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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 first part--part one of five--you will extend your understanding of Taylor series, review limits, learn the *why* behind l'Hopital's rule, and, most importantly, learn a new language for describing growth and decay of functions: the BIG O....

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YG
2 de jul. de 2018

Very well structured for a refresher course. Thank you Professor Ghrist for your effort in putting this course together. A little additional outside research was required but well worth the effort.

NL
9 de feb. de 2021

Excellent introduction to Calculus, I wanted to review the material to tutor my child but I am very happy that I learned a whole new way of looking at Calculus.\n\nThank you so much Prof. Ghrist.

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por Alexander O

11 de may. de 2020

High quality and entertaining videos. Correcting some organizational mistakes (like current links to textbook) would make this a five star class.

por HAIBO W

16 de ago. de 2020

The course explains the knowledge quite clearly, but it is not really easy. The Quizzes can have some more tips as that would help me think.

por Dr. T V R

27 de dic. de 2016

I would like to have been able to review some quiz questions with answers after the course was complete. That option does not seem to exist.

por Gloria M

27 de sep. de 2020

this is a good way of reviewing calculus . the part of functions was not that much hard as Prof Ghrist keep saying it just need commitment

por Harshavardhan

26 de feb. de 2018

The lectures on Big O (growth rates) are way too hard to comprehend, compared to the rest of the lectures. Please do try to simplify them.

por Ayanabha P

20 de jul. de 2020

It was a nice course. Learned quite a bit about calculus. slides designes was awesome. love to complete other courses by prof. ghriest.

por Ehsanul H R

31 de may. de 2020

This is a very good course to understand the main theme of calculus. Though it was little bit hard I enjoyed the course.

por Jorge C

18 de mar. de 2020

Sometimes explanations are not complete enough to understand the problems. However, in general terms is a great course.

por Eduardo d R V

12 de mar. de 2020

Excelente curso. Sugestão: maior número de exemplos resolvidos poderia facilitar a compreensão o estudante.

por Carlos M

30 de ago. de 2020

Good course but some explanations are not clear. They should update the PennCalcWiki to make it work.

por Matthew D

25 de abr. de 2021

Just needed a reference sheet with all the relevant equations, like the back page of a text book.

por Robert A

17 de nov. de 2020

Good course, but definitely difficult. A couple of quiz questions that were misleading or wrong.

por german l

1 de sep. de 2019

Excelente curso para volver a repasar los conceptos de calculo que estudiamos en la universidad.

por Nhi H

15 de jul. de 2021

Very helpful but sometimes the test requires more knowledges outside the lectures

por Bashir A

18 de ene. de 2019

the big O part is a bit ubiquitous. But everything else is amazingly described.

por Michael L

27 de dic. de 2020

Course hard -- professor could have been clearer with fundamentals in lectures

por raphael z

1 de abr. de 2020

good course, not too hard. would like a little bit more of theory and proofs

por Yiwen W

6 de dic. de 2019

Videoes of the course is very good but some questions are little difficult.

por Roshan N

24 de sep. de 2018

Very Tough Part

Learn lots of things that I never know before

Thank You

por Minindu

26 de feb. de 2020

If there are man questions regarding the content it would be helpful.

por Timur S

31 de mar. de 2020

thanks great course! please, make about stability and dynamic system

por Wenruo H

5 de dic. de 2016

It could be better if we can see the key or tips for the homework.

por Mohammad H

22 de mar. de 2018

a good and neat course, I used it for reviewing and it went well

por Yashh S K

29 de nov. de 2018

Everything was exceptionally well taught except the Big-O part.