Written by acclaimed author and mathematician George Simmons, this revision is designed for the calculus course offered in two and four year colleges and universities. It takes an intuitive approach to calculus and focuses on the application of methods to real-world problems. Throughout the text, calculus is treated as a problem solving science of immense capability.
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The author has always been highly regarded for his elegant and engaging writing style.
Revision highlights include the early introduction of trigonometry, extensive reworking of the infinite series chapters, and the addition of new exercises at varying levels of difficulty.
New topics include first-order nonlinear differential equations, elementary probability, and hyperbolic functions.
Two long appendices (Variety of additional topics, Biographical notes) have been removed from the text (will be available in the text, CALCULUS GEMS).
The text offers full coverage for the full majors on engineering calculus, but, remains shorter than most competition.
Provides clear and elegant exposition (including logical progression of topics and excellent motivation).
Encourages intuitive problem solving, by omitting unnecessary theoretical material and focusing students on realistic applications of calculus.
Challenges students to read and think more critically, and to explore ideas without reducing everything to a select number of formulas or recipes.
Integrates relevant biographies and historical anecdotes to enliven students' understanding of calculus.
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