Big Picture of Calculus

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Calculus is about change. One function tells how quickly another function is changing. Professor Strang shows how calculus applies to ordinary life situations, such as:

  • driving a car
  • climbing a mountain
  • growing to full adult height

Professor Strang's Calculus textbook (1st edition, 1991) is freely available here.

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Summary with practice problems
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