Lial, Greenwell & Ritchey, The Applied Calculus & Finite Math Series
Lial  Greenwell  Ritchey
Relevant and Accessible Math for Business, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences
Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey’s newest editions make the mathematics relevant and accessible for students of business, life science, and social sciences by bringing in examples right from the headlines. Current applications, many using real data, are incorporated in numerous forms throughout the books, preparing students for success in their professional careers. With these latest editions, students will find new ways to help them learn the material, such as WarmUp Exercises and added “help text” within examples.
MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the texts in this series to engage students and improve results. MyMathLab includes assignable algorithmic exercises, the complete eBook, tutorial videos, interactive figures, tools for remediation, and more.
Hear how author Nathan Ritchey's experience in the classroom influenced the development of both the texts and the technology.
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Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications, 10th Edition
Lial, Greenwell & Ritchey ©2016
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Finite Mathematics, 11th Edition
Lial, Greenwell & Ritchey ©2016
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Calculus with Applications, 11th Edition
Lial, Greenwell & Ritchey ©2016
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Calculus with Applications, Brief Version, 11th Edition
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Features
Applications
Applications use real data from articles in newspapers, journals, and websites. These relevant examples and exercises help students learn how the mathematics is applied to their field of study, immediately addressing the question, “Why are we learning this?”.
 'Apply It' opens most sections with a provocative, realworld oriented question that is addressed in the exposition and exercises.
 Extended Applications appear at the end of all chapters to stimulate student interest, foster indepth learning, and Group Projects.
 An Index of Applications provides instructors and students with an overview of the types of applications throughout the book.
 Within MyMathLab, MathTalk Videos for calculus feature realworld applications of key concepts and can be used as lecturestarters or within assignments.
Help for Gaps in Prerequisite Skills
Algebra diagnostic and review material is available in the text and in MyMathLab for students who need to strengthen their basic skills.
 A Prerequisite Skills Diagnostic Test at the beginning of the text provides a convenient way to assess strengths and weaknesses. Solutions at the back of the book direct students to the appropriate algebra remediation sections within the text.
 An Algebra review chapter is provided at the beginning of the text, allowing students to brush up on their algebra skills.
 NEW  WarmUp exercises at the beginning of most sections give students a chance to refresh the key prerequisite skills needed for the section’s exercises.
 “Help text” annotations, set in small blue type, appear next to the steps within workedout examples and provide an additional aid for students with weaker algebra skills.
 NEW  Within MyMathLab, the available Integrated Review course contains preassigned diagnostic and remediation resources for key prerequisite skills. Remediation is personalized to just those skills that a student has not mastered.
Exercises
Diverse Exercise sets show how math is used in students’ major courses of study—business, life science, and social sciences. Exercises address basic skills and build conceptual understanding through a variety of exercise types:
 Connection exercises integrate topics/concepts from different sections.
 Writing exercises provide students with an opportunity to write about important mathematical ideas.
 Technology exercises explore concepts using a graphing calculator or spreadsheet.
 Concept Check exercises in the Chapter Reviews help students verify their understanding of important topics.
 NEW  Within MyMathLab, new Setup & Solve exercises require students to show their work as part of solving problems, which mirrors what they are required to do on tests.
 NEW  Within MyMathLab, the new Conceptual Question Library for calculus contains exercises that assess understanding of concepts and applications.
Calculator and Excel Coverage
Technology is integrated but optional. The text allows for the utilization of graphing calculators and spreadsheets. All technology is clearly labeled and can be omitted as needed.
 Excel® spreadsheets are included in examples and exercises where appropriate, allowing students to work problems that closely relate to reallife and business situations.
 Graphing Calculator discussions are included in many examples, but are not essential for understanding the text.
 NEW  Graphing calculator screens have been updated to reflect the TI84 Plus C, which features a higherresolution color screen.
 Technology Notes, covering graphing calculators or Microsoft Excel, are clearly labeled to make it easier for instructors to use this material (or not).
 NEW  Within MyMathLab, Calculator Videos within exercises for finite math provide support for students as they use a graphing calculator. These videos can be hidden at the discretion of the instructor.
 Graphing Calculator and Excel Spreadsheet Manuals (available online) provide specific instructions for utilizing these technologies in the course.
Contents
Follow the links below to each title's catalog page to view its table of contents. There, you'll gain a better understanding of each textbook's organization and the topics covered in each chapter.
