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The cartoon guide to calculus

Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2012.
Series: The cartoon guide to.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Uses cartoons to discuss calculus, covering the basic ideas behind the field, functions, derivatives, integrals, and related topics.
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Genre/Form: Caricatures and cartoons
Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gonick
ISBN: 9780061689093 0061689092
OCLC Number: 758982658
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Initial conditions --
Speed, velocity, change --
Meet the functions --
Limits --
The derivative --
Chain, chain, chain --
Using derivatives, part 1 : related rates --
Using derivatives, part 2 : optimization --
Acting locally --
The mean value theorem --
Introducing integration --
Antiderivatives --
The definite integral --
Fundamentally --
Shape-shifting integrals --
Using integrals --
What's next?
Series Title: The cartoon guide to.
Other Titles: Calculus
Responsibility: Larry Gonick.

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Part of "Cartoon Guide" series, this title offers college-level calculus course. It teaches the course essentials, functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals, with numerous examples and  Read more...

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