The Calculus for Beginners
by John William Mercer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1914
Number of pages: 470
The author has been guided by the conviction that it is much more important for the beginner to understand clearly what the processes of the Calculus mean, and what it can do for him, than to acquire facility in performing its operations or a wide acquaintance with them.
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by Christopher Cooper - Macquarie University
This is an introductory course on calculus for those who haven't studied it before. It emphasizes the concepts rather more than the technicalities and contains many examples and illustrations. It's particularly suitable for economics students.
by Robert Ghrist - University of Pennsylvania
This text is meant to be read and enjoyed. It assumes you've seen some Calculus before: you know what to do (differentiate / integrate) and how to do it, but you don't know what it really means -- like everything else in life ...
by William Anthony Granville - Ginn
Variables and functions, theory of limits, differentiation, rules for differentiating standard elementary form, successive differentiation, maxima and minima, differentials, rates, curvature, theorem of mean value, partial differentiation, etc.
by Matt Boelkins - Grand Valley State University
Where many texts present a general theory of calculus followed by substantial collections of worked examples, we instead pose problems or situations, consider possibilities, and then ask students to investigate and explore.