The Excel Guide provided here is an introduction to Excel. Chapter 1 will guide you through formatting cells, copying and pasting cells, creating tables, and other basic functions needed to complete the Spreadsheets in your book. There are many topics and exercises in your book for which Excel would be very useful and we've supplied a correlation chart to help you find these topics quickly. For a walkthrough of additional, more advanced Excel functions, go to math.college.hmco.com/students and link to our on-line Bookstore to purchase the Excel Guide for Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus.
The Graphing Calculator Terminology defines the general terms and commands you will encounter as you use your calculator.
Basics of the TI-83 is a walkthrough of specific graphing calculator functions. You will learn how to: plot a function, change dimensions of the viewing rectangle, determine intercepts graphically and numerically, model data using regression, and compute factorials and permutations.
This will link you to a sample chapter (Chapter 1) of the Student Solutions Manual, which shows the worked out, step-by-step solutions to all odd exercises, and all Chapter Review exercises, in your text. If you'd like to purchase the Student Solutions Manual go to math.college.hmco.com/students and link to our on-line Bookstore.
The Prerequisite Algebra Review provides students with a quick review of algebra skills whenever they need it. Students can select a topic from an
extensive list and walk through the short lesson and examples provided.
The Projects and Essays listed below accompany each section of your text. Your instructor might assign them as a group project or as an individual project, and in either case they will allow you to display your knowledge of the material in a way different from quizzes or tests. If you are using Brief Applied Calculus, please note that sections 6.5 and 6.6 in your book are equivalent to sections 9.1 and 9.2 in the Applied Calculus Table of Contents.
Click here to access the pdf files of pages 430 to 463 from Chapters 5 and 6 of Brief Applied Calculus, 3e.
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Chapters 1-7 of your text each contain an Excel Spreadsheet Exploration. This link will access each of the data sets, organized by chapter, that you will need to complete the Exploration.
The following Texas Instruments graphing calculator programs are available for the TI-82, TI-83, TI-85, TI-86, TI-89 and TI-92 for use on either Mac or PC computers. The programs correspond to those referenced in your text.