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Essential Calculus: Early Transcendentals
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brooks/Cole Pub Co
Publication date March 3, 2006
Pages 799
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780495014287
ISBN-10 0495014281
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 3.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $273.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book is a response to those instructors who feel that calculus textbooks are too big. In writing the book James Stewart asked himself:What is essential for a three-semester calculus course for scientists and engineers? Stewart's ESSENTIAL CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS offers a concise approach to teaching calculus, focusing on major concepts and supporting those with precise definitions, patient explanations, and carefully graded problems. ESSENTIAL CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS is only 850 pages-two-thirds the size of Stewart's other calculus texts (CALCULUS, Fifth Edition and CALCULUS, EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS, Fifth Edition)-yet it contains almost all of the same topics. The author achieved this relative brevity mainly by condensing the exposition and by putting some of the features on the website www.StewartCalculus.com. Despite the reduced size of the book, there is still a modern flavor: Conceptual understanding and technology are not neglected, though they are not as prominent as in Stewart's other books. ESSENTIAL CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS has been written with the same attention to detail, eye for innovation, and meticulous accuracy that have made Stewart's textbooks the best-selling calculus texts in the world.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780495014287 Book cover for 9780538497398 Book cover for 9781133112280
 
2 edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (January 25, 2012)
9781133112280 | details & prices | 833 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.76 lbs | List price $254.95
About: This book is for instructors who think that most calculus textbooks are too long.
Har/psc edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (January 1, 2010)
9780538497398 | details & prices | 799 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.85 lbs | List price $199.95
About: Calculus is a required, 3-semester course for all hard science majors such as mathematics, engineering, physics, statistics, computer science, and chemistry.
The price comparison is for this edition
1 edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (March 3, 2006)
9780495014287 | details & prices | 799 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.75 in. | 3.60 lbs | List price $273.95
About: This book is a response to those instructors who feel that calculus textbooks are too big.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781133490975
 
2 stu sol edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (February 23, 2012)
9781133490975 | details & prices | 513 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.62 lbs | List price $84.95
About: Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer.

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