### CALCULUS MADE EASY SILVANUS P THOMPSON PDF

Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 5 by Silvanus P. Thompson. Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson. No cover available. Calculus Made Easy is a book on calculus originally published in by Silvanus P. Thompson, considered a classic and elegant introduction to the subject. New York, N.Y. The original edition of Calculus Made Easy was written by Silvanus P. Thompson and published in , with subsequent editions in.

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Calculus Made Easy has been a classic introduction to the subject ever since it was first published by Silvanus P. Jan 12, Ellen Kock rated it it was amazing.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat In fact, this is a very old book early 20th century and it’s surprising how accessible it is I would say, more than today’s books. How making that jump from learning trigonometry and algebra to learning calculus is a profound experience.

The original text is now in the public domain under US copyright law although Macmillan’s calcuus under UK law is reproduced in the edition from St.

### Calculus Made Easy

If Thompson maed wanted to bother with limits and epsilon-delta stuff he would have, so why drag that into the book? Thompson was both irreverent and witty in his development of the subject.

Aug 07, Jonathan Peto rated it it silvznus amazing Shelves: I would read in one until I couldn’t go any farther, then I would read in the other up to the same subject point. With a new introduction, three new chapters, modernized language and methods throughout, and an appendix of challenging and enjoyable practice problems, Calculus Made Easy has been thoroughly updated for the modern reader.

Mad props for being the first calculus text I didn’t hate, and actually being fun. The calcilus book can be obtained free from gutenberg. Calculus Made Easy has long been the most popular calculus primer, and this major revision of the classic math text makes the subject at hand still more comprehensible to readers of all levels. Lists with This Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’ve worked my way through another calculus text because of it and am able to understand discussions about aspects of calculus in other math books as well.

Learned it again in college and hated it. This isn’t all the other calculus books out there. With a new introduction, three new chapters, modernized language and methods throughout, and an appendix of challenging and enjoyable practice problems, Calculus Made Easy has been Calculus Made Easy has long been the most popular calculus primer, and this major revision of the classic math text makes the subject at hand still more comprehensible to readers of all levels.

Aesy know I didn’t. I do know that I will buy this book for all my children when they are taking Calculus. It made me think of all the abstractions which were equally ‘correct’ that lost out over the years.

### Calculus Made Easy – Silvanus P Thompson|Martin Gardner – Macmillan International Higher Education

Heck, Thompson wrote while mainstream analysis was still being worked out. I’m happy to have this legendary book maxe my first Math book read from cover to cover.

Jan 23, Dipesh rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Presented the concepts quite simply and readably. In si,vanus first major revision of the text sinceMartin Gardner – the ‘Mathematical Games’ Another point that is important to note is that they don’t just demonstrate how the problems are done, Thompson and Gardener also prove how the math is true and how it can be used calculuz science and in the real world.

I’m a software developer and have had my interests in Mathematics for quite some time now. I’ll be honest, I didn’t solve most of the problems that was not my intent I’m a software developer and have had my interests in Mathematics for quite some time now.

If you have any interest in math or are going to be forced into taking Calculus Calculus Made Easy will make the topic enjoyable or at least understandable.

Thompson is one of the individuals represented on the Engineers Walk in Bristol, England. It is what comes after a few introductory chapters by Gardner that really made me smile: But let’s be honest: Pages to import images to Wikidata Commons category link from Wikidata All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Silvanjs with permanently dead external links Articles with Project Gutenberg links All callculus articles. This book fixed that and was a ton of fun to read.

## Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson

Also they had put a copyright notice. Prior to this book, I had essy to wade through a couple of college entry-level calculus textbooks, but found the style of both authors silvznus be obtuse and tnompson. Martin Gardner has updated and revised the latest edition. This book served as a good reminder to what I had learned at school and reads in an enjoyable manner. I learned calc in high school and hated it. He also messed a bit too much with the examples in the text, leaving out some and complicating without any hints as to why others.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 26, Allyn rated it it was amazing. Aug 28, Donald rated it it was amazing.

Please stay away from this edition. The author doesn’t seem to have a consistent audience in mind. The style is conversational, even breezy. It turned out to not be at all what I’m looking for yet I am rating it 5 stars!

Good, this is making a comeback. About Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Gardner changes “fifth form boys” to the more American sounding sklvanus gender neutral “high school students,” updates many now obsolescent mathematical notations or terms, and uses American decimal dollars and cents in currency examples.