Calculus for Dummies

Calculus for Dummies

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Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295) is now being published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product.


Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide

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. Through relevant instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be.

Calculus is a required course for many college majors, and for students without a strong math foundation, it can be a real barrier to graduation. Breaking that barrier down means recognizing calculus for what it is--simply a tool for studying the ways in which variables interact. It's the logical extension of the algebra, geometry, and trigonometry you've already taken, and  Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition  proves that if you can master those classes, you can tackle calculus and win.

Includes foundations in algebra, trigonometry, and pre-calculus concepts Explores sequences, series, and graphing common functions Instructs you how to approximate area with integration Features things to remember, things to forget, and things you can't get away with

Stop fearing calculus, and learn to embrace the challenge. With this comprehensive study guide, you'll gain the skills and confidence that make all the difference.  Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition  provides a roadmap for success, and the backup you need to get there.

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey :, For Dummies, a Wiley brand,, 2014, ©2014.
Edition: 2nd edition.
ISBN: 9781118791295
Branch Call Number: 515 RYA 2014
Characteristics: xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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