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Title:On The Shoulders Of Giants : A Course In Single Variable Calculus
Item ID:BB06-19100
Publisher:University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005
University of New South Wales, 2005, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint

"This book is an innovative introductory mathematics text for science & engineering students. The book presents the mathematical content of a traditional first year calculus course ; however, the subject matter is developed by modelling real life problems to demonstrate the way that mathematics pervades many aspects of our lives. The approach taken: 1/ Understands that mathematics should be introduced in a context tailored to its audience. 2/ Begins with a series of real life problems - an amusement park ride, an air disaster & problems caused by vibrating cables on a bridge. 3/ Uses the solutions to these problems as a means of providing a way of introducing mathematical concepts as they are needed & in a context suitable to the needs of that audience." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 284 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, a few creases, as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Education; Reference. ISBN: 0868407178. ISBN/EAN: 9780868407173. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19100.
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