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The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

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Description for The Cartoon Guide to Calculus Paperback. Part of "Cartoon Guide" series, this title offers college-level calculus course. It teaches the course essentials, functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals, with numerous examples and applications. It includes problem sets, designed to help readers cement the lessons learned in each section. Series: Cartoon Guide Series. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PBKA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 188 x 18. Weight in Grams: 446.
In "The Cartoon Guide to Calculus", master cartoonist and former Harvard calculus instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course in college-level calculus. Using graphics and humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject, Gonick entertainingly teaches all of the course essentials, functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals, with numerous examples and applications. He concludes with a bemused look at the paradoxes at the heart of calculus and the foundations of mathematics. And in an exciting first for the "Cartoon Guide" series, each chapter includes helpful problem sets, designed to help readers cement the lessons learned in each ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Series
Cartoon Guide Series
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780061689093
SKU
V9780061689093
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About Larry Gonick
Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California. ... Read more

Reviews for The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
"How do you humanize calculus and bring its equations and concepts to life? Larry Gonick's clever and delightful answer is to have characters talking, commenting, and joking-all while rigorously teaching equations and concepts and indicating calculus's utility. It's a remarkable accomplishment-and a lot of fun."
Lisa Randall, Professor of Physics, Harvard University, and author of Knocking on Heaven's Door ... Read more

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