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Interactive classrooms and well-crafted problems promote student learning. Since it’s inception, the hallmark of Applied Calculus is its innovative and engaging problems. The Calculus Consortium pioneered and incorporates the approach called the “Rule of Four.” The Rule of Four, presents ideas graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally, thereby encouraging students with a variety of learning styles to deepen their understanding as they work through a wide variety of problem types.

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Table of Contents

1. Functions and Change

2. Rate of Change: The Derivative

3. Short-Cuts to Differentiation

4. Using the Derivative

5. Accumulated Change: The Definite Integral

6. Antiderivatives and Applications

7. Probability

8. Functions of Several Variables

9. Mathematical Modeling using Differential Equations

10. Geometric Series (Available Online and in the e-Text)

Appendices (Available Online and in the e-Text)
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New to This Edition

  • Math Maple our new HTML5 based questions are integrated throughout the course to make this an easy to use mobile experience.


  • A large new pool of questions have been added.


  • Over 100 new example videos which provide students the opportunity to see and hear the course examples being explained and worked out in detail.


  • Strengthen Your Understanding true/false problems that focus on conceptual understanding.


  • Updated data and fresh applications appear throughout the course, including problems on sustainability.


  • Case studies on medicine by David E. Sloane, MD.


  • New appendices that extend ideas covered in the course.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • Mathematical concepts and modeling are a main focus: The first stage in the development of mathematical thinking is the acquisition of a clear, intuitive picture of the central ideas. In the next stage, students learn to reason with the intuitive ideas in plain English. After these foundations have been laid, students can choose a path of direction towards problem solving.
  • Students engage in active learning and problem solving: The hallmark of Applied Calculus is its innovative and engaging problems. These problems probe student understanding in ways that are often taken for granted.
  • Video Examples: Video Examples provide explanations of key course concepts.


  • Strengthen Your Understanding True/False Problems: These problems focus on conceptual understanding.


  • ConcepTest Questions or Clicker Questions: Modeled on the pioneering work of Harvard physicist Eric Mazur, these questions are designed to promote active learning during class, particularly (but not exclusively) in large lectures. Evaluation data showed that students taught with ConcepTests outperformed students taught by traditional lecture methods 73% versus 17% on conceptual questions, and 63% versus 54% on computational problems.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Resource Manual
Offers helpful teaching ideas, advice on course development, sample assignments, learning objectives, lecture outlines, class exercises, lecture notes, chapter reviews, and more!
Instructor's Solutions Manual
Complete solutions for each question, exercise, and case presented in the course.
Additional Material for Instructors
Includes lecture notes and course notes.
Digital Test Bank
Instructors can use built-in testing resources to verify student comprehension with digital fill-in- the-blank, multiple-choice, true/false, and free response questions.
PowerPoint Presentations
PowerPoint presentations cover key concepts allowing the instructor to illustrate important topics with images, figures, and problems presented throughout the course.
Respondus Test Bank
Create exams that can be printed or published directly to the LMS.
Web Quizzes
Appendix Solutions
Concept Tests
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
Web Quizzes
Algebra & Trigonometry Refreshers
Now in ORION Adaptive Practice.
Student Solutions Manual
With complete solutions to half the odd-numbered problems.
Graphing Calculator Manual
Shows students how they can apply the numerical and graphing functions of their calculators to their study of calculus.
Student Study Guide
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