Author(s): George B. Thomas Jr., Maurice D. Weir, Joel R. HassDifference between 13th and 12th editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes. |

**Key differences between 13th and 12th editions**

- Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2013 vs 2009).
- The material in the Thirteenth Edition of Thomas'
*Calculus: ET, Single Variable*is covered in 11 chapters as in the Eleventh Edition. - Two new sections:
- Section 8.1 "Using Basic Integration Formulas" reviews basic integration formulas and the Substitution Rules combined with algebraic methods and trigonometric identities.
- Section 8.10 "Probability" as an application of improper integrals to making predictions for probabilistic models, with a wide range of applications in business and sciences.
- Presentation of absolute convergence before considering the Ratio and Root Tests for convergence of a series, which allows the tests to be stated in their stronger forms (Theorems 13 and 14, Section 10.5).
- Updated and new art with additional tables.
- New examples, including:
- Predicting the rise in college tuition costs
- Predicting the decline in tuberculosis death rates
- Minimizing production costs
- Integration by parts
- Log formula for the inverse hyperbolic sine function
- Using the Integral Test
- Finding the perimeter of an ellipse
- Testing multivariable critical points in an exponential function

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