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Re: Is this the right group for math help?
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Aug 19, 2013 1:00 AM


Bill wrote: >Paul wrote: >>Mark Rivet wrote: >>> >>>I am attempting to finish my calculus training on my own. >>>I am using a book called "quick calculus". >> >>I recommend Calculus Made Easy, by Silvanus P. Thompson, >>which is free on the web. > >I just took a look at the book online. It would be hard for me >to recommend a calculus book which does not use the phrase >"chain rule" (or other modern terminology). If it was so >wonderful, it seems that there might be more references to it. >YMMV.
The MIT OCW project makes the following text freely available in pdf format:
Author: Gilbert Strang Title: Calculus Download Link: <http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/resources/Strang/Edited/Calculus/Calculus.pdf>
I haven't looked at it very carefully so I don't know how good it is, but it's at least worth a look.
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