Calculus is one of the grandest achievements of human thought, explaining everything from planetary orbits to the optimal size of a city to the periodicity of a heartbeat. This brisk course covers the core ideas of single-variable Calculus with emphases on conceptual understanding and applications. The course is ideal for students beginning in the engineering, physical, and social sciences. Distinguishing features of the course include: 1) the introduction and use of Taylor series and approximations from the beginning; 2) a novel synthesis of discrete and continuous forms of Calculus; 3) an emphasis on the conceptual over the computational; and 4) a clear, dynamic, unified approach.
Single Variable Calculus
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This course is tricky and also excellent. I am a computer science student from germany, and it took me quite some time and effort to pass it. The course is well structured, and can be done in time.
Loved it ! I've grown attached to Prof. Ghrist's lectures, so it is with a heavy heart that I took the final exam and finished this course. I xould really love to take another !
Feeling really great after finishing the course. Learnt a lot and gained deeper insights into the calculus.\n\nLooking forward to Multi Variable Calculus.
Again and again and again ... love the bonus lectures! Really enlightening! Please release the Multi-variable Calculus ASAP! Can't wait to take it!
Challenging but worth it! I did have to use supplemental tools to aid in my learning but that may not be the case for everyone.
That was a brilliant journey through Single Variable Calculus-land. Well done Prof G and team! Thanks for the ride.
Excellent set of courses! I really hope there will be a multivariable course in the same fashion.
Great course, although quite challenging at parts. Nevertheless, the fruits are rewarding!
This fifth unit is highly original! I loved the "digital calculus" part.
An introduction to numerical analysis was exactly what I need.
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