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Calculus from Graphical, Numerical and Symbolic Points of View

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ISBN-10: 0618247505

ISBN-13: 9780618247509

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Arnold Ostebee, Paul Zorn

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This flexible series offers instructors a true balance of traditional and conceptual approaches to calculus for math, science, and engineering majors. The Second Edition continues to focus on conceptual understanding as its primary goal and combines a variety of approaches and viewpoints to help students achieve this understanding. In addition to providing a readable tone that appeals to students and supports independent work, the authors present a balance of traditional theorems and proofs along with conceptually driven examples and exercises featuring graphical, numerical, and symbolic points of view. In addition, the text offers a wealth of diverse, well-graded exercises, including some…    
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Book details

List price: $83.16
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 371
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Paul Zorn was born in India and completed his primary and secondary schooling there. He did his undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis and his Ph.D., in complex analysis, at the University of Washington, Seattle. Since 1981 he has been on the mathematics faculty at St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minnesota, where he now chairs the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science.

Contents Note: Each chapter contains a Summary. 1. Functions and Derivatives: The Graphical View Functions, Calculus Style Graphs A Field Guide to Elementary Functions Amount Functions and Rate Functions: The Idea of the Derivative Estimating Derivatives: A Closer Look The Geometry of Derivatives The Geometry of Higher-Order Derivatives Interlude: Zooming in on Differences 2. Functions and Derivatives: The Symbolic View Defining the Derivative Derivatives of Power Functions and Polynomials Limits Using Derivative and Antiderivative Formulas Differential Equations; Modeling Motion Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithm Functions; Modeling Growth Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions:…