Calculus Essentials For Dummies

Calculus Essentials For Dummies

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by Mark Ryan
     
 

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Just the key concepts you need to score high in calculus

From limits and differentiation to related rates and integration, this practical, friendly guide provides clear explanations of the core concepts you need to take your calculus skills to the next level. It's perfect for cramming, homework help, or review.

  • Test the limits (and continuity)

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Just the key concepts you need to score high in calculus

From limits and differentiation to related rates and integration, this practical, friendly guide provides clear explanations of the core concepts you need to take your calculus skills to the next level. It's perfect for cramming, homework help, or review.

  • Test the limits (and continuity) — get the low-down on limits and continuity as they relate to critical concepts in calculus
  • Ride the slippery slope — understand how differ-entiation works, from finding the slope of a curve to making the rate-slope connection
  • Integrate yourself — discover how integration and area approximation are used to solve a bevy of calculus problems
  • Work it out — arm yourself with the problem-solving skills you need to crack calculus code, from using the integral to analyzing arc length, and everything in between

Open the book and find:

  • What calculus is and why it works
  • Differentiation rules
  • Integration techniques you'll need to know
  • The fundamental theorem of calculus (and why it works)
  • Optimization problems
  • How to calculate volumes of unusual solids
  • How to work with linear approximation
  • Real-world examples of calculus

Learn to:

  • Exactly what you need to know to conquer calculus
  • The "must-know" formulas and equations
  • Core calculus topics in quick, focused lessons

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470618356
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
506,343
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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