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Calculus Demystified (Demystified)

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Hard stuff made easy Your practical, self-paced guide to calculus.

Fully revised and updated, Calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is the curriculum-based tutorial for anyone overwhelmed by this complex mathematics subject. The book helps you gain a more intuitive understanding of both differential and integral calculus. An experienced teacher and author of more than 30 books puts all the math background you need inside and uses practical examples and worked problems with solutions to make everything clear.

Calculus DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition Provides chapter-opening objectives to give you insight into what you're going to learn in each step Includes detailed examples with in-depth explanations of how to arrive at the solution Features an intensive focus on word problems and fractions Contains questions at the end of every chapter reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Concludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment

Step-by-step coverage:

Basics; Foundations of Calculus; Applications of the Derivative; The Integral; Indeterminate Forms; Transcendental Functions; Methods of Integration; Applications of the Integral

Synopsis:

Calculate this: learning CALCULUS just got a whole lot easier

Stumped trying to understand calculus? Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, will help you master this essential mathematical subject.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering the basics--number systems, coordinates, sets, and functions. You'll move on to limits, derivatives, integrals, and indeterminate forms. Transcendental functions, methods of integration, and applications of the integral are also covered. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

It's a no-brainer You'll get: Applications of the derivative and the integral Rules of integration Coverage of improper integrals An explanation of calculus with logarithmic and exponential functions Details on calculation of work, averages, arc length, and surface area

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, is one book you won't want to function without

About the Author

Author Information

Steven G. Krantz is Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Washington University in St. Louis. An award-winning teacher and author, Dr. Krantz has written more than 30 books on mathematics, including How to Teach Mathematics, Calculus Demystified, and Differential Equations Demystified. He is the former Deputy Director at the American Institute of Mathematics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Basics; Chapter 2. Foundations of Calculus; Chapter 3. Applications of the Derivative; Chapter 4. The Integral; Chapter 5. Indeterminate Forms; Chapter 6. Transcendental Functions; Chapter 7. Methods of Integration; Chapter 8. Applications of the Integral

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071743631
Author:
Krantz, Steven G.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
Krantz Steven
Subject:
Calculus
Subject:
Mathematics-Calculus
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
November 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.250 x 7.375 in

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Product details 400 pages McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing - English 9780071743631 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Calculate this: learning CALCULUS just got a whole lot easier

Stumped trying to understand calculus? Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, will help you master this essential mathematical subject.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering the basics--number systems, coordinates, sets, and functions. You'll move on to limits, derivatives, integrals, and indeterminate forms. Transcendental functions, methods of integration, and applications of the integral are also covered. Clear examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

It's a no-brainer You'll get: Applications of the derivative and the integral Rules of integration Coverage of improper integrals An explanation of calculus with logarithmic and exponential functions Details on calculation of work, averages, arc length, and surface area

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Calculus Demystified, Second Edition, is one book you won't want to function without

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