## Description

Features the techniques; methods; and applications of calculus using real-world examples from business and economics as well as the life and social sciences

An introduction to differential and integral calculus; Fundamentals of Calculus presents key topics suited for a variety of readers in fields ranging from entrepreneurship and economics to environmental and social sciences.

Practical examples from a variety of subject areas are featured throughout each chapter and step-by-step explanations for the solutions are presented. Specific techniques are also applied to highlight important information in each section; including symbols interspersed throughout to further reader comprehension.

In addition; the book illustrates the elements of finite calculus with the varied formulas for power; quotient; and product rules that correlate markedly with traditional calculus. Featuring calculus as the mathematics of change; each chapter concludes with a historical notes section.

Fundamentals of Calculus chapter coverage includes:

– Linear Equations and Functions

– The Derivative

– Using the Derivative

– Exponents and Logarithms

– Differentiation Techniques

– Integral Calculus

– Integrations Techniques

– Functions of Several Variables

– Series and Summations

– Applications to Probability

Supplemented with online instructional support materials; Fundamentals of Calculus is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students majoring in business; economics; biology; chemistry; and environmental science.

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