Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337671568

Category: Mathematics

Page: 50

View: 8544

MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 12th Edition, engages students with its concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods and relevant applications throughout. Intended for two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus courses, the book places concepts in real-life context to help students strengthen their understanding. A focus on modeling--with modeling problems clearly labeled in the examples and problems, so they can be treated as optional--and flexible content organization accommodate different teaching approaches, enabling instructors to decide the order in which topics may be presented and the degree to which they may be emphasized. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113371207X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1104

View: 5866

MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition, is intended for a two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus course. The book's concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods, and interesting and relevant applications keep students who typically take the course--business, economics, life sciences, and social sciences majors--engaged in the material. This edition broadens the book's real-life context by adding a number of environmental science and economic applications. The use of modeling has been expanded, with modeling problems now clearly labeled in the examples. Also included in the Tenth Edition is a brief review of algebra to prepare students with different backgrounds for the material in later chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780547169972

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

View: 4011

This manual includes worked-out solutions to the odd-numbered problems in the text.
Mathematics

Applied Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465172

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1024

View: 1124

A traditional book with a modern feel, market-leading APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Seventh Edition, teaches by application and uses real-world examples to motivate students. It combines solid theory with innovative technology, includes a robust supplement package, and offers unmatched flexibility that caters to both traditional and modern practitioners. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the Seventh Edition utilizes an intuitive approach that marries real-life instances to what would otherwise be abstract concepts. This is the focus of the insightful Portfolios, which highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they use math in their professions. Numerous exercises ensure that students have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. By offering a powerful array of supplements such as Enhanced WebAssign, the Seventh Edition enables students to maximize their study time and succeed in class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887832

Category: Mathematics

Page: 896

View: 1995

Soo Tan’s APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide you with the context you need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which you can relate. It also draws applications from numerous professional fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily work activities. Numerous exercises ensure that you have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where and when you need them. The text’s exciting array of supplements equips you with extensive learning support to help you make the most of your study time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences

Author: Ron Larson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133007503

Category: Mathematics

Page: 864

View: 1458

Designed specifically for biology and life/social sciences majors, this applied calculus program motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. The authors emphasize integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Several pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--provide extra guidance and practice. Applied Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences features current, relevant examples drawn from government sources, industry, recent events, and other disciplines that appeal to diverse interests. In addition, the program offers a strong support package--including CL MATHSpace Instructor/Student websites and course management tools, instructional DVDs, and solutions manuals--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.
Science

College Physics: Reasoning and Relationships

Author: Nicholas Giordano

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285225341

Category: Science

Page: 1208

View: 1989

COLLEGE PHYSICS: REASONING AND RELATIONSHIPS motivates student understanding by emphasizing the relationship between major physics principles, and how to apply the reasoning of physics to real-world examples. Such examples come naturally from the life sciences, and this text ensures that students develop a strong understanding of how the concepts relate to each other and to the real world. COLLEGE PHYSICS: REASONING AND RELATIONSHIPS motivates student learning with its use of these original applications drawn from the life sciences and familiar everyday scenarios, and prepares students for the rigors of the course with a consistent five-step problem-solving approach. Available with this Second Edition, the new Enhanced WebAssign program features ALL the quantitative end-of-chapter problems and a rich collection of Reasoning and Relationships tutorials, personally adapted for WebAssign by Nick Giordano. This provides exceptional continuity for your students whether they choose to study with the printed text or by completing online homework. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Biocalculus: Calculus, Probability, and Statistics for the Life Sciences

Author: James Stewart,Troy Day

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305804333

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1032

View: 4368

BIOCALCULUS: CALCULUS, PROBABILITY, AND STATISTICS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES shows students how calculus relates to biology, with a style that maintains rigor without being overly formal. The text motivates and illustrates the topics of calculus with examples drawn from many areas of biology, including genetics, biomechanics, medicine, pharmacology, physiology, ecology, epidemiology, and evolution, to name a few. Particular attention has been paid to ensuring that all applications of the mathematics are genuine, and references to the primary biological literature for many of these has been provided so that students and instructors can explore the applications in greater depth. Although the focus is on the interface between mathematics and the life sciences, the logical structure of the book is motivated by the mathematical material. Students will come away with a sound knowledge of mathematics, an understanding of the importance of mathematical arguments, and a clear understanding of how these mathematical concepts and techniques are central in the life sciences. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Contemporary Economics

Author: William A. McEachern

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514829

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

View: 4708

Bring economics to life with rich, practical examples that make concepts clear and intriguing. CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS blends economic expertise and educational insights with comprehensive content, sound instructional design, and extensive print and media teaching tools. The book covers CEE's (Council for Economic Education) Standards completely and repeatedly. This text includes two chapters covering personal finance, including information on managing money and being a responsible consumer. A wealth of print, video, electronic, and online resources make it simple to address varied learning styles, use formal and informal assessment, and integrate technology where it makes sense to you. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice

Author: Donald F. Kuratko

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856562

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

View: 3394

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THEORY, PROCESS, PRACTICE, 10e, combines a practical, step-by-step approach with a theoretical foundation to form a basic framework for understanding the theory, processes, and practice of entrepreneurship. Recognized for over 25 years as one of the leading books in the field, the aim of the text is to present the most current thinking in entrepreneurship, as well as to provide learners the opportunity to apply ideas and develop useful entrepreneurial skills. This edition has been updated to include current developments and issues in this explosive field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

