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Calculus : Easy Way

Calculus : Easy Way - 4th edition

Calculus : Easy Way - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780764129209

ISBN10: 0764129201

Calculus : Easy Way by Douglas Downing - ISBN 9780764129209
Edition: 4TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Published: 2006
International: No
Calculus : Easy Way by Douglas Downing - ISBN 9780764129209

ISBN13: 9780764129209

ISBN10: 0764129201

Edition: 4TH 06

Summary

This ingenious, user-friendly introduction to calculus recounts adventures that take place in the mythical land of Carmorra. As the story's narrator meets Carmorra's citizens, they confront a series of practical problems, and their method of working out solutions employs calculus. As readers follow their adventures, they are introduced to calculating derivatives; finding maximum and minimum points with derivatives; determining derivatives of trigonometric functions; discovering and using integrals; working with logarithms, exponential functions, vectors, and Taylor series; using differential equations; and much more. This introduction to calculus presents exercises at the end of each chapter and gives their answers at the back of the book. Step-by-step worksheets with answers are included in the chapters. Computers are used for numerical integration and other tasks. The book also includes graphs, charts, and whimsical line illustrations. Barron's Easy Way books focus on both practical and academic topics, presenting fundamental subject matter in clear, understandable language. Equally popular as self-teaching manuals and supplementary texts for classroom use, they are written to help students improve their grades and review subject matter before tests. They are also useful for introducing general readers to a new career-related skill. Easy Way titles cover virtually all subjects that are taught on advanced high school and college-101 levels. New subjects are periodically added, and existing titles are frequently updated to keep them timely and relevant to students' needs. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color.