2. Calculus

  1. Paolo Brandimarte

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch2

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

How to Cite

Brandimarte, P. (2011) Calculus, in Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470496343

Online ISBN: 9781118023525

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Keywords:

  • calculus;
  • real numbers;
  • integer numbers;
  • permutations and combinations;
  • linear functions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Motivating Example: Economic Order Quantity

  • A Little Background

  • Functions

  • Continuous Functions

  • Composite Functions

  • Inverse Functions

  • Derivatives

  • Rules for Calculating Derivatives

  • Using Derivatives for Graphing Functions

  • Higher-Order Derivatives and Taylor Expansions

  • Convexity and Optimization

  • Sequences and Series

  • Definite Integrals