# Calculus the Easy Way

Barron's Educational Series, 1996 - Calculus. - 323 pages
Longtime favorites for both classroom and self-teaching help, Barron's Easy Way Series titles review a wide variety of subjects, presenting fundamental concepts in clear, easy-to-understand language and examples. Calculus the Easy Way covers all the essentials of a first-year calculus course, including derivatives, integrals, trignometric functions, natural logarithms, exponential functions, and an introduction to differential equations.

### What people are saying -Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Contents

 The Slope of the Tangent Line 1 Calculating Derivatives 13 Drawing Curves with Derivatives 30 Derivatives of Complicated Functions 43 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions 60 Optimum Values and Related Rates 72 A Backward Derivative 84 Finding Areas with Integrals 99
 Integration by Trigonometric Substitution 141 Integration by Partial Fractions 153 Finding Volumes with Integrals 169 Arc Lengths Surface Areas and the Center of Mass 183 Introduction to Differential Equations 198 Partial Derivatives 221 Comprehensive Test of Calculus Problems 233 Stanislavsky Guide to Calculus 258

 Natural Logarithms 112 Exponential Functions and Integration by Parts 128
 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 321 - The value of the derivative at any point of a curve is equal to the slope of the tangent line to the curve at that point.

### About the author (1996)

Downing teaches economics and quantitative methods and is undergraduate program director for the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University. He holds the Ph.D. degree in economics from Yale University.