Applied Calculus

Author: Stefan Waner,Steven Costenoble

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514306

Category: Mathematics

Page: 50

View: 9307

Full of relevant, diverse, and current real-world applications students can relate to, Stefan Waner and Steven Costenoble's APPLIED CALCULUS, 7th Edition helps your students see the relevance of mathematics to their interests. A large number of the applications are based on real, referenced data from business, economics, the life sciences, and the social sciences. Thorough, clearly delineated spreadsheet and TI Graphing Calculator instruction appears throughout the text, and an acclaimed author website at www.wanermath.com provides interactive tutorials, powerful utilities, conceptualization tools, review, and practice. The end-of-chapter Technology Notes and Technology Guides are optional, allowing you to include any amount of technology instruction in your courses. Acclaimed for accuracy and readability, APPLIED CALCULUS appeals to, and is appropriate for, all types of teaching and learning styles and support. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Performing Arts

Cengage Advantage Books: Visual Storytelling: Videography and Post Production in the Digital Age

Author: Ronald J. Osgood,M. Joseph Hinshaw

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285081668

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 368

View: 3185

VISUAL STORYTELLING: VIDEOGRAPHY AND POST PRODUCTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE SECOND EDITION combines a thorough exploration of essential storytelling concepts with detailed instruction in practical technical skills. Without limiting its focus to a particular range of equipment, applications, or technology, this engaging text covers the key concepts, aesthetics, and techniques of single-camera field production and post production, and includes real-life stories and suggestions from working professionals. The accompanying website illustrates and expands on text concepts with pedagogically sound interactive learning modules as well as the capability to download high definition video footage for editing exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Science

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Author: G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133169546

Category: Science

Page: 800

View: 8097

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Health & Fitness

Body Structures and Functions

Author: Ann Senisi Scott,Elizabeth Fong

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305511360

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 544

View: 3858

Clear, concise, and current, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTION, 13E provides a thorough introduction to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It offers a general introduction to life functions, the terminology, and phonetic pronunciations used to describe body parts and their locations as well as an overall review of human development and body processes. Figures and tables provide a good visual illustration to make difficult material easier to understand. The One Body feature describes the interrelationship between all body systems. Career Profiles give readers insight into growing health care professions. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. In addition, highlights and features that emphasize clinical applications make learning fun and engaging. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Personal Development for Life and Work

Author: Ann Masters,Harold R. Wallace

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111786259

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 5546

Personal Development for Life and Work 10e is an easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical text focused on helping students better understand themselves, discover their potential, and prepare for successful employment. Chapter topics are all about gaining self-awareness, developing soft skills and strong communication skills, and adopting professional workplace attitudes and skills to succeed in the workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It's All About You; 2) It's All About Communicating; 3) It's All About Working with Others; 4) It's All About Workplace Success. Chapters are arranged in short sections that include self-assessments, case studies, and activities that are appropriate for both business and personal situations. Topics keep the reader's attention; coverage is thorough without being overwhelming. End-of-chapter features includes Points to Remember, Key Terms, Bookmark It, Activities, and Case Studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mathematics

College Algebra with Applications for Business and Life Sciences

Author: Ron Larson,Anne V. Hodgkins

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133710239

Category: Mathematics

Page: 720

View: 8731

COLLEGE ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND LIFE SCIENCES, Second Edition, meets the demand for courses that emphasize problem solving, modeling, and real-world applications for business and the life sciences. The authors provide a firm foundation in algebraic concepts, and prompt students to apply their understanding to relevant examples and applications they are likely to encounter in college or in their careers. The program addresses the needs of students at all levels--and in particular those who may have struggled in previous algebra courses--offering an abundance of examples and exercises that reinforce concepts and make learning more dynamic. The early introduction of functions in Chapter 1 ensures compatibility with syllabi and provides a framework for student learning. Instructors can also opt to use graphing technology as a tool for problem solving and for review or retention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Psychology

Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: David C. Howell

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305652975

Category: Psychology

Page: 649

View: 8553

FUNDAMENTAL STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES focuses on providing the context of statistics in behavioral research, while emphasizing the importance of looking at data before jumping into a test. This practical approach provides students with an understanding of the logic behind the statistics, so they understand why and how certain methods are used -- rather than simply carry out techniques by rote. Students move beyond number crunching to discover the meaning of statistical results and appreciate how the statistical test to be employed relates to the research questions posed by an experiment. Written in an informal style, the text provides an abundance of real data and research studies that provide a real-life perspective and help students learn and understand concepts. In alignment with current trends in statistics in the behavioral sciences, the text emphasizes effect sizes and meta-analysis, and integrates frequent demonstrations of computer analyses through SPSS and R. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Science

Animal Science Biology and Technology

Author: Robert Mikesell,MeeCee Baker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435486374

Category: Science

Page: 360

View: 7381

Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition is a book designed for students studying animal science that will take readers from the basics of physiology through production and on to evaluation, while delivering a contemporary industry overview. You will find the opportunities for experiential learning found throughout this book will be especially helpful in planning supervised agricultural experience projects and FFA career development events. In addition, the career focus sections present opportunities in a story format that will pique students' interest and the accompanying laboratory manual and student activities will provide hands on engagement. . Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition was written by nationally renowned educators who also own and operate a beef cattle farm. MeeCee Baker and Robert Mikesell bring academia into the pasture to combine the empirical and the practical in a text suitable for students of all ages and stages. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Political Science

Comparative Politics: Structures and Choices

Author: Lowell Barrington

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111341931

Category: Political Science

Page: 472

View: 7770

COMPARATIVE POLITICS: STRUCTURES AND CHOICES, offers a thematic framework that seamlessly connects concepts, theories, and country-specific information. In the Second Edition, an important set of concepts and theories is introduced and then applied to each of nine countries (the United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, China, India, Nigeria, and Iran) through the Topic in Countries (TIC) sections of each chapter. Students develop an understanding of how economic, cultural, identity, and political structures are linked to political systems and how individuals make political choices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.