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Table of Contents
R. Algebra Reference
R.3 Rational Expressions
1.1 Lines and Linear Functions
1.2 The Least Squares Line
1.3 Properties of Functions
1.4 Quadratic Functions; Translation and Reflection
1.5 Polynomial and Rational Functions
Extended Application: Using Extrapolation to Predict Life Expectancy
2. Exponential, Logarithmic, and Trigonometric Functions
2.1 Exponential Functions
2.2 Logarithmic Functions
2.3 Applications: Growth and Decay
2.4 Trigonometric Functions
Extended Application: Power Functions
3. The Derivative
3.3 Rates of Change
3.4 Definition of the Derivative
3.5 Graphical Differentiation
Extended Application: A Model For Drugs Administered Intravenously
4. Calculating the Derivative
4.1 Techniques for Finding Derivatives
4.2 Derivatives of Products and Quotients
4.3 The Chain Rule
4.4 Derivatives of Exponential Functions
4.5 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
4.6 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
Extended Application: Managing Renewable Resources
5. Graphs and the Derivative
5.1 Increasing and Decreasing Functions
5.2 Relative Extrema
5.3 Higher Derivatives, Concavity, and the Second Derivative Test
5.4 Curve Sketching
Extended Application: A Drug Concentration Model for Orally Administered Medications
6. Applications of the Derivative
6.1 Absolute Extrema
6.2 Applications of Extrema
6.3 Implicit Differentiation
6.4 Related Rates
6.5 Differentials: Linear Approximation
Extended Application: A Total Cost Model for a Training Program
7.3 Area and the Definite Integral
7.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
7.5 The Area Between Two Curves
Extended Application: Estimating Depletion Dates for Minerals
8. Further Techniques and Applications of Integration
8.1 Numerical Integration
8.2 Integration by Parts
8.3 Volume and Average Value
8.4 Improper Integrals
Extended Application: Flow Systems
9. Multivariable Calculus
9.1 Functions of Several Variables
9.2 Partial Derivatives
9.3 Maxima and Minima
9.4 Total Differentials and Approximations
9.5 Double Integrals
Extended Application: Optimization for a Predator
10.1 Solution of Linear Systems
10.2 Addition and Subtraction of Matrices
10.3 Multiplication of Matrices
10.4 Matrix Inverses
10.5 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
Extended Application: Contagion
11. Differential Equations
11.1 Solutions of Elementary and Separable Differential Equations
11.2 Linear First-Order Differential Equations
11.3 Euler's Method
11.4 Linear Systems of Differential Equations
11.5 Non-Linear Systems of Differential Equations
11.6 Applications of Differential Equations
Extended Application: Pollution of the Great Lakes
12.2 Introduction to Probability
12.3 Conditional Probability; Independent Events; Bayes' Theorem
12.4 Discrete Random Variables; Applications to Decision Making
Extended Application: Medical Diagnosis
13. Probability and Calculus
13.1 Continuous Probability Models
13.2 Expected Value and Variance of Continuous Random Variables.
13.3 Special Probability Density Functions
Extended Application: Exponential Waiting Times
14. Discrete Dynamical Systems
14.2 Equilibrium Points
14.3 Determining Stability
Extended Application: Mathematical Modeling in a Dynamic World
Special Topics (available online)
Sequences and Series
Annuities: An Application of Sequences
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