Calculus (AP® Edition Updated)
- AUTHORS: Ron Larson; Bruce H. Edwards
- ISBN-13: 9781305952874
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- Hardcover
- 10th Edition
- ©2017 Published
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The Larson CALCULUS program has a long history of innovation in the calculus market. It has been widely praised by a generation of students and professors for its solid and effective pedagogy that addresses the needs of a broad range of teaching and learning styles and environments. Each title is just one component in a comprehensive calculus course program that carefully integrates and coordinates print, media, and technology products for successful teaching and learning.
The updated edition of this text is designed to support AP® Calculus students as they prepare for the updated AP® Calculus exams.
Dr. Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Colorado and is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored over 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson conducts numerous seminars and in-service workshops for math educators around the country about using computer technology as an instructional tool and motivational aid. He is the recipient of the 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, the 2014 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2012 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, and the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS (a complete text on CD-ROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the Internet). Dr. Larson authors numerous textbooks including the best-selling Calculus series published by Cengage Learning.
Dr. Bruce H. Edwards is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Florida. Professor Edwards received his B.S. in Mathematics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College. He taught mathematics at a university near Bogotá, Colombia, as a Peace Corps volunteer. While teaching at the University of Florida, Professor Edwards has won many teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council Teacher of the Year, and the University of Florida Honors Program Teacher of the Year. He was selected by the Office of Alumni Affairs to be the Distinguished Alumni Professor for 1991–1993. Professor Edwards has taught a variety of mathematics courses at the University of Florida, from first-year calculus to graduate-level classes in algebra and numerical analysis. He has been a frequent speaker at research conferences and meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has also coauthored a wide range of award winning mathematics textbooks with Professor Ron Larson.
P. Preparation for Calculus
1. Limits and their Properties
2. Differentiation
3. Applications of Differentiation
4. Integration
5. Logarithmic, Exponential, and Other Transcendental Functions
6. Differential Equations
7. Applications of Integration
8. Integration Techniques, L’Hopital’s Rule, and Improper Integrals
9. Infinite Series
10. Conics, Parametric Equations, and Polar Coordinates
11. Vectors and the Geometry of Space
12. Vector-Valued Functions
13. Functions of Several Variables
14. Multiple Integration
15. Vector Analysis
16. Second Order Differential Equations* (online)
A. Proofs of Selected Theorems
B. Integration Tables
C. Precalculus Review (online)
D. Rotation and the General Second-Degree Equation (online)
E. Complex Numbers (online)
F. Business and Economic Applications (online)
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