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Calculus hasn't changed, but readers have. Today's readers have been raised on immediacy and the desire for relevance, and they come to calculus with varied mathematical backgrounds. Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Twelfth Edition, helps readers successfully generalize and apply the key ideas of calculus through clear and precise explanations, clean design, thoughtfully chosen examples, and superior exercise sets. Thomas offers the right mix of basic, conceptual, and challenging exercises, along with meaningful applications. This significant revision features more examples, more mid-level exercises, more figures, improved conceptual flow, and MyMathLab(R), the best in technology for learning and teaching. KEY TOPICS: Functions; Limits and Derivatives; Differentiation; Applications of Derivatives; Integration; Applications of Definite Integrals; Integrals and Transcendental Functions; Techniques of Integration; First-Order Differential Equations; Infinite Sequences and Series; Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates; Vectors and the Geometry of Space; Partial Derivatives; Multiple Integrals; Integration in Vector Fields; Second-Order Differential Equations MARKET: For all readers interested in Calculus.