Calculus For Dummies

Calculus For Dummies

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by Mark Ryan
     
 

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Learn to:

  • Master differentiation and integration
  • Use the calculus microscope: limits
  • Analyze common functions
  • Score your highest in Calculus

Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide

This hands-on, friendly guide makes calculus manageable—even if it makes you sweat! It

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Master differentiation and integration
  • Use the calculus microscope: limits
  • Analyze common functions
  • Score your highest in Calculus

Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide

This hands-on, friendly guide makes calculus manageable—even if it makes you sweat! It leads you step-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the "how" and "why" in plain English. Through detailed instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be!

  • A quick overview of calculus — get an easy-to-follow introduction to calculus and make sense of the two big ideas of the subject: differentiation and integration
  • Power through the prerequisites — warm up to calculus with reviews of pre-algebra and algebra, geometry, functions and their graphs, and trigonometry
  • The sky's the limit — find the lowdown on limits and continuity and take a stab at evaluating limits
  • Go off on a tangent — discover the deal with differentiation orientation, differentiation rules, differentiation and the shape of curves, and differentiation problems
  • To infinity and back — get a handle on integration and infinite series, from using the integral to solve problems to taming the infinite with improper integrals

Open the book and find:

  • Easily digestible explanations of key calculus concepts
  • The rules, definitions, and formulas you need to know
  • Clever shortcuts and real-world examples
  • Why calculus works
  • The logic underlying the calculus ideas
  • How to use differentiation to solve problems
  • Integration techniques and how to approximate area
  • Ten calculus tips to remember

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118791295
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/30/2014
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
43,793
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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