It’s rare that we get to cover math here. So here it goes: Adrian Banner, a lecturer at Princeton, has put together a lecture series (in video) that. Adrian Banner’s The Calculus Lifesaver is an excellent companion text as well. It’s not really a textbook, but it’s a great reference to help you. The Calculus Lifesaver – Συγγραφέας: Banner Adrian – ISBN:

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The author elaborates standard course material with scores of detailed examples that treat the reader to an “inner monologue”–the train of thought students should be following in order to solve adrain problem–providing the necessary reasoning as well as the solution. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A chunky fat book that is annoying to carrying around is worth it overall to get that A.

The Calculus Lifesaver

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. In the interest of full disclosure, I’m still about 50 pages from finishing. There is no doubt that The Calculus Lifesaver will teach you the concepts of calculus, and make digesting other calculus material much easier. The complete course will be available for free on the Web in a series of videotaped lectures. Banner takes you step by step through the complexity of solving the problems. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


Comments 5 You can skip to the end and leave a response. Folland, author of Advanced Calculus. Buy the selected items together This item: I would definitely use this book again.

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For many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. Differential Equations Your comment will be queued in Akismet! Review of Trigonometry 25 2. The book’s emphasis is on building problem-solving skills.

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WordPress Hashcash needs javascript to work, but your browser has javascript disabled. Chapter 11 Chapters 6 and Chapter 25 With these two books, you will be truly a master of calculus. Poetry Free Audio Books: Fortunately following the online video lectures will ease much of this.

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Be patient and give concepts time to assimilate. Customers who bought this item also bought. Review “Banner’s style is informal, engaging and distinctly non-intimidating, and he takes pains to not skip any steps in discussing a problem. The nice thing is that you can learn lifesaveg theory in Banner’s book, and then go to the corresponding chapter in the “Humongous” book for more practice problems.


Banner does an exceptionally thorough job while maintaining an engaging style. Zerger, Choice “Students who are having difficulty in calculus could use it as a resource in banmer to their professor and teaching assistant. The Basic Idea 41 3.

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Taylor and Power Series: This is coming from someone who began with basic algebra less than two years ago. How to Solve Estimation Problems A review like this will generally depend on how well the reader believes they are learning, even mastering the material.

Not sure if it is because the book wasn’t all that helpful Let me just say that calculus is hard.