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Calculus: Single Variable Part 2 - Differentiation, University of Pennsylvania

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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 second part--part two of five--we cover derivatives, differentiation rules, linearization, higher derivatives, optimization, differentials, and differentiation operators....

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von JB

Feb 18, 2018

So much fun, and hits all sorts of things I'd always wanted to know. The homework took me a long time, so I didn't get to watch all the bonus lectures, but the ones I did were really interesting.

von WG

Feb 17, 2017

Not a class for someone with no calculus experience. However, if you have some calculus knowledge it will deepen your knowledge more than any other MOOC I have found. Truly a great course.

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von Ariel Patricio Cerda Rojas

May 22, 2019

weno, bonito y barato

von Michael Cosgrove

May 03, 2019

Great course

von Pedro Raro

Apr 20, 2019

excellent course

von Gabriel Quinche

Mar 17, 2019

some interesting applications of even the most basics of calculus, also finally a way to truely understand the second derivate test

von BoWen Teng

Mar 12, 2019

It's very good for me to start a new way to the math and it opens up my new ideas, thanks to professior G

von li zhi

Mar 03, 2019

excellent!!!!

von 胡启阳

Feb 24, 2019

excellent

von Daniel Morales

Jan 08, 2019

A very good course, some themes were new for me

von Lord Lawrence Abayan

Nov 26, 2018

This course is good because there are challenging questions which helps you apply the concepts in calculus!

von Aaditya Sanjay Kulkarni

Nov 25, 2018

This course really helped me to learn various different skills to differentiate and developed my interest in calculus a lot..I really thank Sir Robert Ghrist from bottom of my heart for designing such a wonderful course for learners...