Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305887832
Category: Mathematics
Page: 896
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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.

Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Soo Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0534419860
Category: Mathematics
Page: 688
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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.

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


Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538498900
Category: Mathematics
Page: 688
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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Applied Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305465172
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1024
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A traditional book with a modern feel, market-leading APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Seventh 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 Seventh Edition utilizes an intuitive approach that marries real-life instances to what would otherwise be abstract concepts. This is the focus of the insightful Portfolios, which highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they use math in their professions. Numerous exercises ensure that students have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. By offering a powerful array of supplements such as Enhanced WebAssign, the Seventh 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.

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337671568
Category: Mathematics
Page: 50
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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.

Applied Calculus


Author: Soo Tang Tan
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 9780534935375
Category: Calculus
Page: 773
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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.

College Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Soo Tan
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780495119692
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1195
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This text helps you succeed in finite mathematics and applied calculus by using clear explanations, real-life examples, and up-to-date technology. Real-life applications-such as satellite radio subscriptions, Google's revenue, job outsourcing, and the effects of smoking bans-are drawn from the areas of business and the behavioral, life, and social sciences. Portfolio profiles give you a firsthand look at how real-world professionals use finite mathematics and applied calculus in their work. You can also take advantage of extensive online support to enhance your learning, including video instruction and interactive tutorials that walk you step by step through examples and problems in the text.

Applied Calculus


Author: Deborah Hughes-Hallett,Patti Frazer Lock,Andrew M. Gleason,Daniel E. Flath,Sheldon P. Gordon,David O. Lomen,David Lovelock,William G. McCallum,Brad G. Osgood,Andrew Pasquale,Jeff Tecosky-Feldman,Joseph Thrash,Karen R. Rhea,Thomas W. Tucker
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1119399386
Category: Mathematics
Page: N.A
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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.

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Hybrid Edition


Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781285082691
Category: Mathematics
Page: 704
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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.

Student Solutions Manual


Author: Soo Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133960928
Category: Mathematics
Page: 320
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Prepare for exams and succeed in your mathematics course with this comprehensive solutions manual! Featuring worked out-solutions to the problems in APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, this manual shows you how to approach and solve problems using the same step-by-step explanations found in your textbook examples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences


Author: Ron Larson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133007503
Category: Mathematics
Page: 864
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Designed specifically for biology and life/social sciences majors, this applied calculus program motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. The authors emphasize integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Several pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--provide extra guidance and practice. Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences features current, relevant examples drawn from government sources, industry, recent events, and other disciplines that appeal to diverse interests. In addition, the program offers a strong support package--including CL MATHSpace Instructor/Student websites and course management tools, instructional DVDs, and solutions manuals--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.

Mathematics with Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Howard Anton,Bernard Kolman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483264378
Category: Mathematics
Page: 864
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Mathematics with Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, Second Edition presents the fundamentals of finite mathematics in a style tailored for beginners, but at the same time covers the subject matter in sufficient depth so that the student can see a rich variety of realistic and relevant applications in management, life sciences, and social sciences. Some applications of probability, game theory, and Markov chains are given. Comprised of 16 chapters, this book begins with an introduction to set theory, followed by a discussion on Cartesian coordinate systems and graphs. Subsequent chapters focus on linear programming from a geometric point of view; matrices, the solution of linear systems, and applications; the simplex method for solving linear programming problems; and permutations, combinations, and counting methods. Probability for finite sample spaces and basic concepts in statistics are also considered, along with the mathematics of finance and applications of calculus. This monograph is intended for students and instructors of applied mathematics.

Brief Calculus for the Business, Social, and Life Sciences


Author: Bill Armstrong,Don Davis
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763793299
Category: Mathematics
Page: N.A
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Designed for economics, business, or social or behavioral science majors in a one- or two-term course, Brief Calculus for the Business, Social, and Life Sciences presents mathematics in a clear and accessible language. Engaging, real-world examples and real data applications make calculus relevant, and the easy-to-read conversational style of the text evokes the one-on-one communication of a personalized tutorial session without sacrificing depth of coverage or intellectual rigor. The revised and updated Third Edition of this popular text includes a new, four-step problem-solving method that allows students to independently find solutions to a broad spectrum of problem sets. Rich in pedagogical features, this text includes comprehensive exercise sets, chapter openers that outline key concepts for each chapter, and Flashback features that revisit and reinforce content from previous chapters. The Third Edition contains all-new exercises, updated real-world data for modeling applications, and Section Objectives that provide students with a clear understanding of learning goals for each section. The text is packaged with a full ancillary suite of instructor resources, including a test bank, lecture outlines in PowerPoint format, WebAssign, and a Complete Solutions Manual; additional student resources include a Student Solutions Manual and access to the student companion website. Brief Calculus for the Business, Social, and Life Sciences is a comprehensive, student-friendly text that will gently push students to new levels of independent problem-solving. Key features of the new Third Edition include: Optional highlighted Technology Option sections that point out how solutions can be found using a graphing calculator From Your Toolbox feature that reinforces previously introduced material Real data applications, fully revised and updated for the Third Edition, that keep problems relevant and interesting Comprehensive exercise sets, including Concept and Writing Exercises, Vocabulary Exercises, and Application Exercises Clearly defined four-step problem-solving method new to the Third Edition User-friendly, conversational approach that mimics the style of an individualized tutorial session Chapter Openers and Section Objectives that clearly outline key concepts for each chapter and section Section Projects that encourage further study, reflection, and independent research A full suite of ancillary student and instructor resources"

Applied Calculus


Author: Geoffrey Berresford,Andrew Rockett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113310374X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 904
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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 Sixth Edition maintains the hallmark features that have made APPLIED CALCULUS so popular: contemporary and interesting applications; 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.