition incorporates many suggestions by users of the second edition and by reviewers of the third edition.
In a world where advanced knowledge is widespread and low-cost labor is readily available, U.S. advantages in the marketplace and in science and technology have begun to erode. A comprehensive and coordinated federal effort is urgently needed to bolster U.S. competitiveness and pre-eminence in these areas. This congressionally requested report by a pre-eminent committee makes four recommendations along with 20 implementation actions that federal policy-makers should take to create high-quality jobs and focus new science and technology efforts on meeting the nation's needs, especially in the area of clean, affordable energy: 1) Increase America's talent pool by vastly improving K-12 mathematics and science education; 2) Sustain and strengthen the nation's commitment to long-term basic research; 3) Develop, recruit, and retain top students, scientists, and engineers from both the U.S. and abroad; and 4) Ensure that the United States is the premier place in the world for innovation. Some actions will involve changing existing laws, while others will require financial support that would come from reallocating existing budgets or increasing them. Rising Above the Gathering Storm will be of great interest to federal and state government agencies, educators and schools, public decision makers, research sponsors, regulatory analysts, and scholars.
Examine microeconomic theory as a way of looking at the world as MICROECONOMICS: AN INTUITIVE APPROACH WITH CALCULUS, 2E builds on the basic economic foundation of individual behavior. Each chapter contains two sections. The A sections introduce concepts using intuition, conversational writing, everyday examples, and graphs with a focus on mathematical counterparts. The B sections then cover the same concepts with precise, accessible mathematical analyses that assume one semester of single-variable calculus. The book offers flexible topical coverage with four distinct paths: a non-game theory path through microeconomics, a path emphasizing game theory, a path emphasizing policy issues, or a path focused on business. Readers can use B sections to explore topics in greater depth. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid edition features 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!Well known for accuracy, Soo Tan's APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide students the context they need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which students can relate. It also draws applications from readers' fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily professional activities. Numerous exercises ensure that students have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where and when students need them. The text's exciting array of supplements, including Enhanced WebAssign®, equips students with extensive learning support to help them make the most of their study time.
This textbook develops the essential tools of linear algebra, with the goal of imparting technique alongside contextual understanding. Applications go hand-in-hand with theory, each reinforcing and explaining the other. This approach encourages students to develop not only the technical proficiency needed to go on to further study, but an appreciation for when, why, and how the tools of linear algebra can be used across modern applied mathematics. Providing an extensive treatment of essential topics such as Gaussian elimination, inner products and norms, and eigenvalues and singular values, this text can be used for an in-depth first course, or an application-driven second course in linear algebra. In this second edition, applications have been updated and expanded to include numerical methods, dynamical systems, data analysis, and signal processing, while the pedagogical flow of the core material has been improved. Throughout, the text emphasizes the conceptual connections between each application and the underlying linear algebraic techniques, thereby enabling students not only to learn how to apply the mathematical tools in routine contexts, but also to understand what is required to adapt to unusual or emerging problems. No previous knowledge of linear algebra is needed to approach this text, with single-variable calculus as the only formal prerequisite. However, the reader will need to draw upon some mathematical maturity to engage in the increasing abstraction inherent to the subject. Once equipped with the main tools and concepts from this book, students will be prepared for further study in differential equations, numerical analysis, data science and statistics, and a broad range of applications. The first author’s text, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, is an ideal companion volume, forming a natural extension of the linear mathematical methods developed here.
Full of relevant, diverse, and current real-world applications students can relate to, Stefan Waner and Steven Costenoble's APPLIED CALCULUS, 7th Edition helps your students see the relevance of mathematics to their interests. A large number of the applications are based on real, referenced data from business, economics, the life sciences, and the social sciences. Thorough, clearly delineated spreadsheet and TI Graphing Calculator instruction appears throughout the text, and an acclaimed author website at www.wanermath.com provides interactive tutorials, powerful utilities, conceptualization tools, review, and practice. The end-of-chapter Technology Notes and Technology Guides are optional, allowing you to include any amount of technology instruction in your courses. Acclaimed for accuracy and readability, APPLIED CALCULUS appeals to, and is appropriate for, all types of teaching and learning styles and support. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Known for accuracy, precision, and rigor, Soo Tan now brings those same qualities to the Calculus course. With his clear, concise writing style, and use of relevant, real world examples, Tan introduces abstract mathematical concepts with his intuitive approach that captures student interest without compromising mathematical rigor. In keeping with this emphasis on conceptual understanding, each exercise set begins with concept questions and each end-of-chapter review section includes fill-in-the-blank questions which help students master the definitions and theorems in each chapter. Additionally, many questions asking for the interpretation of graphical, numerical, and algebraic results are included among both the examples and the exercise sets. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Known for accuracy, precision, and rigor, Soo Tan now brings those same qualities to the Calculus course. With his clear, concise writing style, and use of relevant, real world examples, Tan introduces abstract mathematical concepts with his intuitive approach that captures student interest without compromising mathematical rigor. In keeping with this emphasis on conceptual understanding, each exercise set begins with concept questions and each end-of-chapter review section includes fill-in-the-blank questions which help students master the definitions and theorems in each chapter. Additionally, many questions asking for the interpretation of graphical, numerical, and algebraic results are included among both the examples and the exercise sets. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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