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 Virgil Snyder - Cornell University Library
The author made special effort to present the calculus in a simple and direct form. Easy applications of the calculus to maxima and minima, tangents and normals, inflexions, asymptotes, and curve tracing have been introduced.
by David Guichard - Lyryx
The book covers the standard Calculus I and II courses, with Calculus III under development. It is accessible to first year college and university students. The emphasis in this course is on problems -- doing calculations and story problems.
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 Samuel Keller - D. Van Nostrand Company
Much that is ordinarily included in treatises on Analytics and Calculus, has been omitted from this book, not because it was regarded as worthless, but because it was considered quite unnecessary for the student of engineering.