Calculus for the Utterly Confused, 2nd Ed. (Utterly Confused Series)

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Whether you're a science major, an engineer, or a business graduate, calculus can be one of the most intimidating subjects around. Fortunately, Calculus for the Utterly Confused is your formula for success. Written by two experienced teachers who have taken the complexity out of calculus for thousands of students, this book breaks down tough concepts into easy-to-understand chunks.

Calculus for the Utterly Confused shows you how to apply calculus concepts to problems in business, medicine, sociology, physics, and environmental science. You'll get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

Inside, you'll learn about

  • Calculus problems with applications to business and economics
  • How to use spreadsheets for business analysis
  • Growth and decay models including exponential and logarithmic models for biology
  • How to integrate algebra into business analyses

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This book provides a super-accessible approach to the complex and dreaded subject of calculus a logical, friendly, step-by-step guide to a college-level calculus course for non-engineering majors, for students who are often, though not exclusively in business, economics, psychology, or the life sciences. These students usually are utterly confused about the subject, and this book, taking a ``Dummies'' or ``Idiot's Guide'' approach to calculus, offers an easy way to understanding the mathematical steps in doing problems, the key to passing any calc course.

About the Author:

Dr. Robert M. Oman has twenty years of experience teaching college-level physics and mathematics and is the author of Physics for the Utterly Confused and How to Solve Physics Problems.

Dr. Daniel M. Oman has taught undergraduate physics labs for five years and is the coauthor of How to Solve Physics Problems.

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