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The hitchhiker's guide to calculus

Author: Michael Spivak
Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island : MAA Press, 2019.
Series: Classroom resource materials, vol 57.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Hitchhiker's Guide to Calculus begins with a rapid view of lines and slope. Spivak then takes up non-linear functions and trigonometric functions. He places the magnifying glass on curves in the next chapter and effortlessly leads the reader to the idea of derivative. In the next chapter he tackles speed and velocity, followed by the derivative of sine. Maxima and minima are next. Rolle's theorem and the MVT  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Spivak
ISBN: 1470449625 9781470449629
OCLC Number: 1090200598
Notes: "Originally published by The Mathematical Association of America, 1995"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 122 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Classroom resource materials, vol 57.
Responsibility: Michael Spivak.

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Begins with a rapid view of lines and slope. Spivak then takes up non-linear functions and trigonometric functions. He places the magnifying glass on curves in the next chapter and effortlessly leads  Read more...

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