The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus

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Penguin, 2006 - Mathematics - 336 pages
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Cast off the curse of calculus!

Students no longer have anything to fear: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus, Second Edition, is here. Like its predecessor, it was created with an audience of students working toward a non-science related degree in mind. A non-intimidating, easy-to-understand textbook companion, this new edition has more explanatory graphs and illustrations and double the number of practice problems.
• First edition of this book has sold more copies than any of the other 70+ books on the subject
• Twice as many practice problems in this second edition
• More college students are now required to take calculus in college than ever before
• Author is an award-winning calculus teacher praised for his ability to make this topic fun and approachable
• His website,, reaches thousands of students every month

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This book SAVED MY GRADE. I am employed full time, and am a full time student at a University of California...and I simply do not have the time to go to tutoring or office hours. BUT, this book was ... Read full review

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One of the best books that I ever read! I think this book should replace the traditional Calculas books in our schools and colleges!!! Amazing sense of humor, and execelent intutiveness!!! The author never lets you guessing!!! and always keeps you interested!

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\W. Michael Kelley is a former award-winning calculus teacher and the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Precalculus, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra.

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