Brief Calculus: An Applied Approach by Ron Larson Book Summary:
Designed specifically for business, economics, or life/social sciences majors, BRIEF CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, Ninth Edition, motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. This brief book emphasizes integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Applied problems drawn from government sources, industry, current events, and other disciplines provide well-rounded examples and appeal to students' diverse interests. The Ninth Edition builds upon its applications emphasis through updated exercises and relevant examples. Pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--continue to provide extra guidance and practice. In addition, the BRIEF CALCULUS program offers a strong support package--including Enhanced WebAssign and the book's website, CourseMate--that allows students to review the material independently and retain key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.