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Uncommon mathematical excursions : polynomia and related realms

Author: Dan Kalman
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2009.
Series: Dolciani mathematical expositions, no. 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook explores the extensions, digressions and supplementary topics are often ignored in tradition curriculum such as additional properties of polynomials, rational functions and exponentials. Derivatives without limits, constrained maxima and minima with Lagrangian functions, envelopes and asymptotes and generalized logarithms for exponential- linear equations are also explained--Annotation ©2009 Book News,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Kalman
ISBN: 9780883853412 0883853418
OCLC Number: 290454936
Description: xv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I. The province of polynomia. Horner's form --
Polynomial potpourri --
Polynomila roots and coefficeints --
Solving polynomial equations --
II. Maxministan. Leveling with Lagrange: constrained maxima and minima with Lagrangian functions --
A maxmini miscellany --
Envelopes and the ladder problem --
Deflection on an ellipse --
III. The Calculusian Republic. A generalized logarithm for exponential-linear equations --
Envelopes and asymptotes --
Derivatives without limits --
Two Calculusian Miracles.
Series Title: Dolciani mathematical expositions, no. 35.
Other Titles: Polynomia and related realms
Responsibility: Dan Kalman.
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This textbook explores the extensions, digressions and supplementary topics are often ignored in tradition curriculum such as additional properties of polynomials, rational functions and exponentials. Derivatives without limits, constrained maxima and minima with Lagrangian functions, envelopes and asymptotes and generalized logarithms for exponential- linear equations are also explained--Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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