Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, 14th edition

  • Raymond A. Barnett, 
  • Michael R. Ziegler, 
  • Karl E. Byleen, 
  • Christopher J. Stocker

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Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences offers you more built-in guidance than any other applied calculus text available. Its coverage of the construction of mathematical models helps you develop critical tools for solving application problems. Technology coverage is optional, but discussions on using graphing calculators and spreadsheets are included where appropriate.

The 14th Edition features a brand-new, full-color redesign and updated layout to help you navigate more easily as you put in the work to learn the math. Throughout, data is updated in examples and exercises. New features include Reminder margin notes; all graphing calculator screens are updated to the TI-84 Plus CD; and much more.

Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137554805

Subject: Finite Math & Applied Calculus

Category: Applied Calculus


  • Diagnostic Prerequisite Test

1. Functions and Graphs

  • 1.1 Functions
  • 1.2 Elementary Functions: Graphs and Transformations
  • 1.3 Linear and Quadratic Functions
  • 1.4 Polynomial and Rational Functions
  • 1.5 Exponential Functions
  • 1.6 Logarithmic Functions
  • Chapter 1 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

2. Limits and the Derivative

  • 2.1 Introduction to Limits
  • 2.2 Infinite Limits and Limits at Infinity
  • 2.3 Continuity
  • 2.4 The Derivative
  • 2.5 Basic Differentiation Properties
  • 2.6 Differentials
  • 2.7 Marginal Analysis in Business and Economics
  • Chapter 2 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

3. Additional Derivative Topics

  • 3.1 The Constant e and Continuous Compound Interest
  • 3.2 Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • 3.3 Derivatives of Products and Quotients
  • 3.4 The Chain Rule
  • 3.5 Implicit Differentiation
  • 3.6 Related Rates
  • 3.7 Elasticity of Demand
  • Chapter 3 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

4. Graphing and Optimization

  • 4.1 First Derivative and Graphs
  • 4.2 Second Derivative and Graphs
  • 4.3 L'Hôpital's Rule
  • 4.4 Curve-Sketching Techniques
  • 4.5 Absolute Maxima and Minima
  • 4.6 Optimization
  • Chapter 4 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

5. Integration

  • 5.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integrals
  • 5.2 Integration by Substitution
  • 5.3 Differential Equations; Growth and Decay
  • 5.4 The Definite Integral
  • 5.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
  • Chapter 5 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

6. Additional Integration Topics

  • 6.1 Area Between Curves
  • 6.2 Applications in Business and Economics
  • 6.3 Integration by Parts
  • 6.4 Other Integration Methods
  • Chapter 6 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

7. Multivariable Calculus

  • 7.1 Functions of Several Variables
  • 7.2 Partial Derivatives
  • 7.3 Maxima and Minima
  • 7.4 Maxima and Minima Using Lagrange Multipliers
  • 7.5 Method of Least Squares
  • 7.6 Double Integrals Over Rectangular Regions
  • 7.7 Double Integrals Over More General Regions
  • Chapter 7 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

8. Trigonometric Functions

  • 8.1 Right Triangle Trigonometry
  • 8.2 Trigonometric Functions
  • 8.3 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
  • 8.4 Integration of Trigonometric Functions
  • Chapter 8 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

9. Differential Equations

  • 9.1 Basic Concepts
  • 9.2 Separation of Variables
  • 9.3 First-Order Linear Differential Equations
  • Chapter 9 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

10. Taylor Polynomials and Infinite Series

  • 10.1 Taylor Polynomials
  • 10.2 Taylor Series
  • 10.3 Operations on Taylor Series
  • 10.4 Approximations Using Taylor Series
  • Chapter 10 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises

11. Probability and Calculus

  • 11.1 Improper Integrals
  • 11.2 Continuous Random Variables
  • 11.3 Expected Value, Standard Deviation, and Median
  • 11.4 Special Probability Distributions
  • Chapter 11 Summary and Review
  • Review Exercises


  • A. Basic Algebra Review
  • A.1 Real Numbers
  • A.2 Operations on Polynomials
  • A.3 Factoring Polynomials
  • A.4 Operations on Rational Expressions
  • A.5 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation
  • A.6 Rational Exponents and Radicals
  • A.7 Quadratic Equations
  • B. Special Topics (online)
  • B.1 Sequences, Series, and Summation Notation
  • B.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
  • B.3 Binomial Theorem
  • B.4 Interpolating Polynomials and Divided Differences
  • C. Tables
  • Table 1: Integration Formulas
  • Table 2: Area Under the Standard Normal Curve



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