Larry Gonick The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

ISBN 13: 9780062376282

The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

 
9780062376282: The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

A refreshingly humorous but thorough guide to general calculus from the author of the bestselling cartoon guide to physics. In the cartoon guide to calculus, master cartoonist and former harvard calculus instructor larry gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course in college level calculus. Using graphics and humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject, gonick entertainingly teaches all of the course essentials, including functions, limits and derivatives, as well as more advanced integrals, series, and convergence tests. He concludes with a quick but thorough look at the theoretical basis and history of calculus, including atomism, continuity, paradox, and doubts about the foundations of mathematics. Combining entertainment and education, this is the perfect supplement for any study of calculus, whether readers are high school or college students, independent learners, or just lovers of larry gonick's bestselling, award-winning cartoon guides.

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