**Difference Equations to Differential Equations - An introduction to calculus**

by Dan Sloughter

2000**Number of pages**: 599

**Description**:

The study of calculus begins with questions about change. What happens to the velocity of a swinging pendulum as its position changes? What happens to the position of a planet as time changes? What happens to a population of owls as its rate of reproduction changes? Mathematically, one is interested in learning to what extent changes in one quantity affect the value of another related quantity. Through the study of the way in which quantities
change we are able to understand more deeply the relationships between the quantities themselves.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Read online**

(online reading)

## Similar books

**Elementary Functions and Applications**

by

**Arthur Sullivan Gale, Charles William Watkeys**-

**H. Holt & Co.**

This book presents the elementary functions; algebraic and transcendental, and their applications to problems arising in various fields of knowledge. The treatment is confined to functions of one variable, with incidental exceptions ...

(

**7414**views)

**Community Calculus**

by

**David Guichard, Neal Koblitz**

This textbook covers analytic geometry, derivative, transcendental functions, curve sketching, integration, sequences and series, three dimensions, vector functions, partial differentiation, multiple integration, and vector valculus.

(

**29396**views)

**Analytic Geometry and Calculus**

by

**F.S. Woods, F.H. Bailey**-

**Ginn and Company**

The first part of the book brings together all methods for the graphical representation of functions of one variable, and analytic geometry of two dimensions. The transition to the calculus is made early through the discussion of slope and area ...

(

**10537**views)

**Differential and Integral Calculus**

by

**C. E. Love, E. D. Rainville**-

**The MacMillan Company**

This book presents a first course in the calculus. The text is intended to contain a precise statement of the fundamental principle involved, and to insure the student's clear understanding of this principle, without a multitude of details.

(

**20292**views)