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For freshman/sophomore-level courses treating calculus of both one and several variables.While it covers all the material needed by students in engineering, science, and mathematics, this calculus text remains the shortest mainstream calculus book available--ideal for instructors who want a no-nonsense, concisely written text. The authors make effective use of computing technology, graphics, and applications. At least two technology projects are presented in each chapter. This popular book is accurate without being excessively rigorous and up-to-date without being more

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  • Hardback | 864 pages
  • 224.5 x 284.2 x 32.3mm | 2,284.19g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 Revised ed of US ed
  • 0130811378
  • 9780130811370

Table of contents

1. Preliminaries. 2. Functions and Limits. 3. The Derivative. 4. Applications of the Derivative. 5. The Integral. 6. Applications of the Integral. 7. Transcendental Functions. 8. Techniques of Integration. 9. Indeterminate Forms and Improper Integrals. 10. Infinite Series. 11. Numerical Methods, Approximations. 12. Conics and Polar Coordinates. 13. Geometry in the Plane, Vectors. 14. Geometry in Space, Vectors. 15. The Derivative in n-Space. 16. The Integral in n-Space. 17. Vector Calculus. 18. Differential Equations. Appendix: Mathematical Induction. Appendix: Proofs of Several Theorems. A Backward Look. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index. Photo more

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