Finite Mathematics, 11/e
Calculus with Applications, 11/e
Calculus with Applications, Brief Version, 11/e
Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications, 10/e
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MyMathLab
Personalize learning with MyMathLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the texts in this series to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.
More Options for Homework and Assessment.
More Options for Homework and Assessment
MyMathLab contains thousands of exercises that mirror those in the text, most of them algorithmic so they can regenerate for unlimited practice. This edition contains even more exercises than before. It also contains exercises and exercise types not found in the text:
 Additional Review Topic exercises address prerequisite skills
 Assessment exercises are replicated from TestGen software
 NEW  Setup & Solve exercises require students to show their work as part of solving problems, better mirroring what they are required to do on tests
 Interactive Figure exercises require manipulation of interactive figures
 NEW  MathTalk Video exercises for calculus accompany the applicationsoriented videos
 NEW  The Conceptual Question Library for calculus contains exercises that assess understanding of concepts and applications
Personalized Help for Gaps in Prerequisite Skills
An Integrated Review version of the MyMathLab course contains preassigned diagnostic and remediation resources for key prerequisite skills. Take remediation outside of class! Skills Check Quizzes help diagnose gaps in skills prior to each chapter. MyMathLab then provides personalized help for just the needed skills to prepare them for the upcoming coursework.
Visualizing Key Concepts
NEW  Interactive Figures help students visualize key concepts.Assignable Interactive Figure Exercises allow you to make the figures a part of homework assignments. These new interactive figures are created in HTML5 so they are accessible on most mobile devices and computer platforms.
Motivating Students through Relevance
MathTalk Videos help motivate students by pointing out relevant connections to their majors, especially in business. The videos feature Andrea Young from Ripon College (WI), a dynamic math professor (and actor!). The videos can be used as lecture starters or as part of homework assignments (in regular, online, or flipped classes).
Motivating Students through Relevance.
Enhanced Video Support
The videos for this edition have been greatly expanded over the previous edition.
 Fulllength lecture videos are now augmented by shorter introductory and examplebased videos.
 MathTalk videos show realworld applications.
 Calculator videos for finite math show how the graphing calculator can be used to solve specific types of problems.
 The Guide to VideoBased Assessment shows which exercises may be assigned with specific videosa great tool for flipped classrooms or online classes.
Engage students effectively with personalized content and tools.
Sample Chapters
Chapter 3 and Chapter 5 are available for download as sample chapters in PDF format. You'll need Acrobat Reader to view the chapters.
This material is protected under all copyright laws, as they currently exist. No portion of this material may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.
The Authors
Marge Lial (late) was always interested in math; it was her favorite subject in the first grade! Marge's intense desire to educate both her students and herself has inspired the writing of numerous bestselling textbooks.
Marge, who received bachelor's and master's degrees from California State University at Sacramento, was affiliated with American River College. An avid reader and traveler, her travel experiences often found their way into her books as applications, exercise sets, and feature sets. Her interest in archeology lead to trips to various digs and ruin sites, producing some fascinating problems for her textbooks involving such topics as the building of Mayan pyramids and the acoustics of ancient ball courts in the Yucatan.
Raymond N. Greenwell earned a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics from the University of San Diego, and an M.S. in Statistics, an M.S. in Applied Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University, where he earned the graduate student teaching award in 1979.
After teaching at Albion College in Michigan for four years, he moved to Hofstra University in 1983, where he currently is Professor of Mathematics. Raymond has published articles on fluid mechanics, mathematical biology, genetic algorithms, combinatorics, statistics, and undergraduate mathematics education. He is a member of MAA, AMS, SIAM, NCTM, and AMATYC. He has served as governor of the Metropolitan New York Section of the MAA, as well as webmaster and liaison coordinator, and he received a distinguished service award from the Section in 2003. He is an outdoor enthusiast and leads trips in the Sierra Club’s Inner City Outings program.
Nathan P. Ritchey earned a B.A. in Mathematics with a minor in Music from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, as well as an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.
He is former chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Youngstown State University and is currently serving as the dean of the College of Science and Health Professions at Edinboro University. He has published articles in economics, honors education, medicine, mathematics, operations research, and student recruitment. Nate is a Consultant/Evaluator for the North Central Association's Higher Learning Commission and regularly participates in program evaluations.In recognition of his numerous activities, Nate has received the Distinguished Professor Award for University Service, the Youngstown Vindicator's "People Who Make a Difference Award," the Watson Merit Award for Department Chairs, the Spirit in Education Award from the SunTex corporation, and the Provost's Merit Award for significant contributions to the Honors Program.
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