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Author Adams, Colin (Colin Conrad), 1956-

Title How to ace calculus : the streetwise guide / Colin Adams, Joel Hass, Abigail Thompson.

Publication Info. New York : W.H. Freeman, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  515 ADA    Billed
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  515 A211H    Check Shelf
Description x, 230, xii pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents [ch]. 1. Introduction -- [ch]. 2. Exactly who and what is your instructor? -- [ch]. 3. General principles of acing calculus -- [ch]. 4. Good and bad questions -- [ch]. 5. Are you ready? Calc prereqs -- [ch]. 6. How to handle the exam -- [ch]. 7. Lines, circles, and their friends -- [ch]. 8. Limits: you gotta have them -- [ch]. 9. Continuity, or why you shouldn't ski down discontinuous slopes -- [ch]. 10. What is the derivative: change is good -- [ch]. 11. Limit definition of the derivative: finding derivatives the hard way -- [ch]. 12. Derivatives: how to find them the easy way -- [ch]. 13. Velocity: put the pedal to the metal -- [ch]. 14. Chain rule: S&M made easy -- [ch]. 15. Graphing: how to doodle like an expert -- [ch]. 16. Maxima and minima: the bread and butter section -- [ch]. 17. Implicit differentiation: let's be oblique -- [ch]. 18. Related rates: you change, I change -- [ch]. 19. Differential: estimating your way to fame and glory -- [ch]. 20. Intermediate value theorem and mean value theorem -- [ch]. 21. Integration: doing it all backward -- [ch]. 22. Definite integral -- [ch]. 23. Modeling: from toy planes to the runway -- [ch]. 24. Exponents and logarithms: a review of all that "e" hoopla -- [ch]. 25. Doing that calc thing to exponents and logs -- [ch]. 26. Logarithmic differentiation: making the hard stuff easy -- [ch]. 27. Exponential growth and decay: rise and fall of slime -- [ch]. 28. Fancy-pants techniques of integration -- [ch]. 29. Twenty most common exam mistakes -- [ch]. 30. What's on the final?
Subject Calculus -- Study and teaching.
Added Author Hass, Joel.
Thompson, Abigail.
ISBN 0716732874 textbook
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