Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences: A Brief Approach (Available 2010 Titles Enhanced Web Assign)

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Combining the best of traditional coverage with modern tools, market-leading APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: A BRIEF APPROACH, Eighth Edition, applies math to your world. It delivers just the right balance of applications, pedagogy, and technology to help you succeed in the course. Teaching by application, the text is packed with real-life examples that motivate and enlighten you. Its intuitive approach introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common experiences to which you can relate. It also includes insight from professionals about how they integrate math into their day-to-day operations. Numerous exercises, including Diagnostic Tests, ensure you have a solid understanding of text concepts before advancing to the next topic--or exam. An exciting array of supplements--Enhanced WebAssign, Solution Videos, Personal Tutor--equips you with extensive learning support that helps maximize your study efforts and improve your grade. Eliminating the apprehension many students feel when they begin this course, APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: A BRIEF APPROACH, Eighth Edition, uses an accessible presentation of concepts and methods that makes it an excellent resource for majors and non-majors alike.

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Soo T. Tan has published numerous papers in Optimal Control Theory and Numerical Analysis. He received his S.B. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. "One of the most important lessons I learned from my early experience teaching these courses is that many of the students come into these courses with some degree of apprehension. This awareness led to the intuitive approach I have adopted in all of my texts."

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"I have used this text in Applied Calculus I and Applied Calculus II for one academic year and part of another. I have looked at similar texts that are essentially of a traditional nature with some limited inclusion of technology. In that genre of texts, this book is, in my opinion, near the top of the heap. The exposition and development of topics is good. The book is sufficiently precise in defining the key concepts of calculus. The examples are clear and illustrative. From the perspective of a traditional, algebraic approach to the subject, this text is excellent, with a bevy of supporting exercises." "The exposition in the text is very clear and appropriately geared towards our audience. I feel that the text has been carefully and thoughtfully written." "The worked examples are very thorough and cover enough steps and provide adequate exposition for students to find reading the examples worthwhile." "The text is very readable in that the images, choice of color, page layout, etc. makes it easy on the eyes."

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