Author: Augustus De Morgan
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
In this early textbook by mathematician Augustus De Morgan and first published in 1836, serious students of math will find useful lessons, explanations, and diagrams. Math and math textbooks of his time were found to be generally inaccessible to the public at large, so De Morgan, who believed that everyone should be educated in mathematics because it was so essential to science and modern life, relies on simple, straightforward, and easy-to-understand language, despite the depth of his topic. Among the areas covered here are: infinitely small quantities, infinite series, ratios of continuously increasing or decreasing quantities, and algebraical geometry.British mathematician Augustus De Morgan (1806-1871) invented the term mathematical induction. Among his many published works is Trigonometry and Double Algebra and A Budget of Paradoxes.
Author: Richard Courant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The classic introduction to the fundamentals of calculus Richard Courant's classic text Differential and Integral Calculus is an essential text for those preparing for a career in physics or applied math. Volume 1 introduces the foundational concepts of "function" and "limit", and offers detailed explanations that illustrate the "why" as well as the "how". Comprehensive coverage of the basics of integrals and differentials includes their applications as well as clearly-defined techniques and essential theorems. Multiple appendices provide supplementary explanation and author notes, as well as solutions and hints for all in-text problems.
Author: David J. Acheson
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Eine spannende Abhandlung zu ausgewählten Fragen der Mechanik quer durch die Jahrhunderte der Physik. Ohne großen mathematischen Ballast zeigt Acheson, wie hier die Infinitesimalrechnung - oder auch Calculus - den passenden Schlüssel zum Verständnis liefert. Das dynamische Verhalten der vorgestellten Systeme wird sowohl analytisch als auch mit Simulationen untersucht. Dazu werden QBasic-Programme verwendet, die so einfach sind, daß sie jeder leicht zum Laufen bringen und seinen Fragestellungen entsprechend anpassen kann. Der Inhalt wird durch historische Darstellungen der Mechanik und durch Bilder berühmter Physiker und Faksimiles ihrer Originaltexte bereichert. Das Buch für Studenten und Dozenten der Mathematik und Physik ist auch für interessierte Schüler der Oberstufe geeignet.
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Author: Roman Müller
Author: C.H.Jr. Edwards
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The calculus has served for three centuries as the principal quantitative language of Western science. In the course of its genesis and evolution some of the most fundamental problems of mathematics were first con fronted and, through the persistent labors of successive generations, finally resolved. Therefore, the historical development of the calculus holds a special interest for anyone who appreciates the value of a historical perspective in teaching, learning, and enjoying mathematics and its ap plications. My goal in writing this book was to present an account of this development that is accessible, not solely to students of the history of mathematics, but to the wider mathematical community for which my exposition is more specifically intended, including those who study, teach, and use calculus. The scope of this account can be delineated partly by comparison with previous works in the same general area. M. E. Baron's The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus (1969) provides an informative and reliable treat ment of the precalculus period up to, but not including (in any detail), the time of Newton and Leibniz, just when the interest and pace of the story begin to quicken and intensify. C. B. Boyer's well-known book (1949, 1959 reprint) met well the goals its author set for it, but it was more ap propriately titled in its original edition-The Concepts of the Calculus than in its reprinting.
Author: James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
James Stewart's CALCULUS texts are widely renowned for their mathematical precision and accuracy, clarity of exposition, and outstanding examples and problem sets. Millions of students worldwide have explored calculus through Stewart's trademark style, while instructors have turned to his approach time and time again. In the Seventh Edition of CALCULUS, Stewart continues to set the standard for the course while adding carefully revised content. The patient explanations, superb exercises, focus on problem solving, and carefully graded problem sets that have made Stewart's texts best-sellers continue to provide a strong foundation for the Seventh Edition. From the most unprepared student to the most mathematically gifted, Stewart's writing and presentation serve to enhance understanding and build confidence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
With Some of Its Applications to Mechanics and Astronomy
Author: William Guy Peck
Author: A.R. Vasishtha
Publisher: Krishna Prakashan Media
Problems and Solutions
Author: A. Ginzburg
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Ideal for self-instruction as well as for classroom use, this text improves understanding and problem-solving skills in analysis, analytic geometry, and higher algebra. Over 1,200 problems, with hints and complete solutions. 1963 edition.
Author: Ron Larson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Designed specifically for business, economics, or life/social sciences majors, CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, Ninth Edition, motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery. The book emphasizes integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Applied problems drawn from government sources, industry, current events, and other disciplines provide well-rounded examples and appeal to students' diverse interests. The Ninth Edition builds upon its applications emphasis through updated exercises and relevant examples. Pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--continue to provide extra guidance and practice. In addition, the text offers a strong support package--including Enhanced WebAssign and the book's website, CourseMate--that allows students to review the material independently and retain key concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Basic Concepts and Applications
Author: R. A. Rosenbaum,G. P. Johnson
Publisher: CUP Archive
Here is a textbook of intuitive calculus. The material is presented in a concrete setting with many examples and problems chosen from the social, physical, behavioural and life sciences. Chapters include core material and more advanced optional sections. The book begins with a review of algebra and graphing.
Author: Gudmund R. Iversen
This book offers an overview of the central ideas in calculus and gives examples of how calculus is used to translate many real-world phenomena into mathematical functions. Beginning with an explanation of the two major parts of calculus - differentiation and integration - Gudmund R Iversen illustrates how calculus is used in statistics: to distinguish between the mean and the median; to derive the least squares formulas for regression co-efficients; to find values of parameters from theoretical distributions; and to find a statistical p-value when using one of the continuous test variables such as the t-variable.
A Short Course
Author: Michael C. Gemignani
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Clearly written and well-illustrated, this text is geared toward undergraduate business and social science students. Topics include sets, functions, and graphs; limits and continuity; special functions; the derivative; the definite integral; and functions of several variables. Answers to more than half of the problems appear in the appendix. 1972 edition. Includes 142 figures.
Author: David Berlinski
Were it not for the calculus, mathematicians would have no way to describe the acceleration of a motorcycle or the effect of gravity on thrown balls and distant planets, or to prove that a man could cross a room and eventually touch the opposite wall. Just how calculus makes these things possible and in doing so finds a correspondence between real numbers and the real world is the subject of this dazzling book by a writer of extraordinary clarity and stylistic brio. Even as he initiates us into the mysteries of real numbers, functions, and limits, Berlinski explores the furthest implications of his subject, revealing how the calculus reconciles the precision of numbers with the fluidity of the changing universe. "An odd and tantalizing book by a writer who takes immense pleasure in this great mathematical tool, and tries to create it in others."--New York Times Book Review From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: James Hann
Category: Calculus, Integral
Author: BarCharts Inc
QuickStudy Bookletss cover the key information on some of the toughest subjects today, helping students boost their grades. The QuickStudy Calculus booklet contains 144 full-color pages and includes: Functions, limits, formulas, integrals and much more! It measures 4.25" x 7.5," small enough to fit in a pocket.
Author: Ron Larson,Bruce H. Edwards
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The Larson CALCULUS program has a long history of innovation in the calculus market. It has been widely praised by a generation of students and professors for its solid and effective pedagogy that addresses the needs of a broad range of teaching and learning styles and environments. Each title is just one component in a comprehensive calculus course program that carefully integrates and coordinates print, media, and technology products for successful teaching and learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.