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Highlights of Calculus
Videos by Professor Gilbert Strang, MIT.
*INTRODUCTION (1 VIDEO)
*HIGHLIGHTS OF CALCULUS (5 VIDEOS)
*DERIVATIVES (12 VIDEOS)
Active Calculus is different from most existing calculus texts in at least the following ways: the text is free for download by students and instructors in .pdf format; in the electronic format, graphics are in full color and there are live html links to java applets; the text is open source, and interested instructors can gain access to the original source files upon request; the style of the text requires students to be active learners. Published: 2016
APEX Calculus is a calculus textbook written for traditional college/university calculus courses. It has the look and feel of the calculus book you likely use right now (Stewart, Thomas & Finney, etc.), except it is free. Published 2015.
This course is based on Applied Calculus, by Shana Calaway, Dale Hoffman, and David Lippman. The full textbook can be downloaded for free. Students will learn to apply calculus in economic and business settings, like maximizing profit or minimizing average cost, finding elasticity of demand, or finding the present value of a continuous income stream. Published 2014.
This OER textbook is written by Professor Gilbert Strang, from MIT. Published in 1991 by Wellesley-Cambridge Press, the book is a useful resource for educators and self-learners alike. It is well organized, covers single variable and multivariable calculus in depth, and is rich with applications. In addition to the Textbook, there is also an online Instructor's Manual and a student Study Guide. Prof. Strang has also developed a related series of videos, Highlights of Calculus, on the basic ideas of calculus.
Calculus Volume 1
The following three Calculus books are from OpenStax. Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 1 covers functions, limits, derivatives, and integration.