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About the Course

Calculus is one of the grandest achievements of human thought, explaining everything from planetary orbits to the optimal size of a city to the periodicity of a heartbeat. This brisk course covers the core ideas of single-variable Calculus with emphases on conceptual understanding and applications. The course is ideal for students beginning in the engineering, physical, and social sciences. Distinguishing features of the course include: 1) the introduction and use of Taylor series and approximations from the beginning; 2) a novel synthesis of discrete and continuous forms of Calculus; 3) an emphasis on the conceptual over the computational; and 4) a clear, dynamic, unified approach. In this first part--part one of five--you will extend your understanding of Taylor series, review limits, learn the *why* behind l'Hopital's rule, and, most importantly, learn a new language for describing growth and decay of functions: the BIG O....

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YG
Jul 2, 2018

Very well structured for a refresher course. Thank you Professor Ghrist for your effort in putting this course together. A little additional outside research was required but well worth the effort.

KR
Aug 17, 2020

Very good and challenging material! This motivated me to do better in my Calculus Courses. Would definitely have more of these courses soon, as this is suited for higher mathematics in college.

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By Lau C C C

Apr 21, 2018

thank you very much

By Stargrass

May 28, 2017

Best Calculus ever!

By adauto d s m

Jul 15, 2020

excelente curso...

By Marco A O S

Aug 6, 2017

Excellect Course!!

By José C I Z

Jun 3, 2017

very good approach

By Anna S

Jun 30, 2016

Good and difficult

By Lintao D

Jul 13, 2019

Very Nice Course!

By Sheldon D

Jul 4, 2019

a little bit hard

By Weiqi L

Sep 12, 2017

Good instruction!

By Dalmo V d S

Dec 26, 2019

Best, Very good.

By Taha Y B

Apr 18, 2018

Excellent course

By Michael G D

Jan 18, 2018

Brilliant, great

By Adam R

Aug 10, 2020

Awesome Course!

By Joubert F

May 13, 2020

excellent class

By Mauro R

Feb 2, 2020

A great course.

By Raimundo G

Jul 12, 2017

A great review!

By Henrikh K

Apr 29, 2017

Awesome course!

By Deleted A

Mar 29, 2020

Amazing class!

By 胡启阳

Feb 19, 2019

Really helpful

By Daniel A M R

Jan 6, 2019

A great course

By 刘钦生

Mar 31, 2017

It's so great!

By Michael C

May 2, 2019

Great course.

By Snehal D

Apr 28, 2018

Great course!

By Vyacheslav K

Apr 13, 2018

Super Course!

By DY.Feng

Sep 22, 2017

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