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Mathematics Tutoring: Business Calculus
This guide provides information on additional tutoring resources for FSCJ students
Business Calculus- Based on the textbook: "Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Science"
Videos that are used in an online Business Calculus course. The videos covers limits, derivatives, marginal analysis, integration, applications of integration, and partial derivatives.
Applied Problems in Business with Differentiation
How to solve problems in business applications such as maximizing a profit function and calculating marginal profit
Business Calculus Demystified by Rhonda HuettenmuellerTake the FEAR OUT of Business Calculus Business Calculus Demystified clarifies the concepts and processes of calculus and demonstrates their applications to the workplace. Best-selling math author Rhonda Huettenmueller uses the same combination of winning step-by-step teaching techniques and real-world business and mathematical examples that have succeeded with tens of thousands of college students, regardless of their math experience or affinity for the subject. With Business Calculus Demystified, you learn at your own pace. You get explanations that make differentiation and integration -- the main concepts of calculus -- understandable and interesting. This unique self-teaching guide reinforces learning, builds your confidence and skill, and continuously demonstrates your mastery of topics with a wealth of practice problems and detailed solutions throughout, multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each chapter, and a -final exam- that tests your total understanding of business calculus. Learn business calculus for the real world This self-teaching course conquers confusion with clarity and ease. Get ready to: Get a solid foundation right from the start with a review of algebra Master one idea per section -- develop complete, comfortable understanding of a topic before proceeding to the next Find a well-explained definition of the derivative and its properties; instantaneous rates of change; the power, product, quotient, and chain rules; and layering different formulas Learn methods for maximizing revenue and profit... minimizing cost... and solving other optimizing problems See how to use calculus to sketch graphs Understand implicit differentiation, rational functions, exponents, and logarithm functions -- learn how to use log properties to simplify differentiation Painlessly learn integration formulas and techniques and applications of the integral Take a -final exam- and grade it yourself Who says business calculus has to be boring? Business Calculus Demystified is a lively and entertaining way to master this essential math subject
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
Practice Makes Perfect Calculus by William Clark; Sandra K. McCuneFor students who need to polish their calculus skills for class or for a critical exam, this no-nonsense practical guide provides concise summaries, clear model examples, and plenty of practice, practice, practice. About the Book With more than 1,000,000 copies sold, Practice Makes Perfect has established itself as a reliable practical workbook series in the language-learning category. Now, with Practice Makes Perfect: Calculus, students will enjoy the same clear, concise approach and extensive exercises to key fields they've come to expect from the series--but now within mathematics. Practice Makes Perfect: Calculus is not focused on any particular test or exam, but complementary to most calculus curricula. Because of this approach, the book can be used by struggling students needing extra help, readers who need to firm up skills for an exam, or those who are returning to the subject years after they first studied it. Its all-encompassing approach will appeal to both U.S. and international students. Features More than 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of calculus. Successful series: -Practice Makes Perfect- has sales of 1,000,000 copies in the language category--now applied to mathematics. Large trim allows clear presentation of worked problems, exercises, and explained answers.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010
The Calculus of Variations by Bruce van BruntSuitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of mathematics, physics, or engineering, this introduction to the calculus of variations focuses on variational problems involving one independent variable. It also discusses more advanced topics such as the inverse problem, eigenvalue problems, and Noether's theorem. The text includes numerous examples along with problems to help students consolidate the material.