What Is Calculus?

Chapter 1 What Is Calculus? In This Chapter * You're only on page 1 and you've got a calc test already * Calculus — it's just souped-up regular math * Zooming in is the key * The world before and after calculus "My best day in Calc 101 at Southern Cal was the day I had to cut class to get a ...

What Is Calculus, Anyway?

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PREFACE Calculus is a language. It is the language of science, and it is increasingly the language of the social sciences. Calculus is more than a language, of course.

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Finite Calculus: A Tutorial

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Calculus The infinitesimal calculus, with its two branches, differential and integral calculus, has its roots in two special geometrical problems: (1) To find the tangent to a curve; (2) To find the area enclosed by a plane curve ("quadrature").

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