The Everything Guide to Calculus 1: A step-by-step guide to the basics of calculus - in plain English!

The Everything Guide to Calculus 1: A step-by-step guide to the basics of calculus - in plain English!

by Greg Hill
     
 

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Calculus is the basis of all advanced science and math. But it can be very intimidating, especially if you're learning it for the first time! If finding derivatives or understanding integrals has you stumped, this book can guide you through it. This indispensable resource offers hundreds of practice exercises and covers all the key concepts of calculus,

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Overview

Calculus is the basis of all advanced science and math. But it can be very intimidating, especially if you're learning it for the first time! If finding derivatives or understanding integrals has you stumped, this book can guide you through it. This indispensable resource offers hundreds of practice exercises and covers all the key concepts of calculus, including:

  • Limits of a function
  • Derivatives of a function
  • Monomials and polynomials
  • Calculating maxima and minima
  • Logarithmic differentials
  • Integrals
  • Finding the volume of irregularly shaped objects
By breaking down challenging concepts and presenting clear explanations, you'll solidify your knowledge base--and face calculus without fear!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440506291
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
07/18/2011
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Greg Hill has more than twenty-five years of experience teaching AP Calculus and other advanced math classes. He is a two-time Illinois state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, and is a member of the Illinois and National Councils of Teachers of Mathematics. Hill has been a College Board consultant and AP Calculus exam grader for the past ten years. He currently teaches at Hinsdale Central High School, and also conducts day- and week-long professional development seminars for AP Calculus teachers. He is the author of CLEP Calculus, a test prep book for the College Board's College Level Entrance Exam.

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