Synopses & Reviews
Student tested and approved!If you suffer from math anxiety, then sign up for private tutoring with Bob Miller! Do logarithms, sines, and cosines leave you in a cold sweat? Vectors and derivatives send stress signals to your brain? If so, then you are like the many thousands of studentsstudents of all ages, all levelswho are anxious trying to master math. Particularly calculus. Luckily, there is a cure: Bob Miller's Calc for the Clueless! Like the teacher you always wished you had (but never thought existed), Bob Miller brings a combination of knowledge, empathy and fun to this often troubling subject. He breaks down the learning process in an easy, nontechnical way and builds it up again using his own unique methods. "Basically, the Clueless books are my notes. Exactly the way I teach: friendly, clear...with some humor and plenty of emotion!" Meant to bridge the gap between the student, the textbook, and the teacher, Calc for the Cluless is packed with all the information you need to conquer calc.
New for this second edition of Calc I are:
- Anxiety-reducing features on every page
- Quick-take methods that fit short study sessions (and short attention spans)
- More word problems
- Additional curve sketching problems plus added insights
- More complete explanation of the ellipse and hyperbola
- More detail on the integral theorems, with average value theorem added
- Plus, a new section on numerical approximation: Newton's method, trapezoidal method, parabolic method
- And more!
"I am always delighted when a student tells me that he or she hated math...but taking a class with me has made math understandable...even enjoyable." Now it's your turn. Sharpen your #2 pencils and let Bob Miller show you how to never be clueless again!
Synopsis
The first calc study guides that really give students a clue.Bob Miller's student-friendly Calc for the Clueless features quickly-absorbed, fun-to-use information and help. Students will snap up Calc for the Clueless as they discover:
- Bob Miller's painless and proven techniques to learning Calculus
- Bob Miller's way of anticipating problems
- Anxiety-reducing features on every page
- Real-life examples that bring the math into focus
- Quick-take methods tht fit short study sessions (and short attention spans)
- The chance to have a life, rather than spend it trying to decipher calc!
About the Author
Bob Miller has been a lecturer in Mathematics at City College in New York for nearly 30 years. He received his degrees from Brooklyn Polytechnic, and has taught at Westfield State College, Massachusetts, Rutgers, and City College of New York. His main goal is to make the study of mathematics easier and more enjoyable for today's students.
Table of Contents
The Beginning--Limits.The Basics.Curve Sketching Made Easy.Word Problems Made Easy...Well, Less Difficult.Integral Applications.Odds and Ends.