# Calculus II For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons, Jan 24, 2012 - Mathematics - 368 pages
An easy-to-understand primer on advanced calculus topics

Calculus II is a prerequisite for many popular college majors, including pre-med, engineering, and physics. Calculus II For Dummies offers expert instruction, advice, and tips to help second semester calculus students get a handle on the subject and ace their exams.

It covers intermediate calculus topics in plain English, featuring in-depth coverage of integration, including substitution, integration techniques and when to use them, approximate integration, and improper integrals. This hands-on guide also covers sequences and series, with introductions to multivariable calculus, differential equations, and numerical analysis. Best of all, it includes practical exercises designed to simplify and enhance understanding of this complex subject.

• Introduction to integration
• Indefinite integrals
• Intermediate Integration topics
• Infinite series
• Practice exercises

Confounded by curves? Perplexed by polynomials? This plain-English guide to Calculus II will set you straight!

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I used this book to refresh my understanding of integrals and calculus two in general. I'm not sure how effective it would be at teaching you the subject from scratch, but it is an decent resource if you forgot a few things. Read full review

### Contents

 Trig Substitution Knowing All the TriAngles 151 When All Else Fails Integration with Partial Fractions 173 Intermediate Integration Topics 195 Pump Up the Volume Using Calculus 219 Infinite Series 241 Where Is This Going? Testing 261 Dressing Up Functions with the Taylor Series 283 Introduction 1 306
 Ten Aha Insights in Calculus II 345 Chapter 17 Ten Tips to Take to the Test 351 Index 355 Introduction to Integration 9 Dispelling Ghosts from the Past 39 A Review of Calculus I 53 Knowing your limits 53 Finding Limits Using LHopitals Rule 65 From Definite to Indefinite The Indefinite Integral 73 Indefinite Integrals 103

 Advanced Topics 306 Forging into New Areas Solving Area Problems 197 Chapter 10 Pump Up the Volume Using Calculus to Solve 3D Problems 219 Part IV Infinite Seri... 307 Whats So Different about Differential Equations? 329 Whats So Different about Differential Equations? 329 Part VI The Part of Tens 343
 What happened to the other rules? 110 Evaluating More Difficult Integrals 110 Making a Fast Switch Variable Substitution 117 Copyright