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Calculus demystified

Author: Steven G Krantz
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.
Series: '">McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
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"Calculate this: learning calculus just got a whole lot easier! Stumped trying to understand calculus? Problem solved! Calculus DeMystified, second edition, will help you master this essential mathematical subject. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering the basics--number systems, coordinates, sets, and functions. You'll move on to limits, derivatives, integrals, and indeterminate  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven G Krantz
ISBN: 9780071743631 0071743634
OCLC Number: 692664068
Description: xiv, 398 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
How to use this book --
Chapter 1: Basics --
1-0: Introductory remarks --
1-1: Number systems --
1-2: Coordinates in one dimension --
1-3: Coordinates in two dimensions --
1-4: Slope of a line in the plane --
1-5: Equation of a line --
1-6: Loci in the plane --
1-7: Trigonometry --
1-8: Sets and functions --
1-8-1: Examples of functions of a real variable --
1-8-2: Graphs of functions --
1-8-3: Plotting the graph of a function --
1-8-4: Composition of functions --
1-8-5: Inverse of a function --
1-9: Few words about logarithms and exponentials --
Quiz --
Chapter 2: Foundations Of Calculus --
2-1: Limits --
2-1-1: One-sided limits --
2-2: Properties of limits --
2-3: Continuity --
2-4: Derivative --
2-5: Rules for calculating derivatives --
2-5-1: Derivative of an inverse --
2-6: Derivative as a rate of change --
Quiz --
Chapter 3: Applications Of The Derivative --
3-1: Graphing of functions --
3-2: Maximum/minimum problems --
3-3: Related rates --
3-4: Falling bodies --
Quiz --
Chapter 4: Integral --
4-0: Introduction --
4-1: Antiderivatives and indefinite integrals --
4-1-1: Concept of antiderivative --
4-1-2: Indefinite integral --
4-2: Area --
4-3: Signed area --
4-4: Area between two curves --
4-5: Rules of integration --
4-5-1: Linear properties --
4-5-2: Additivity --
Quiz --
Chapter 5: Indeterminate Forms --
5-1: I'Hopital's Rule --
5-1-1: Introduction --
5-1-2: I'Hopital's Rule --
5-2: Other indeterminate forms --
5-2-1: Introduction --
5-2-2: Writing a product as a quotient --
5-2-3: Use of the logarithm --
5-2-4: Putting terms over a common denominator --
5-2-5: Other algebraic manipulations --
5-3: Improper integrals: a first look --
5-3-1: Introduction --
5-3-2: Integrals with infinite integrands --
5-3-3: Application to area --
5-4: More on improper integrals --
5-4-1: Introduction --
5-4-2: Integral on an infinite interval --
5-4-3: Some applications --
Quiz. Chapter 6: Transcendental Functions --
6-0: Introductory remarks --
6-1: Logarithm basics --
6-1-1: New approach to logarithms --
6-1-2: Logarithm function and the derivative --
6-2: Exponential basics --
6-2-1: Facts about the exponential function --
6-2-2: Calculus properties of the exponential --
6-2-3: Number e --
6-3: Exponentials with arbitrary bases --
6-3-1: Arbitrary powers --
6-3-2: Logarithms with arbitrary bases --
6-4: Calculus with logs and exponentials to arbitrary bases --
6-4-1: Differentiation and integration of log(a)x and a(x) --
6-4-2: Graphing of logarithmic and exponential functions --
6-4-3: Logarithmic differentiation --
6-5: Exponential growth and decay --
6-5-1: Differential equation --
6-5-2: Bacterial growth --
6-5-3: Radioactive decay --
6-5-4: Compound interest --
6-6: Inverse trigonometric functions --
6-6-1: Introductory remarks --
6-6-2: Inverse sine and cosine --
6-6-3: Inverse tangent function --
6-6-4: Integrals in which inverse trigonometric functions arise --
6-6-5: Other inverse trigonometric functions --
6-6-6: Example involving inverse trigonometric functions --
Quiz --
Chapter 7: Methods Of Integration --
7-1: Integration by parts --
7-2: Partial fractions --
7-2-1: Introductory remarks --
7-2-2: Products of linear factors --
7-2-3: Quadratic factors --
7-3: Substitution --
7-4: Integrals of trigonometric expressions --
Quiz --
Chapter 8: Applications Of The Integral --
8-1: Volumes by slicing --
8-1-0: Introduction --
8-1-1: Basic strategy --
8-1-2: Examples --
8-2: Volumes of solids of revolution --
8-2-0: Introduction --
8-2-1: Method of washers --
8-2-2: Method of cylindrical shells --
8-2-3: Different axes --
8-3: Work --
8-4: Averages --
8-5: Arc length and surface area --
8-5-1: Arc length --
8-5-2: Surface area --
8-6: Hydrostatic pressure --
8-7: Numerical methods of integration --
8-7-1: Trapezoid rule --
8-7-2: Simpson's rule --
Quiz --
Final exam --
Answers to quizzes and final exam --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
Responsibility: Steven Krantz.

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