Conversational Calculus, Preliminary Edition, Volume 1 / Edition 1

Conversational Calculus, Preliminary Edition, Volume 1 / Edition 1

by David Cohen, James Henle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201199130

ISBN-13: 9780201199130

Pub. Date: 01/23/1997

Publisher: Pearson Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201199130
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/23/1997
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Words.
Rates.
Change.

Pictures.
Picturing Rates.
Picturing Change.
Picturing Rates and Change.
Conversation: Looking for the Best.
Conversation: Expecting the Worst.

Numbers.
Calculating Rates.
Calculating Change.
Conversation: Growth and Decay.
Conversation: Paying Back Your Student Loan.

Functions.
Rate as a Function.
Change as a Function.
Inverse Functions.
Conversation: Exact Answers.
Conversation: Baking Bread.

Formulas.
Formulas for Rates.
Formulas for Change.
Conversation: Glottochronology.
Conversation: If Curves Were Straight.

Conversations "Boston Mystery--Found Dead."
Chaos.
Discrete vs.Continuous.
Do Derivatives Exist?
The Error in Euler.
Fractals.
The Gentle Rain from Heaven.
How Archimedes Did It.
How Old Is the Shroud of Turin?
An Intelligent Beam of Light.
Just Noticeable Difference.
Making the Most Money.
A Murder of Quantity.
Ozone.
Tangents and Areas.
Why?
Appendixes.
Algebra and Geometry in One Page.
Trigonometry in One Page.
Calculus in Two Pages.
Answers, Notes, and Hints.

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