Author(s): Margaret L. Lial, Thomas W. Hungerford, John P. Holcomb, Bernadette MullinsDifference between 11th and 10th editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes. |

**Key differences between 11th and 10th editions**

- Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2014 vs 2010).
- For the first time Lial's book was published in 1974.
- The updated Eleventh Ed. consists of 14 chapters as before, but the number of pages has been decreased by 72.
- About 22% of the 646 examples in the text are new or updated with the latest data.
- Graphing calculator screen shots illustrate the TI-84+C -- the latest Texas Instruments calculator.
- Two diagnostic tests -- "Prerequisite Skills Test" and "Calculus Readiness Test" -- are provided just prior to Chapter 1 to assists students with weak algebra skills.
- In the previous 10th edition there were two separate sections 3.4 "Quadratic Functions" and 3.5 "Applications of Quadratic Functions". These two sections have been consolidated into one section 3.4 "Quadratic Functions and Applications".
- Two new sections 12.4 "Implicit Differentiation" and 12.5 "Related Rates". Examples and exercises in these new sections include applications to business, such as the rate of change of the number of employees and the revenue of a corporation.
- Two completely new case studies:
- Case Study 4 Gapminder.org
- Case Study 10 Standard Deviation as a Measure of Risk

Mathematics with Applications In the Management, Natural and Social Sciences

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