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Table Of Contents

1) Introduction
1.2) Formats, Symbols, and Book Use
A Season for Calculus
2) Barrow’s Diagram
3) The Two Fundamental Problems of Calculus
Figure 3.1: Two Paths of Varying Complexity
Figure 3.2: Different Points, Same Slope
Figure 3.4: Curry’s Paradox
4) Foundations
4.1) Functions: Input to Output
Figure 4.1: The General Function Process
4.2) Inverse Functions: Output to Input
4.3) Arrows, Targets, and Limits
4.4) Continuous Functions
Figure 4.5: The Impossible Leap
Figure 4.7: Line Segment and Slope
Figure 4.8: Similar Walks—Dissimilar Coordinates
4.6) Instantaneous Change Ratios
Figure 4.9: A Walk on the Curve
Figure 4.10: Failure to Match Exact Slope
4.7) ‘Wee’ Little Numbers Known as Differentials
4.8) A Fork in the Road
Figure 4.15: And that has made all the Difference…
5) Solving the First Problem
5.1) Differential Change Ratios
5.2) Process and Products: Differentiation
5.3) Process Improvement: Derivative Formulas
5.4) Applications of the Derivative
Figure 5.5: Tangent and Normal Lines
Figure 5.6: Schematic for Newton’s Method
Figure 5.7: The Basis of Linear Approximation
Figure 5.8: Local Maximum and Local Minimum
Figure 5.9: Local Extrema and Saddle Point
Figure 5.10: First Derivative Test
Figure 5.11: Continuity and Absolute Extrema
Figure 5.13: Schematic for Girder Problem
Figure 5.14: Use of Pivot Point in Girder Problem
Figure 5.16: Geometric Abstraction of Girder Problem
5.5) Process Adaptation: Implicit Differentiation
5.6) Higher Order Derivatives
Figure 5.21: A Roller Coaster Ride
5.7) Further Applications of the Derivative
Figure 5.22: Enclosed Rectangular Box
Figure 5.23: Rectangle with Given Perimeter
6) Antiprocesses
6.1) Antiprocesses Prior to Calculus
Figure 6.1: Poor Old Humpty Dumpty
6.2) Process and Products: Antidifferentiation
6.3) Process Improvement: Integral Formulas
6.4) Antidifferentiation Applied to Differential Equations
7) Solving the Second Problem
7.1) The Differential Equation of Planar Area
Figure 7.1: Planar Area with One Curved Boundary
Figure 7.2: A Beaker Full of Area
7.2) Process and Products: Continuous Sums
Figure 7.7: One ‘Itsy Bitsy’ Infinitesimal Sliver
7.3) Process Improvement: Definite Integrals
7.4) Geometric Applications of the Definite Integral
Figure 7.8: Area Between Two Curves
Figure 7.10: Over and Under Shaded Area
Figure 7.14: Verifying the Volume of a Cone
Figure 7.15: When to Use the Disk Method
Figure 7.17: Flattened Out Cylindrical Shell
Figure 7.19: The Volume of an Inverted Cone
Figure 7.20: Arc Length and Associated Methodology
8) Sampling the Power of Differential Equations
8.1) Differential Equalities
Table 8.1: Elementary Differential Equations
8.2) Applications in Physics
Figure 8.2: Work with Non-Constant Force
Figure 8.5: Newton Tames the Beast
Figure 8.6: From Earth to the Moon
Figure 8.8: A Simple Electric Circuit
Figure 8.9: Dynamic Brine Tank
Figure 8.10: Graph of Logistic Growth Equation
8.3) Applications in Finance
Table 8.2: Fixed Rate Mortgage Comparison
Figure 9.2: A Fixed Differential Element in Space
Answers to Problems
Short Bibliography
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Calculus without Limits--Almost: Second Edition

Calculus without Limits--Almost: Second Edition

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Calculus without Limits is an original exposition of single-variable calculus using the classic differential approach. By using differentials (as opposed to limits), the book provides a seamless transition from elementary calculus to elementary ordinary differential equations. Home schoolers and people needing a quick but thorough review of elementary calculus concepts will benefit from this book. A Third Edition with updates and index is currently available on Amazon.
Calculus without Limits is an original exposition of single-variable calculus using the classic differential approach. By using differentials (as opposed to limits), the book provides a seamless transition from elementary calculus to elementary ordinary differential equations. Home schoolers and people needing a quick but thorough review of elementary calculus concepts will benefit from this book. A Third Edition with updates and index is currently available on Amazon.

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