The Facts On File Calculus Handbook
Copyright ©2003 by Eli Maor, Ph.D.All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in anyform or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying,recording, or by any information storage or retrieval systems, withoutpermission in writing from the publisher. For information contact:Facts On File132 West 31st StreetNew York NY 10001
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Maor, Eli.The Facts On File calculus handbook / Eli Maor.p.cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-8160-4581-X (acid-free paper)1. Calculus—Handbooks, manuals, etc.I. Title.QA303.2.M362003515—dc212003049027Facts On File books are available at special discounts when purchased in bulk quantities for businesses, associations, institutions, or sales promotions.Please call our Special Sales Department in New York at 212/967-8800 or800/322-8755.You can find Facts On File on the World Wide Web athttp://www.factsonfile.comCover design by Cathy RinconIllustrations by Anja Tchepets and Kerstin PorgesPrinted in the United States of AmericaMPHermitage10987654321This book is printed on acid-free paper.
I dedicate this book to the countless students who,over the past 300 years,had to struggle with the intricacies of the differentialand integral calculus—and prevailed.You have my heartiest congratulations!