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.
A clear, well designed calculus guide for the math novice to the PhD major. Highly recommendPublished 1 month ago by D. Dalal
This book contains fairly good explanations of many of the basic principles of Calculus. Admittedly, this is a difficult subject, but it seems to me that this book occasionally... Read morePublished 5 months ago by StarStuff
Where were these books when I was a kid? These books are fun to read and easy to understand, Thanks Larry!
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I am working and studying and learning. That's all folks and thank you for the opportunity to recommend this product.Published 10 months ago by Roy
If only I could get my brain around the math enough to get past the first chapter. Maybe I'll stick to Gonick's wonderful history books.Published 11 months ago by cneil
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 16 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 17 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 18 months ago by Hector Juarez