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# Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach

by
Morris Kline

Application-oriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. In-depth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of

*x*, and theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation lead to a definition of the chain rule and examinations of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, techniques ...morePaperback, Second Edition, 960 pages

Published
June 19th 1998
by Dover Publications
(first published 1967)

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I only got up to Calculus II in school, but I did enjoy this regardless.

Through a second reading, I can say that I really like the practical approach taken for this book. One chapter will introduce a concept and the next chapter will apply it to a physical situation. The text goes from the introduction to functions and limits to partial differentiation.

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very readable, very accessible, an excellent refresher that deepens my understanding to boot.

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Morris Kline was a Professor of Mathematics, a writer on the history, philosophy, and teaching of mathematics, and also a popularizer of mathematical subjects.

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