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Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems 10e

Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems 10th Edition PDF Download Ebook. William E. Boyce and Richard C. DiPrima focus on the theory and practical applications of Differential Equations to engineering and the sciences. Emphasis is placed on the methods of solution, analysis, and approximation.

Use of technology, illustrations, and problem sets help readers develop an intuitive understanding of the material. Historical footnotes trace the development of the discipline and identify outstanding individual contributions. This book builds the foundation for anyone who needs to learn differential equations and then progress to more advanced studies.

The linear and nonlinear equations (first order and higher order) are treated in separate chapters. Most students studying differential equations are preparing for careers in the physical or life sciences. In developing models, this text guides the student carefully through the underlying physical principles leading to the relevant mathematics.

Emphasis on the importance of common sense, intuition, and “back-of-the-envelope” checks to help the student ask: “Does my answer make sense?” Many of the examples and exercises ask the student to anticipate and interpret the physical content of the solution.

Reference in later courses provides students in science and engineering with a useful reference for their later coursework. A special version of this visualization software is included FREE with every book. It is mapped specifically to the organization of this text. First order differential equations (linear and nonlinear) are now discussed in a single chapter, Chapter 2.

Second order and higher order linear equations are discussed in one chapter, Chapter 3. The introductory discussion for linear systems (Chapter 4) has been streamlined to reach the computational aspects of the theory as quickly as possible. Chapter 11 has been shortened to focus solely on linear two-point boundary value problems.

New exercises have been added to increase problem variety. A section of short projects has been added to the end of each chapter to expand students’ mathematical horizons. A review of core material appears at the ends of Chapters 2, 3, and 4, and requires students to apply solution techniques developed in the chapter.

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Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences 12e

Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences 12th Edition PDF Download Ebook. Raymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler and Karl E. Byleen help readers help themselves to excel. The content is organized into two parts: (1) A Library of Elementary Functions (Chapters 1–2) and (2) Calculus (Chapters 3–9).

The book’s overall approach, refined by the authors’ experience with large sections of college freshmen, addresses the challenges of teaching and learning when readers’ prerequisite knowledge varies greatly. Reader-friendly features such as Matched Problems, Explore & Discuss questions, and Conceptual Insights, together with the motivating and ample applications, make this text a popular choice for today’s students and instructors.

The examples are annotated and the problem-solving steps are clearly identified. This gives students extra assistance in solving the problem. Think Boxes (dashed boxes) are used to enclose steps that are usually performed mentally. A “Matched Problem” follows each example. This gives the student an opportunity to reinforce and test his/her understanding of the concept presented in the preceding example.

Answers to these problems are located in the Answers Section, located at the end of the text. Large variety of up-to-date applications use simplified versions of real models. It illustrates the relevance of mathematics to the real world and gives students opportunities to create and interpret mathematical models. Explore-Discuss boxes are integrated in every section.

Author encourages students to think about a relationship or process before a result is stated, or investigate additional consequences of a development in the text, so that they can better participate in the learning process and discussion- both in and out of class. Chapter Review exercises and answers are included, as well as suggested group activities and key terms. Optional graphing utility examples and exercises are clearly identified by an icon.

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