Calculus for the Ambitious

Calculus for the Ambitious

by T. W. Korner

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ISBN-13: 9781107686748
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2014
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

T. W. Körner is Professor of Fourier Analysis in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge. His previous books include The Pleasures of Counting and Fourier Analysis.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Preliminary ideas; 2. The integral; 3. Functions, old and new; 4. Falling bodies; 5. Compound interest and horse kicks; 6. Taylor's theorem; 7. Approximations, good and bad; 8. Hills and dales; 9. Differential equations via computers; 10. Paradise lost; 11. Paradise regained; Bibliography; Index.

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