Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Thompson, Silvanus Phillips , Calculus made easy: being a very-simplest introduction to those. Calculus Made Easy has ratings and 60 reviews. Isaac said: It’s still not that easy, but – as Martin Gardner explains in the introduction – this book. Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Fig. 2 & 3. Author, Silvanus P. Thompson. Country, United Kingdom. Language, English. Genre, infinitesimal calculus. Publication date. Website, Calculus Made Easy is a book on infinitesimal calculus originally published in by.
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Calculus Made Easy
The style is conversational, even breezy. Aug 09, Jason Rubenstein rated it it was amazing. Someone trying to learn calculus for the first time could do far worse than using this work as their primer. It is difficult rating calfulus text book. Martin Gardner, born inhas written several reviews for The New York Review of Books and was a Scientific American columnist for over twenty-five years.
Thompson’s little book is the best that I’ve seen, yet. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
This book got me through calculus after I slept through the first 5 weeks and realized I didn’t know what was going on anymore. I can’t say anything about his 20 new problems, but I would assume that they are a lot harder than anything else in the book. I know I didn’t. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Of all the math books I’ve read, this one is by far the most exciting.
Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson
It’s fun when someone loves the subject so much. The Best Books of Jan 23, Dipesh rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jun 15, Charlie rated it it was ok. Sep 20, Ruchita rated it really liked it Shelves: These changes will probably have made it more desirable to the modern audience.
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A warning to purchasers of this book as an e-pub. So start here if you’re new-ish to calculus. Very British and sensible, and a much better approach to teaching mathematics to children or, in my case, 28 year olds. Distills calculus down to its essence in a beautiful way.
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Good introduction book to the concepts of calculus. This book was written for school kids back in It’s still not that easy, but – as Martin Gardner explains in the introduction – this book still outshines any textbook in terms of accessibility and simplicity.
Readers will surely realise this book and that in many respects the calculus is an art rather than science. Got a copy of Calculus Made Easy.
Calculus Made Easy
My nook Simple makes for very difficult reading of the equations without a magnifying glass. In fact, this is a very old book early 20th century and it’s surprising how accessible it is I would say, more than today’s books. This preface helps you understand more of the world of calculus. I myself learned calculus in much the same way as it is This book definitely makes calculus easy, by presenting it with simple enough concepts that are then backed up by the mathematics needed to understand them.
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List of Martin Gardner Mathematical Games columns. I was attracted to this book by its title, which struck me maee unusual forwhen my edition was published, and its contents didn’t disappoint. If you are looking for a refresher to high school level calculus or a introductory read, this is the book for you. Overall, it serves my intended purpose of refreshing myself and solidifying the concepts I learnt in high school, which I learnt by rote-learning then.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The original text is now in the public domain under US copyright law although Macmillan’s copyright under UK law is reproduced in the edition from St. It’s certainly light on rigor, but for an introductory primer,that’s not such a terrible thing. About this particular edition, print quality is poor.