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Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-29349-1
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384 pages
June 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: An Overview of Calculus 5

CHAPTER 1: What Is Calculus? 7

CHAPTER 2: The Two Big Ideas of Calculus: Differentiation and Integration — plus Infinite Series 13

CHAPTER 3: Why Calculus Works 21

Part 2: Warming Up with Calculus Prerequisites 27

CHAPTER 4: Pre-Algebra and Algebra Review 29

CHAPTER 5: Funky Functions and Their Groovy Graphs 43

CHAPTER 6: The Trig Tango 61

Part 3: Limits 73

CHAPTER 7: Limits and Continuity 75

CHAPTER 8: Evaluating Limits 89

Part 4: Differentiation 105

CHAPTER 9: Differentiation Orientation 107

CHAPTER 10: Differentiation Rules — Yeah, Man, It Rules 127

CHAPTER 11: Differentiation and the Shape of Curves 147

CHAPTER 12: Your Problems Are Solved: Differentiation to the Rescue! 171

CHAPTER 13: More Differentiation Problems: Going Off on a Tangent 193

Part 5: Integration and Infinite Series 207

CHAPTER 14: Intro to Integration and Approximating Area 209

CHAPTER 15: Integration: It’s Backwards Differentiation 233

CHAPTER 16: Integration Techniques for Experts 263

CHAPTER 17: Forget Dr Phil: Use the Integral to Solve Problems 285

CHAPTER 18: Taming the Infinite with Improper Integrals 303

CHAPTER 19: Infinite Series 315

Part 6: The Part of Tens 339

CHAPTER 20: Ten Things to Remember 341

CHAPTER 21: Ten Things to Forget 345

CHAPTER 22: Ten Things You Can’t Get Away With 349

Index 353

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