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Vector Calculus

3.97  ·  Rating Details ·  38 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This text uses the language and notation of vectors and matrices to clarify issues in multivariable calculus. Accessible to anyone with a good background in single-variable calculus, it presents more linear algebra than usually found in a multivariable calculus book. Colley balances this with very clear and expansive exposition, many figures, and numerous, wide-ranging exe ...more
Published March 16th 2005 by Pearson (first published July 17th 1997)
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Oct 24, 2015 Nick rated it liked it
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This is adequate. The emphasis, as usual, is on proof of concepts rather than demonstration. I am only a little sorry to see my nights spent with Susan come to an end...
Dec 15, 2016 Jake rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I used this book as a supplement for the vector calculus textbook (Hughes Hallett) used at my school. The explanations are thorough and three times longer with diagrams that are much more illustrative. The theorems are more rigorous, requiring linear algebra, and I appreciated that. To other students in my class this book would likely be intimidating to them at my level but I found it much better allowing me to properly challenge myself and prepare myself for what my instructor would throw at me ...more
Vishnuram Leonardodavinci
The book was wonderful and covers theory as well a broad range of applications from physics to economics. The problems were easy to compute to challenging.

It is a very good book for transition from vector calculus to higher mathematics.
Brandon Meredith
Everyone needs to pick up a Calculus book at some point, right?
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