Download PDF by Alexander J. Hahn: Calculus in Context

By Alexander J. Hahn

ISBN-10: 1421422301

ISBN-13: 9781421422305

Breaking the mould of present calculus textbooks, Calculus in Context attracts scholars into the topic in new methods. half I develops the mathematical preliminaries (including geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and coordinate geometry) in the historic body of the traditional Greeks and the heliocentric revolution in astronomy. half II begins with finished and glossy remedies of the basics of either differential and quintessential calculus, then turns to a wide-ranging dialogue of purposes. scholars will examine that center principles of calculus are vital to options corresponding to acceleration, strength, momentum, torque, inertia, and the houses of lenses.

Classroom-tested at Notre Dame college, this textbook is appropriate for college kids of wide-ranging backgrounds since it engages its topic at numerous degrees and provides plentiful and versatile challenge set recommendations for teachers. components I and II are either supplemented by means of expansive difficulties and tasks segments. issues lined within the publication include:

• the fundamentals of geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and coordinate geometry and the old, medical time table that drove their improvement• a short, introductory calculus from the works of Newton and Leibniz• a latest improvement of the necessities of differential and imperative calculus• the research of particular, relatable functions, comparable to the arc of the George Washington Bridge; the dome of the Pantheon; the optics of a telescope; the dynamics of a bullet; the geometry of the pseudosphere; the movement of a planet in orbit; and the momentum of an item in unfastened fall.

Calculus in Context is a compelling exploration—for scholars and teachers alike—of a self-discipline that's either wealthy in conceptual good looks and large in its utilized relevance.

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Breaking the mould of current calculus textbooks, Calculus in Context attracts scholars into the topic in new methods. half I develops the mathematical preliminaries (including geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and coordinate geometry) in the old body of the traditional Greeks and the heliocentric revolution in astronomy.

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