The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus, 2nd Edition

  • W. Michael Kelley
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  • ISBN-10: 143621548X
  • ISBN-13: 9781436215480
  • DDC: 515
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Students no longer have anything to fear: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus, Second Edition is here. Like its predecessor, it was created with an audience of students working toward a non-science related degree in mind. A non-intimidating, easy-to-understand textbook companion, this new edition has more explanatory graphs and illustrations and double the number of practice problems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: The Roots of Calculus.
2: What is Calculus, Anyway?.
3: Polish up Your Algebra Skills.
4: Equations, Relations, and Functions, Oh My!.
5: Trigonometry: Last Stop before Calculus.
6: Laying the Foundation for Calculus.
7: Take It to the Limit.
8: Evaluating Limits Numerically.
9: Continuity.
10: The Difference Quotient.
11: The Derivative.
12: Laying Down the Law for Derivatives.
13: Common Differentiation Tasks.
14: Using Derivatives to Graph.
15: Derivatives and Motion.
16: Common Derivative Applications.
17: The Integral.
18: Approximating Area.
19: Antiderivatives.
20: Applications of the Fundamental Theorem.
21: Integration Tips for Fractions.
22: Advanced Integration Methods.
23: Applications of Integration.
24: Differential Equations, Sequences, Series, and Salutations.
25: Differential Equations.
26: Visualizing Differential Equations.
27: Sequences and Series.
28: Infinite Series Convergence Tests.
29: Special Series.
30: Final Exam.
31: Appendix A: Solutions to “You’ve Got Problems”.
Appendix B: Glossary.