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A Context for Calculus
1.1 The Spread of Disease
Making a Model
A Simple Model for Predicting Change
The Rate of Recovery
The Rate of Transmission
Completing the Model
Analyzing the Model
Exercises
1.2 The Mathematical Ideas
Functions
Graphs
Linear Functions
The Beginnings of Calculus
1.3 Using a Program
Computers
1.4 Chapter Summary
The Main Ideas
Expectations
Chapter Exercises
Successive Approximations
2.1 Making Approximations
The Longest March Begins with a Single Step
One Picture Is Worth a Hundred Tables
Piecewise Linear Functions
Approximate versus Exact
Euler’s Method
Approximate Solutions
Exact Solutions
A Caution
2.3 Approximate Solutions
Calculating π—The Length of a Curve
Finding Roots with a Computer
2.4 Chapter Summary
The Derivative
3.1 Rates of Change
The Changing Time of Sunrise
Changing Rates
Other Rates, Other Units
3.2 Microscopes and Local Linearity
The Graph of Data
The Graph of a Formula
Local Linearity
3.3 The Derivative
Definition
Language and Notation
The Microscope Equation
3.4 Estimation and Error Analysis
Making Estimates
Propagation of Error
3.5 A Global View
Derivative as Function
Formulas for Derivatives
3.6 The Chain Rule
Combining Rates of Change
Chains and the Chain Rule
Using the Chain Rule
3.7 Partial Derivatives
Partial Derivatives as Multipliers
Formulas for Partial Derivatives
3.8 Chapter Summary
Differential Equations
4.1 Modelling with Differential Equations
Single-species Models: Rabbits
Two-species Models: Rabbits and Foxes
4.2 Solutions of Differential Equations
Differential Equations are Equations
World Population Growth
Differential Equations Involving Parameters
4.3 The Exponential Function
The Equation y′ = ky
The Number e
Differential Equations Define Functions
Exponential Growth
4.4 The Logarithm Function
Properties of the Logarithm Function
The Derivative of the Logarithm Function
The Exponential Functions bx
Inverse Functions
4.5 The Equation y′ = f(t)
Antiderivatives
Euler’s Method Revisited
4.6 Chapter Summary
Techniques of Differentiation
5.1 The Differentiation Rules
Derivatives of Basic Functions
Rules for Derivatives of Basic Functions
Combining Functions
Informal Arguments
A Formal Proof: the Product Rule
5.2 Finding Partial Derivatives
Some Examples
Eradication of Disease
5.3. THE SHAPE OF THE GRAPH OF A FUNCTION 301
5.3 The Shape of the Graph of a Function
Language
The Existence of Extremes
Finding Extremes
5.4 Optimal Shapes
The Problem of the Optimal Tin Can
The Solution
The Mathematical Context: Optimal Shapes
5.5 Newton’s Method
Finding Critical Points
Local Linearity and the Tangent Line
The Algorithm
Examples
5.6 Chapter Summary
The Integral
6.1 Measuring Work
Human Work
Electrical Energy
6.2 Riemann Sums
Calculating Distance Travelled
Calculating Areas
Calculating Lengths
Summation Notation
6.3 The Integral
Refining Riemann Sums
Visualizing the Integral
Error Bounds
Integration Rules
6.4. THE FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM OF CALCULUS 401
6.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Two Views of Power and Energy
Integrals and Differential Equations
the Circular Functions
7.3. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH PERIODIC SOLUTIONS 433
7.3 Differential Equations with Periodic Solutions
Oscillating Springs
The Sine and Cosine Revisited
The Pendulum
Predator–Prey Ecology
Proving a Solution Is Periodic
7.4 Chapter Summary
Dynamical Systems
8.1 State Spaces and Vector Fields
Predator–Prey Models
The Pendulum Revisited
A Model for the Acquisition of Immunity
8.2. LOCAL BEHAVIOR OF DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS 485
8.2 Local Behavior of Dynamical Systems
A Microscopic View
8.3 A Taxonomy of Equilibrium Points
Straight-Line Trajectories
8.4 Limit Cycles
Three-Dimensional Systems
8.6 Chapter Summary
Functions of Several Variables
9.1 Graphs and Level Sets
Examples of Graphs
From Graphs to Levels
Technical Summary
Contours of a Function of Three Variables
9.2 Local Linearity
Microscopic Views
The Gradient of a Linear Function
Linear Approximation
The Gradient
The gradient
The Gradient of a Function of Three Variables
9.3 Optimization
Visual Inspection
Dimension-reducing Constraints
Extremes and Critical Points
The Method of Steepest Ascent
Lagrange Multipliers
9.4 Chapter Summary
Series and Approximations
Over an Interval
10.2 Taylor Polynomials
New Taylor Polynomials from Old
Goodness of fit
Taylor’s theorem
Applications
10.3 Taylor Series
10.4 Power Series and Differential Equations
Bessel’s Equation
The S-I-R Model One More Time
10.5 Convergence
Divergent Series
The Geometric Series
Alternating Series
The Radius of Convergence
The Ratio Test
10.6 Approximation Over Intervals
Approximation by polynomials
10.7 Chapter Summary
Finding Antiderivatives
11.2 Integration by Substitution
Substitution in Definite Integrals
11.3 Integration by Parts
Completing The Square
Trigonometric Polynomials
11.6 Simpson’s Rule
The Trapezoid Rule
Simpson’s Rule
11.7 Improper Integrals
The Lifetime of Light Bulbs
Evaluating Improper Integrals
11.8 Chapter Summary
12.1 Stirling’s Formula
Stage One: Deriving the General Form
Stage Two: Evaluating c
The Binomial Distribution
12.2. THE POISSON DISTRIBUTION 781
12.2 The Poisson Distribution
A Linear Model for α-Ray Emission
Probability Models
The Poisson Probability Distribution
Poisson probability distribution
12.3 The Power Spectrum
Signal + Noise
Detecting the Frequency of a Signal
The Problem of Phase
The Power Spectrum
12.4 Fourier Series
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Callahan,Hoffman,Cox,O'Shea,Pollatsek,Senechal Calculus in Context - The Five College Calculus Course (W.H. Freeman)

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