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Essential Calculus Early Transcendentals

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ISBN-10: 1133112285

ISBN-13: 9781133112280

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: James Stewart

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This book is for instructors who think that most calculus textbooks are too long. In writing the book, James Stewart asked himself: What is essential for a three-semester calculus course for scientists and engineers? ESSENTIAL CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS, Second Edition, offers a concise approach to teaching calculus that focuses on major concepts, and supports those concepts with precise definitions, patient explanations, and carefully graded problems. The book is only 900 pages--two-thirds the size of Stewart's other calculus texts, and yet it contains almost all of the same topics. The author achieved this relative brevity primarily by condensing the exposition and by putting some of…    
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Book details

List price: $249.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/25/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.070
Language: English

James Stewart received his M.S. from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He did research at the University of London and was influenced by the famous mathematician George Polya at Stanford University. Stewart is currently Professor of Mathematics at McMaster University, and his research field is harmonic analysis. Stewart is the author of a best-selling calculus textbook series published by Cengage Learning, including CALCULUS, CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS, and CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS, as well as a series of precalculus texts.