Description. Sheldon Axler’s Precalculus focuses only on topics that students actually need to succeed in calculus. Because of this, Precalculus is a very. slope tan Θ. 1. Precalculus. A Prelude to Calculus with. Student Solutions Manual . Sheldon Axler. San Francisco State University. JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC. For anyone who needs to learn calculus, the best place to start is by gaining a solid foundation in precalculus concepts. This new book.

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If you’re not much into theory, then Spivak and Apostol are not good choice.

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Mooncalf rated it liked it Oct 24, I think “precalculus” is somewhat a confusing subject, and maybe because high schools in the US break down algebra I II, geometry, and trig too much. Amandeep marked it as to-read Oct 06, Draft saved Draft deleted.

Sarah Higinbotham rated it did not like it Mar 17, Ideally I would just use one book.

Jun 6, Jun 2, 1. Jun 3, 9. Erick marked it as to-read May axled, Jorge Perez added it Nov 20, Jun 2, 2. In addition, chapter openers and end-of-chapter summaries precaculus the material to be learned. One thing I do know from experience, is that starting with the wrong book can be OK for a little while. Sahib marked it as to-read Sep 16, I am an adult student going back to finish my undergraduate degree that I put off as I worked in the IT field for many years almost 20 years.


And how long do you think it’ll take to work through it? Lang covers everything precalculu need in order to succesfully study calculus and higher math. Here we are, https: For anyone who needs to learn calculus, the best place to start is by gaining a solid foundation in precalculus concepts. A Prelude to Calculus by Sheldon Axler. Evelyn rated it did not like it Dec 20, Open Preview See a Problem?

Precalculus: A Prelude to Calculus by Sheldon Axler

If this is for some kind of prrcalculus schooling situation, definitely don’t use one of these. Vsvvsfvfvfs rated it really liked it Mar 19, Bukka rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Adam rated it liked it Aug 19, Which combo would work best? And the Axler books I mentioned seem right on the money for me.

I’m probably just nitpicking. Jun 7, K’Aduuguus Mcmillan marked it as to-read Dec 16, Like Lang’s “Basic Mathematics”.

Nathaniel rated it it was ok Feb 19, The best I’ve seen so far, and please chime in, in terms of striking a good balance in terms of theory and application is George Simmons’ “Calculus with Analytic Geometry” 2nd ed. I very much like theory, but wonder if Apostol or Spivak are the best choices when going back to review Calculus.

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The order of topics is a bit different, as I was saying, and really minor stuff is shuffled around, but either will accomplish the same thing I feel. I guess I should have posted a bit axleer myself.


Anyway, I’ve looked again the the “Table of Contents” for both books I linked, and they seem to really be exactly the same. Nima added it Jul 17, If you go to the links and look at the table of contents for both you’ll see they are indeed the same.

When I took it, I found it easy and got top grades, but that was a while ago. Return to Book Page. Have something axldr add? Needless to say I didn’t keep any!

Jun 2, 8. I think Simmons will be best for you. Jun 2, 3. Axler’s books seem refreshing, but perhaps there are even better ones.

Also that axxler influence your decision on which calculus book to buy. I’ve looked at the 2 schools I need to choose between for attending starting this fall, and what books they use for their calculus curriculum.

While it may be true that I may know what I want, that doesn’t make it easier to navigate dozens of books to find a good one.

Readers will benefit from the straightforward definitions and examples of complex concepts. It will take me 2 months at most to get through it now that I have it and have looked through it. L marked it as to-read Oct 22, So given all this, maybe it’s easier now to recommend either the Apostol, Simmons, or Spivak books?