2 edition of **Elementary functions: backdrop for the calculus** found in the catalog.

Elementary functions: backdrop for the calculus

Melcher P. Fobes

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Published
**1973**
by Macmillan in New York
.

Written in English

- Functions.

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Backdrop for the calculus. |

Statement | [by] Melcher P. Fobes. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA331.3 .F62 1973 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xv, 510 p. |

Number of Pages | 510 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5709749M |

LC Control Number | 70185214 |

This book on Mathematics which focuses on Calculus consists of four units. It covers the basic concepts of the differential and integral calculus of functions of a single variable. It also covers sequences of real numbers and infinite series of both real numbers and of some special functions. (Another book in this genre is “Calculus by and for Young People,” by Don Cohen.) “It’s not the subject of calculus as formally taught in college,” Droujkova notes.

Chapter 0: Why Study Calculus? Introduction. The purpose of this chapter is to tempt you into learning some calculus. Topics. What You Should Know. Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (about $) offers a mixed bag when it comes to explanations. On the one hand, it fleshes out broad concepts in a way that's clear and simple, but on the other, its practice problems often have little in the way of clarification.

differential and integral calculus for real-valued functions of one real variable, The book has elementary prerequisites, and it is designed to be used for lecture ematical disciplines, as well as physics and engineering. The background the student needs to read this book is quite modest. Anyone. 5 p 1 NOTE: The preceding examples are special cases of power functions, which have the general form y = x p, for any real value of p, for x > 0. If p > 0, then the graph starts at the origin and continues to rise to infinity. (In particular, if p > 1, then the graph is concave up, such as the parabola y = p = 1, the graph is the straight line y = x.

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Buy Elementary functions: backdrop for the calculus on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fobes, Melcher P. Elementary functions: backdrop for the calculus. New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) The idea of replacing a function by its power series played an important role throughout the development of calculus, and is a powerful technique in many applications.

All the functions in this text will be functions of a single real variable—that is, the values that the variable can take are real Size: 1MB. Certainly one key background tool for the calculus is the function concept. Being familiar with function concepts and specific functions provides an important foundation and language for the calculus.

To understand calculus you should have a background that allows you to use numbers and variables in the context of algebra. This is a fresh look at the foundations of calculus. The book will be useful reference for students who like the 'theorem - proof' approach to calculus, these proofs are completely rigorous in the sense of modern mathematics.

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semester to direct study of this subject, this book focuses on a much more limited goal. The book will try to develop a series of de nitions and results that are parallel to those in an elementary course in the calculus of functions of a single variable.

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calculus, functions often deﬁne a relation from (a subset of) the real numbers to (a subset of) the real numbers. While the name of the function is technically “f,” we will abuse notation and call the function “f(x)” to remind the reader that it is a function.

Example Consider the function f. General Course Information Course Description: An intensive study of the elementary functions required for calculus. These functions will include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions.

Emphasis is on algebraic structure and graphs. Analysis of conic sections and analytic geometry is included. Inverse functions and Implicit functions10 5. Exercises13 Chapter 2. Derivatives (1)15 1.

The tangent to a curve15 2. An example { tangent to a parabola16 3. Instantaneous velocity17 4. Rates of change17 5. Examples of rates of change18 6. Exercises18 Chapter 3. Limits and Continuous Functions21 1. Informal de nition of limits21 2. the vertical axis.

The function value is the location on the vertical axis. Now, most of the functions that we will encounter in this course have for-mulas.

For example, the area A of a circle is a function of its radius r. In function notation, we write A(r) = πr2. However, there are functions that can not be represented by a formula. The books include motivation that guides the reader to an appreciation of interrela- of Newton’s method for approximating zeros of functions, as well as its cousin, the secant method.

Proofsare providedfor theoremsElementary Analysis: The Theory of Calculus.This book provides a rigorous course in the calculus of functions of a real vari-able. It is intended for students who have previously studied calculus at the elementary level and are possibly entering their ﬁrst upper-level mathematics course.

In many undergraduate programs, the ﬁrst course in .See the main Courses page for more information on the structure of the introductory courses. Below is textbook information and an abbreviated list of the topics in MTH Textbook: Functions Modeling Change, 5th edition by Eric Connaly et al.

Available through the Smith Bookstore and most online retailers. Topics: Elementary functions is a course for students interested in exploring [ ].