The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
ISBN: 0061689092
EAN13: 9780061689093
Language: English
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
A refreshingly humorous but thorough guide to general calculus from the author of the bestselling The Cartoon Guide to Physics and The Cartoon History of the Modern World.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover A complete--and completely enjoyable--new illustrated guide to calculus Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics--and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject--he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education--a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.