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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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JV

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Very Informative course and easy to catch. Although knowledge on the subject is a prerequisite before taking this. Not advisable to those with no knowledge whatsoever in calculus.

HB

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As a mathematics student in high school who just wanted to learn and explore more in calculus and university math this was a great first step to start with. Can't wait to go for chapter 2!!!

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By Lau C C C

Apr 21, 2018

thank you very much

By Xiaoran J

May 28, 2017

Best Calculus ever!

By HanMin Z

Apr 13, 2022

Very nice problems

By adauto d s m

Jul 15, 2020

excelente curso...

By Marco A O S

Aug 6, 2017

Excellect Course!!

By José C I G Z

Jun 3, 2017

very good approach

By Anna S

Jun 30, 2016

Good and difficult

By Ravikumar B

Sep 29, 2022

Excellent course

By 崔婧

Aug 14, 2022

it is very good!

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 Ms. S N

Apr 18, 2023

Very good course

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 Castle P

Oct 30, 2023

HARD as my d*ck

By Henrikh K

Feb 24, 2021

Awesome course!

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 Noah B G

Dec 14, 2021

Amazing course

By Apurba G

Aug 29, 2021

Great Learning

By Mahiul B

Jul 29, 2021

Great Course!