Difference Equations to Differential Equations - An introduction to calculus
by Dan Sloughter
Number of pages: 599
The study of calculus begins with questions about change. What happens to the velocity of a swinging pendulum as its position changes? What happens to the position of a planet as time changes? What happens to a population of owls as its rate of reproduction changes? Mathematically, one is interested in learning to what extent changes in one quantity affect the value of another related quantity. Through the study of the way in which quantities change we are able to understand more deeply the relationships between the quantities themselves.
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by K.D. Stroyan - Academic Press, Inc.
This is a fresh look at the foundations of calculus. The book will be useful reference for students who like the 'theorem - proof' approach to calculus, these proofs are completely rigorous in the sense of modern mathematics.
by H. Jerome Keisler - University of Wisconsin
This monograph is a companion to 'Elementary Calculus'. It can be used as a quick introduction to the infinitesimal approach to calculus for mathematicians, as background material for instructors, or as a text for an undergraduate seminar.
by Thomas I. Vogel
The intuition is useful in dealing with simple examples, but can be a hindrance to deeper understanding of the basic concepts of mathematical analysis. The point of this text is to challenge and refine the intuition of better calculus students.
by Wilfred Kaplan, Donald J. Lewis - University of Michigan Library
The first volume covers vectors in the plane and one-variable calculus. The two volumes provide material for a freshman-sophomore course in calculus in which linear algebra is gradually introduced and blended with the calculus.