Our list of some of the best Calculus books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Calculus For Dummies (For Dummies (Math & Science)) (2016)
- Essential Calculus Skills Practice Workbook with Full Solutions (2018)
- Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach (Second Edition) (Dover Books on Mathematics) (1998)
- Calculus in 5 Hours: Concepts Revealed so You Don’t Have to Sit Through a Semester of Lectures (2017)
- AP Calculus AB Lecture Notes: Calculus Interactive Lectures Vol.1 (2014)
- Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus (2015)
- The Cartoon Guide to Calculus (Cartoon Guide Series) (2011)
- The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus (Princeton Lifesaver Study Guides) (2007)
- AP Calculus: With 8 Practice Tests (Barron’s Test Prep) (2019)
- Learn Calculus Quickly: The Complete Guide To Easily Master Calculus in 100 Solved Equations! (2019)
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.
The author, Chris McMullen, Ph.D., has over twenty years of experience teaching math skills to physics students. He prepared this comprehensive workbook (with full solutions to every problem) to share his strategies for mastering calculus. This workbook covers a variety of , including: The goal of this workbook isn’t to cover every possible topic from calculus, but to focus on the most essential skills needed to apply calculus to other subjects, such as physics or engineering.
Application-oriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. In-depth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of x, and theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation lead to a definition of the chain rule and examinations of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, much more. Clear-cut explanations, numerous drills, illustrative examples. 1967 edition.
Calculus in 5 Hours: Concepts Revealed so You Don’t Have to Sit Through a Semester of Lectures (2017)
Students often struggle to understand Calculus and get through their first Calculus course. And to make things worse, many popular textbooks reach a whopping 1,000 pages to introduce this crucial subject, needlessly frustrating and overwhelming students. Calculus in 5 Hours develops the confidence you need in approximately 124 pages.You may not realize it, but you're smarter than you think you are.
This book reflects the recent changes in the College Board requirements for 2020 AP Calculus AB exam. It contains the slides printouts of all the Powerpoint presentations on topics covered by the entire Calculus AB curriculum and tested on the AB Exam. These Lecture Notes can be used for both review and learning, and are a perfect fit for every student no matter their current knowledge of Calculus.
The fifth edition of helps instructors motivate concepts, and students develop critical thinking skills. Functions Modeling Change, 5th edition, is designed to accomplish the main goals of the Precalculus course: to build a solid mathematical foundation and prepare students for Calculus.
“In Gonick’s work, clever design and illustration make complicated ideas or insights strikingly clear.”—New York Times Book ReviewLarry Gonick, master cartoonist, former Harvard instructor, and creator of the New York Times bestselling, Harvey Award-winning Cartoon Guide series now does for calculus what he previously did for science and history: making a complex subject comprehensible, fascinating, and fun through witty text and light-hearted graphics.
The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus (Princeton Lifesaver Study Guides) (2007)
For many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. The Calculus Lifesaver provides students with the essential tools they need not only to learn calculus, but to excel at it. All of the material in this user-friendly study guide has been proven to get results.
Written by experienced teachers who know the test, this edition features: #5,689 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #24 in AP Test Guides #3 in Calculus (Books) #16 in Teen & Young Adult Advanced Placement Study Aids Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Learn Calculus Quickly: The Complete Guide To Easily Master Calculus in 100 Solved Equations! (2019)
The Complete Guide To Break Down CalculusThe Calculus study guide contains three basic sections: The Limits section covers slope and linear equations, tangent lines, the definition of a limit, and evaluating limit functions.The Derivative section covers differentiation rules for polynomial functions, trigonometric functions, rational functions, exponential functions, radical functions, and the natural logarith…
Best Calculus Books Everyone Should Read
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Author(s): James Stewart
ID: 2792318, Publisher: Brooks/Cole, Year: c1999., Size: 202 Mb, Format: pdf
Dynamic optimization: the calculus of variations and optimal control in economics and management
Author(s): Morton I. Kamien and Nancy L. Schwartz.
ID: 2518790, Publisher: North-Holland, Year: c1991., Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf
Fundamental Theories and Their Applications of the Calculus of Variations
Author(s): Dazhong Lao, Shanshan Zhao
ID: 2729077, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2021, Size: 8 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.