Calculus for the Ambitious

Calculus for the Ambitious

eBook (11 Jun 2014)

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Synopsis

From the author of The Pleasures of Counting and Naïve Decision Making comes a calculus book perfect for self-study. It will open up the ideas of the calculus for any 16- to 18-year-old, about to begin studies in mathematics, and will be useful for anyone who would like to see a different account of the calculus from that given in the standard texts. In a lively and easy-to-read style, Professor Körner uses approximation and estimates in a way that will easily merge into the standard development of analysis. By using Taylor's theorem with error bounds he is able to discuss topics that are rarely covered at this introductory level. This book describes important and interesting ideas in a way that will enthuse a new generation of mathematicians.

Book information

ISBN: 9781139990981
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 515
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: -1g