141 Table of Contents
A Preview of Calculus
1. Functions and Models
Four Ways to Represent a Function
New Functions from Old Functions
Graphing Calculators and Computers
Parametric Curves
Exponential Functions
Inverse Functions and Logarithms
Models and Curve Fitting
2. Limits and Derivatives
The Tangent and Velocity Problems
The Limit of a Function
Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws
Continuity
Limits Involving Infinity
Tangents, Velocities, and Other Rates of Change
Derivatives
The Derivative as a Function
Linear Approximations
What Does
f'
Say about
f
?
3. Differentiation Rules
Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions
The Product and Quotient Rules
Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences
Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
The Chain Rule
Implicit Differentiation
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
Linear Approximations and Differentials
4. Applications of Differentiation
Related Rates
Maximum and Minimum Values
Derivatives and the Shape of Curves
Graphing with Calculus
and
Calculators
Indeterminate Forms and L'Hospital's Rule
Optimization Problems
Applications to Economics
Newton's Method
Antiderivatives
(Covered in 142)
Appendices
Intervals, Inequalities and Absolute Values
Coordinate Geometry
Trigonometry
Precise Definitions of Limits
A Few Proofs
Integration of Rational Functions by Partial Fractions
Polar Coordinates
Complex Numbers
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