# Multivariable Calculus,11th Edition

#### Ron Larson, Bruce H. Edwards

ISBN-13: 9781337275378
480 pages | List Price: USD \$312.95

Larson/Edwards’ CALCULUS, 11th Edition, expertly combines the printed textbook and technology to deliver everything you need to master the material and pass the class. Stepped-out solution videos with instruction are available at CalcView.com for selected exercises throughout the text, and the website CalcChat.com presents free solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text. WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional solution that puts powerful tools in your hands, enabling you to deploy assignments, add your own content, instantly assess individual student and class performance, and and help your students master course concepts.

11. VECTORS AND THE GEOMETRY OF SPACE.
Vectors in the Plane. Space Coordinates and Vectors in Space. The Dot Product of Two Vectors. The Cross Product of Two Vectors in Space. Lines and Planes in Space. Section Project: Distances in Space. Surfaces in Space. Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving.
12. VECTOR-VALUED FUNCTIONS.
Vector-Valued Functions. Section Project: Witch of Agnesi. Differentiation and Integration of Vector-Valued Functions. Velocity and Acceleration. Tangent Vectors and Normal Vectors. Arc Length and Curvature. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving.
13. FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES.
Introduction to Functions of Several Variables. Limits and Continuity. Partial Derivatives. Differentials. Chain Rules for Functions of Several Variables. Directional Derivatives and Gradients. Tangent Planes and Normal Lines. Section Project: Wildflowers. Extrema of Functions of Two Variables. Applications of Extrema of Functions of Two Variables. Section Project: Building a Pipeline. Lagrange Multipliers. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving.
14. MULTIPLE INTEGRATION.
Iterated Integrals and Area in the Plane. Double Integrals and Volume. Change of Variables: Polar Coordinates. Center of Mass and Moments of Inertia. Section Project: Center of Pressure on a Sail. Surface Area. Section Project: Surface Area in Polar Coordinates. Triple Integrals and Applications. Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Section Project: Wrinkled and Bumpy Spheres. Change of Variables: Jacobians. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving.
15. VECTOR ANALYSIS.
Vector Fields. Line Integrals. Conservative Vector Fields and Independence of Path. Green's Theorem. Section Project: Hyperbolic and Trigonometric Functions. Parametric Surfaces. Surface Integrals. Section Project: Hyperboloid of One Sheet. Divergence Theorem. Stokes' Theorem. Review Exercises. Section Project: The Planimeter. P.S. Problem Solving.
16. SECOND ORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS.
Exact First-Order Equations. Second-Order Homogeneous Linear Equations. Second-Order Nonhomogeneous Linear Equations. Section Project: Parachute Jump. Series Solutions of Differential Equations. Review Exercises. P.S. Problem Solving.
APPENDIX.
A. Proofs of Selected Theorems.
B. Integration Tables.
C. Precalculus Review (Web).
C.1. Real Numbers and the Real Number Line.
C.2. The Cartesian Plane.
D. Rotation and the General Second-Degree Equation (Web).
E. Complex Numbers (Web).
F. Business and Economic Applications (Web).
G. Fitting Models to Data (Web).

• Ron Larson

Dr. Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored more than 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson has also written numerous acclaimed textbooks, including the best-selling Calculus Series published by Cengage. He is the recipient of the 2017 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2018 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS and the 2017 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS. He also received the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS -- a complete text on CD-ROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the internet.

• Bruce H. Edwards

Dr. Bruce H. Edwards is professor of mathematics at the University of Florida. Dr. Edwards received his B.S. in mathematics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in mathematics from Dartmouth College. He taught mathematics at a university near Bogotá, Colombia, as a Peace Corps volunteer. While teaching at the University of Florida, Dr. Edwards has received many teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Council Teacher of the Year and the University of Florida Honors Program Teacher of the Year. He was recognized by the Office of Alumni Affairs as the Distinguished Alumni Professor for 1991-1993. Dr. Edwards has taught a variety of mathematics courses at the University of Florida, from first-year calculus to graduate-level classes in algebra and numerical analysis. He is also a frequent speaker at research conferences and meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has co-authored a wide range of award-winning mathematics textbooks with Dr. Ron Larson.

• Stepped-out solution videos with instruction are available at CalcView.com for selected exercises throughout the text. The selected textbook exercises will have a QR code next to the exercise number for easy access via a smart phone.

• More conceptual exercises have been added to help students better understand the concepts being taught in each section.

• The Section Projects have been carefully and extensively examined to ensure they are rigorous and relevant. The authors have added and revised a number of these projects.

• WEBASSIGN: MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS, Eleventh Edition, is the powerful online homework and course management system that engages students in learning the math. WebAssign includes new end-of-chapter exercises, animated simulations, and pre-built assignments vetted by trusted subject matter experts along with robust course, section, assignment, and question settings and online testing to help instructors foster a deeper understanding of course concepts.

• The How Do You See It? exercise in each section presents a problem that students solve by visual inspection using the concepts learned in the lesson.

• Remarks - These hints and tips can be used to reinforce or expand upon concepts, help students learn how to study mathematics, caution them against common errors, address special cases, or show alternative or additional steps to a solution of an example.

• Exercise Sets - The exercise sets have been carefully and extensively examined to ensure they are rigorous, relevant, and cover all topics suggested by our users. Multi-step, real-life exercises reinforce problem-solving skills and mastery of concepts by giving students the opportunity to apply the concepts in real-life situations. Putnam Exam questions push the limits of students’ understanding of calculus. Graphing technology exercises for students make use of a graphing utility to help find solutions.

• Graded Homework Exercises - Online homework and tests are evaluated using powerful Maple software to ensure mathematical accuracy. Instructors control point values, weighting grades, and whether or not an item is graded. An electronic gradebook helps instructors manage course information easily and can be exported to other files, such as Excel.

• LarsonCalculus.com – The authors created a free website offering many valuable resources, including Proof Videos (watch co-author Bruce Edwards present theorems and explain their proofs); Calculus Videos (watch Dana Mosely explain concepts of calculus); Interactive Examples (explore examples using Wolfram’s free CDF player, plug-in required); Rotatable Graphs (view and rotate three-dimensional graphs using Wolfram’s free CDF player).

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