Brief Applied Calculus

ISBN-13: 9781305085329

ISBN-10: 1305085329

Author: Geoffrey C. Berresford, Andrew M. Rockett

Edition: 7

Publication date:
Cengage Learning
Hardcover 656 pages
Algebra, Calculus, Mathematics
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Acknowledged author Geoffrey C. Berresford wrote Brief Applied Calculus comprising 656 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1305085329 and 9781305085329. Since then Brief Applied Calculus textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $10.23 or rent at the marketplace.


This book uses intriguing real-world applications to engage readers' interest and show them the practical side of calculus. Its 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 BRIEF 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 that allow readers to practice and hone their problem-solving skills.