Concepts & Contexts 4th edition

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Book Supplements

Miscellaneous resources for students and teachers.
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For Students and Instructors

Tools for Enriching Calculus On-line

Tools for Enriching Calculus—TEC—functions both as a powerful presentation tool for instructors, and as a tutorial environment in which students can explore and review selected topics. The simulation modules in TEC include audio explanations of the concept, along with exercises, examples, and instructions. TEC also contains Homework Hints for representative exercises from the text (indicated in blue in the text).

Click here for the Web Version of TEC

For Students

The following resources are available to enhance student learning and most are available separately for student purchase at CengageBrain. Instructors, please contact your sales representative if you would like information on packaging alternatives.

CalcLabs with Maple for Multivariable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560588 | ISBN-13:9780495560586

CalcLabs with Maple, Single Variable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560626 | ISBN-13:9780495560623

CalcLabs with Mathematica for Multivariable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495827223 | ISBN-13:9780495827221

CalcLabs with Mathematica, Single Variable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560634 | ISBN-13:9780495560630

Enhanced WebAssign Homework and eBook Printed Access Card for Multi Term Math and Science
ISBN-10:0538738073 | ISBN-13:9780538738071

This proven resource—which now includes a multi-media ebook— includes problems drawn from the text, as well as "Master It" tutorials, "Watch It" lecture videos, "Chat About It" online help, and "Read It" links to the e-book of your text.

Student Solutions Manual, Multivariable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560553 | ISBN-13:9780495560555

This manual includes worked-out solutions to every odd-numbered exercise in the multivariable chapters of the text.

Student Solutions Manual, Single Variable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560618 | ISBN-13:9780495560616

This manual includes worked out solutions to every odd-numbered exercise in the single variable chapters of the text.

Study Guide, Multivariable Calculus
ISBN-10:049556057X | ISBN-13:9780495560579

Study Guide, Single Variable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560642 | ISBN-13:9780495560647

For Instructors

The following complimentary resources are available to instructors only upon adoption of the text. (Some restrictions may apply). To request a review copy or for details on policies, please contact your sales representative or Academic Support at 800-423-0563.

Solution Builder
Instructors can access all the solutions for the textbook online and create their own custom solution sets to print or post on password-protected class websites. Visit to request access.

PowerLecture Instructor's Resource CD-ROM
ISBN-10:0495560499 | ISBN-13:9780495560494
Contains all the figures and photos from the text in JPEG and PowerPoint formats, ExamView testbank software, an electronic version of the Instructor's Guide, and pre-made PowerPoint lectures for each section of the text.

Instructor's Complete Solutions Manual, Multivariable Calculus
ISBN-10:0495560561 | ISBN-13:9780495560562

This manual contains the complete worked-out solutions for all the exercises in the text, in an easy-to-use online format.

Instructor's Complete Solutions Manual, Single Variable Calculus
ISBN-10:049556060X | ISBN-13:9780495560609

This manual contains the complete worked-out solutions for all the exercises in the text, in an easy-to-use online format.

Instructor's Guide
ISBN-10:0495560472 | ISBN-13:978-0495560470