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 W.P. Webber, L.C. Plant - John Wiley & sons
The present text is the result of several years of study and trial in the classroom in an effort to make an introduction to college mathematics more effective and better suited to its place in a scheme of education under modern conditions of life.
This wikibook aims to be a quality calculus textbook through which users may master the discipline. Standard topics such as limits, differentiation and integration are covered as well as sequences and series, multivariable and differential calculus.
by William V. Smith - Brigham Young University
Here is a free online calculus course. This is essentially an ordinary text, but you can read it online. There are lots of exercises and examples. The text is rigorous. We do calculus in both one and two variables at the same time.
by Gilbert Strang - Wellsley Cambridge Press
The book covers all the material of single and multivariable calculus that is normally in a three semester course for science, mathematics, and engineering students. The style is less formal and more personal than the typical text.