Calculus Workbook For Dummies: Edition 2

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Your light-hearted, practical approach to conqueringcalculus

Does the thought of calculus give you a coronary? You aren'talone. Thankfully, this new edition of Calculus Workbook ForDummies makes it infinitely easier. Focusing "beyond theclassroom," it contains calculus exercises you can work on thatwill help to increase your confidence and improve your skills. Thishands-on, friendly guide gives you hundreds of practice problems onlimits, vectors, continuity, differentiation, integration,curve-sketching, conic sections, natural logarithms, and infiniteseries.

Calculus is a gateway and potential stumbling block for studentsinterested in pursuing a career in math, science, engineering,finance, and technology. Calculus students, along with mathstudents in nearly all disciplines, benefit greatly fromopportunities to practice different types of problems—in theclassroom and out. Calculus Workbook For Dummies takes youstep-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution,explaining the "how" and "why" in plain English, rather thanmath-speak. Through relevant instruction and practical examples,you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monsterit's made out to be.

  • Master differentiation and integration
  • Use the calculus microscope: limits
  • Analyze common functions
  • Score your highest in calculus

Complete with tips for problem-solving and traps to avoid,Calculus Workbook For Dummies is your sure-fire weapon forconquering calculus!

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About the author

Mark Ryan has taught pre-algebra through calculus for more than 25 years. In 1997, he founded The Math Center in Winnetka, Illinois, where he teaches classes and tutors students in all levels of mathematics.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Jul 2, 2015
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781119043485
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Language
English
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Genres
Mathematics / Calculus
Mathematics / Mathematical Analysis
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Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491) was previously published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.


Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide

Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes calculus manageable—even if you're one of the many students who sweat at the thought of it. By breaking down differentiation and integration into digestible concepts, this guide helps you build a stronger foundation with a solid understanding of the big ideas at work. This user-friendly math book leads you step-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the "how" and "why" in plain English instead of math-speak. Through relevant instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be.

Calculus is a required course for many college majors, and for students without a strong math foundation, it can be a real barrier to graduation. Breaking that barrier down means recognizing calculus for what it is—simply a tool for studying the ways in which variables interact. It's the logical extension of the algebra, geometry, and trigonometry you've already taken, and Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition proves that if you can master those classes, you can tackle calculus and win.

Includes foundations in algebra, trigonometry, and pre-calculus conceptsExplores sequences, series, and graphing common functionsInstructs you how to approximate area with integrationFeatures things to remember, things to forget, and things you can't get away with

Stop fearing calculus, and learn to embrace the challenge. With this comprehensive study guide, you'll gain the skills and confidence that make all the difference. Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a roadmap for success, and the backup you need to get there.

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