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Calculus: Single Variable Part 2 - Differentiation, Universidad de Pensilvania

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Calculus is one of the grandest achievements of human thought, explaining everything from planetary orbits to the optimal size of a city to the periodicity of a heartbeat. This brisk course covers the core ideas of single-variable Calculus with emphases on conceptual understanding and applications. The course is ideal for students beginning in the engineering, physical, and social sciences. Distinguishing features of the course include: 1) the introduction and use of Taylor series and approximations from the beginning; 2) a novel synthesis of discrete and continuous forms of Calculus; 3) an emphasis on the conceptual over the computational; and 4) a clear, dynamic, unified approach. In this second part--part two of five--we cover derivatives, differentiation rules, linearization, higher derivatives, optimization, differentials, and differentiation operators....

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por JB

Feb 18, 2018

So much fun, and hits all sorts of things I'd always wanted to know. The homework took me a long time, so I didn't get to watch all the bonus lectures, but the ones I did were really interesting.

por WG

Feb 17, 2017

Not a class for someone with no calculus experience. However, if you have some calculus knowledge it will deepen your knowledge more than any other MOOC I have found. Truly a great course.

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May 26, 2019

Excelente curso donde aprendí el cálculo de variable real, lo recomiendo mucho ya que se aprende bastante acerca del tema

por Ariel Patricio Cerda Rojas

May 22, 2019

weno, bonito y barato

por Michael Cosgrove

May 03, 2019

Great course

por Pedro Raro

Apr 20, 2019

excellent course

por Gabriel Quinche

Mar 17, 2019

some interesting applications of even the most basics of calculus, also finally a way to truely understand the second derivate test

por BoWen Teng

Mar 12, 2019

It's very good for me to start a new way to the math and it opens up my new ideas, thanks to professior G

por li zhi

Mar 03, 2019


por 胡启阳

Feb 24, 2019


por Daniel Morales

Jan 08, 2019

A very good course, some themes were new for me

por Lord Lawrence Abayan

Nov 26, 2018

This course is good because there are challenging questions which helps you apply the concepts in calculus!