A complete—and completely enjoyable—new illustrated guide to calculus
Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics—and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject—he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education—a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.
I assure you, we are not related...I am an instructor and really appreciate good, well written instructional material.
One drawback is that this book has very few problems for the reader to work on or test themselves on their understanding of the material.
Great resource to help students understand calculus topics when reading the textbook becomes confussing or hard to understand.
I am working and studying and learning. That's all folks and thank you for the opportunity to recommend this product.Published 7 months ago by Roy
I used this amazing resource to successfully teach my 8 year old son derivatives & integrals - Thank you Mr Gonick for giving my kid a head start in life !Published 14 months ago by Joshua Reuben
Larry Gonick makes difficult subjects enjoyable and, more importantly, understandable. I've really enjoyed flipping through these pages. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Dallin Nelson
Overall okay but it's way better than the old and boring text books. You should use this a study guide more than first time learning.Published 16 months ago by Hector Juarez
I like the structure and contents of the book, it fits perfectly in a first calculus course. Even it is written in a cartoon format it has no lack of formality. Read morePublished 17 months ago by J. Refugio Reyes Valdes
It might've been nice if he'd had a bit more on the history of early developments and less rehashing of limits; but, overall it presents material, which is typically offered only... Read morePublished 20 months ago by jeffrey godden