Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295) is now being published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product.
Slay the calculus monster with this userfriendly guide
Calculus For Dummies, 2^{nd} Edition makes calculus manageable—even if you're one of the many students who sweat at the thought of it. By breaking down differentiation and integration into digestible concepts, this guide helps you build a stronger foundation with a solid understanding of the big ideas at work. This userfriendly math book leads you stepbystep through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the "how" and "why" in plain English instead of mathspeak. Through relevant instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that reallife calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be.
Calculus is a required course for many college majors, and for students without a strong math foundation, it can be a real barrier to graduation. Breaking that barrier down means recognizing calculus for what it is—simply a tool for studying the ways in which variables interact. It's the logical extension of the algebra, geometry, and trigonometry you've already taken, and Calculus For Dummies, 2^{nd} Edition proves that if you can master those classes, you can tackle calculus and win.

Includes foundations in algebra, trigonometry, and precalculus concepts

Explores sequences, series, and graphing common functions

Instructs you how to approximate area with integration

Features things to remember, things to forget, and things you can't get away with
Stop fearing calculus, and learn to embrace the challenge. With this comprehensive study guide, you'll gain the skills and confidence that make all the difference. Calculus For Dummies, 2^{nd} Edition provides a roadmap for success, and the backup you need to get there.