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Essential Calculus with Applications, 3rd Edition
by D. Franklin Wright, Spencer P. Hurd, and Bill D. New
With applicationdriven content and a primary emphasis on realworld connections, the third edition of Essential Calculus with Applications explores fundamental concepts of calculus for students of business, social sciences, and other liberal arts disciplines.
This edition includes a new Chapter 0 that provides a review of critical algebra concepts, addressing gaps and misconceptions that could be a barrier to student success. The foundational calculus content early in the title has been reorganized to provide an easytofollow path for learning, while modernized examples and applications reflect more contemporary contexts that are designed to resonate with today's college student.
Enhanced exercise sets in each section provide students opportunities to build both fluency and conceptual understanding through rigorous problemsolving applications now organized into Practice, Applications, Writing & Thinking, and Technology question categories. Additionally, the courseware for this edition boasts a 37% increase in the size of the question bank, providing extensive practice opportunities for students, featuring stepbystep tutorials and artificialintelligencedriven, errorspecific feedback for mistakes that can be used for both homework assignments and assessments.
Formats: Software, Textbook, eBook
Product  ISBN 

Software + eBook  9781642775525 
Software + eBook + Textbook  9781642775518 
Table of Contents

Chapter 0: Algebra Review
 0.1 Real Numbers and Number Lines
 0.2 Integer Exponents
 0.3 Fractional Exponents and Radicals
 0.4 Polynomials and Factoring
 0.5 Lines and Their Graphs
 0.6 Linear Equations in One Variable
 0.7 Quadratic Equations in One Variable
 0.8 Rational and Radical Equations
 Chapter 0 Review

Chapter 1: Functions, Models, and Graphs
 1.1 Introduction to Functions
 1.2 Operations with Functions
 1.3 Functions and Models
 1.4 Functions and Their Graphs: A Calculator Section
 Chapter 1 Review

Chapter 2: Limits and the Derivative
 2.1 OneSided Limits
 2.2 Limits
 2.3 More about Limits
 2.4 Continuity
 2.5 Average Rate of Change
 2.6 Instantaneous Rate of Change
 2.7 Definition of the Derivative and the Power Rule
 2.8 Techniques for Finding Derivatives
 2.9 Applications: Marginal Analysis
 Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 3: More about the Derivative
 3.1 The Product and Quotient Rules
 3.2 The Chain Rule and the General Power Rule
 3.3 Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates
 3.4 Increasing and Decreasing Intervals
 3.5 Critical Values and the First Derivative Test
 3.6 Absolute Maximum and Minimum
 Chapter 3 Review

Chapter 4: Applications of the Derivative
 4.1 Concavity and Points of Inflection
 4.2 The Second Derivative Test
 4.3 Curve Sketching: Polynomial Functions
 4.4 Curve Sketching: Rational Functions
 4.5 Business Applications
 4.6 Other Applications: Optimization, Distance, and Velocity
 4.7 Differentials
 Chapter 4 Review

Chapter 5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
 5.1 Exponential Functions
 5.2 The Natural Logarithm
 5.3 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
 5.4 Derivatives of Exponential Functions
 5.5 Growth and Decay
 5.6 Elasticity of Demand
 Chapter 5 Review

Chapter 6: Integration with Applications
 6.1 The Indefinite Integral
 6.2 Integration by Substitution
 6.3 Area and Riemann Sums
 6.4 The Definite Integral and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
 6.5 Area under a Curve (with Applications)
 6.6 Area between Two Curves (with Applications)
 6.7 Differential Equations
 Chapter 6 Review

Chapter 7: Additional Integration Topics
 7.1 Integration by Parts
 7.2 Annuities and Income Streams
 7.3 Tables of Integrals
 7.4 Improper Integrals
 7.5 Probability
 7.6 Volume
 Chapter 7 Review

Chapter 8: Multivariable Calculus
 8.1 Functions of Several Variables
 8.2 Partial Derivatives
 8.3 Local Extrema for Functions of Two Variables
 8.4 Lagrange Multipliers
 8.5 The Method of Least Squares
 8.6 Double Integrals
 Chapter 8 Review

Chapter 9: Trigonometric Functions
 9.1 Trigonometric Functions
 9.2 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
 9.3 Integration of Trigonometric Functions
 9.4 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
 Chapter 9 Review

Chapter 10: Sequences, Taylor Polynomials, and Power Series
 10.1 Sequences and Series
 10.2 Taylor Polynomials
 10.3 Taylor Series, Power Series, and Their Applications
 Chapter 10 Review