The Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
by Dan Sloughter
Publisher: Furman University 2001
Number of pages: 260
In your first exposure to calculus, the primary focus of your attention was on functions involving a single independent variable and a single dependent variable. However, many of the functions of importance both within mathematics itself as well as in the application of mathematics to the rest of the world involve many variables simultaneously. This book covers introduction to Rn, angles and the dot product, the cross product, lines, planes, and hyperplanes, linear and affine functions, operations with matrices, and much more.
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by Kenneth Kuttler - Brigham Young University
This book presents the necessary linear algebra and then uses it as a framework upon which to build multivariable calculus. This is the correct approach, leaving open the possibility that at least some students will understand the topics presented.
by Michael Corral - Schoolcraft College
A textbok on elementary multivariable calculus, the covered topics: vector algebra, lines, planes, surfaces, vector-valued functions, functions of 2 or 3 variables, partial derivatives, optimization, multiple, line and surface integrals.
by George Cain, James Herod
The text covers Euclidean three space, vectors, vector functions, derivatives, more dimensions, linear functions and matrices, continuity, the Taylor polynomial, sequences and series, Taylor series, integration, Gauss and Green, Stokes.
by Paul Dawkins - Lamar University
These lecture notes should be accessible to anyone wanting to learn Calculus III or needing a refresher in some of the topics from the class. The notes assume a working knowledge of limits, derivatives, integration, parametric equations, vectors.