Learning Basic Calculus

Learning Basic Calculus

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This is an introductory text developed by the author. It develops calculus as well as the necessary trigonometry and analytic geometry, from within the relevant historical context. The notation is modern, and the material is selected to cover the basics of the subject, with special emphasis placed on pedagogy and the use of the historical context to develop additional understanding of how topics evolved, and broad applications are clearly illustrated. Exercises help the reader develop a clear understanding of the topics.The commonly used American system is as follows: Length: 1 foot, 5280 feet = 1 mile. ... How many pounds does a mass of 1 slug weigh on the surface of the Earth? Again ... Assume that such a tower has been constructed on the Moon.

Title:Learning Basic Calculus
Author:Alexander Hahn
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1998


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