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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.

NL

Feb 9, 2021

Excellent introduction to Calculus, I wanted to review the material to tutor my child but I am very happy that I learned a whole new way of looking at Calculus.\n\nThank you so much Prof. Ghrist.

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By Rolando S

Apr 14, 2020

Great course

By Samir A

Jul 24, 2017

great course

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Jan 15, 2021

¡Fenomenal!

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Sep 6, 2019

thanks alot

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Mar 19, 2019

Very useful

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Jun 10, 2018

Great Help!

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Oct 22, 2016

很好,我直接打中文了!

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Dec 27, 2017

wonderfull

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Feb 7, 2017

Awesome!!!

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Jun 21, 2016

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Feb 16, 2016

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May 23, 2020

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Apr 23, 2020

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Jul 30, 2017

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May 27, 2018

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May 29, 2017

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Sep 13, 2020

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By Mike

Mar 20, 2019

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Oct 9, 2018

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