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

Author: Soo T. Tan

Price: $29.89 - $217.70

Hardcover: 720 pages

Publisher: Brooks Cole; 10 edition (February 19, 2014)

Language: English

Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.2 inches

1. Introduction

APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: A BRIEF APPROACH, Tenth Edition balances modern applications, solid pedagogy, and the latest technology to engage students and keep them motivated in the course. Suitable for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that teaches concepts through examples drawn from real-life situations from students' 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, including a Diagnostic Test, ensure that students have a concrete understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. The text's pedagogical features coupled with an exciting array of supplements equip students with the tools they need to make the most of their study time and to succeed in the course.

About the Author

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."

2. Comment

2.1 By Nina Pham on November 3, 2014

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It's a good book. A couple if errors from the author though...and you would think it's better since it's sooo ridiculously expensive.

2.2 By agueda Gonzalez on March 11, 2015

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the book arrived in perfect condition. thanks.

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