Calculus: A Short Course

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This clearly written, well-illustrated text makes calculus understandable even for the rank beginner. It is geared toward undergraduate business and social science students rather than math majors; the only background necessary is high-school level algebra and a little familiarity with analytic geometry. Topics include sets, functions, and graphs; limits and continuity; special functions; the derivative and its uses; the definite integral and further methods and applications of integration; and the functions of ...

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Overview

This clearly written, well-illustrated text makes calculus understandable even for the rank beginner. It is geared toward undergraduate business and social science students rather than math majors; the only background necessary is high-school level algebra and a little familiarity with analytic geometry. Topics include sets, functions, and graphs; limits and continuity; special functions; the derivative and its uses; the definite integral and further methods and applications of integration; and the functions of several variables. User-friendly features include reviews at the end of each chapter and exercises on different levels; answers to more than half of the problems appear in the appendix. 1972 edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486438238
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/13/2004
  • Series: Dover Books on Mathematics Series
  • Edition description: Unabridged Republication
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,428,610
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Sets, Functions and Graphs
2. Limits and Continuity
3. Some Special Functions
4. The Derivative
5. Some Uses of the Derivative
6. The Definite Integral
7. Further Methods and Applications of Integration
8. Functions of Several Variables
Appendix
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
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