Calculus Made Easy is a book on infinitesimal calculus originally published in by Silvanus P. Thompson. The original text continues to be available as of. New York, N.Y. The original edition of Calculus Made Easy was written by Silvanus P. Thompson and published in , with subsequent editions in. Calculus Made Easy has ratings and 60 reviews. Isaac said: It’s still not Before there was the beloved Martin Gardner, there was Sylvanus P Thompson.

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The preface helps Calculus made easy is one of the best science and math books that I have read to date. I reread the text a few times and worked out most of the problems and feel I now understand calculus sklvanus enough to appreciate its significance jade genius. My nook Simple makes for very difficult reading of the equations without a magnifying glass. Jun 08, Wm Pope rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: This is ONLY because the original is so good.

The book goes into some depth and talks about chain rule, product rule and the quotient rule in Differential Calculus. Please enter the letters displayed. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Jan 12, Ellen Kock rated it it was amazing. The author does indeed present the subj This was a book that I skimmed silvnus, rather than thoroughly digested, not least because much of each chapter consists of worked examples and exercises which I didn’t attempt.


Oct 15, Arun Mahendrakar rated it really liked it. This book fixed that and was a ton of fun to read. So highly recommended to a bright high-schooler or baffled undergrad, ideally to be followed by A Primer of Infinitesimal Analysisif you can convince people that you don’t need the standard analysis curriculum. The style is conversational, even breezy.

However, if you want an exhaustive reference book or a textbook suitable for college level engineering or mathematics, there are better books out there because this book lacks rigour and does not dive into deeper, more advanced mzde and applications of calculus.

Aug 09, Jason Rubenstein rated it it was amazing.

Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson

The idea of calculus is so simple, and Mr. Changing the size of the type does not increase the size of any mathematical notation.

I strongly recommend it. A warning to purchasers of this book as an e-pub.

Aug 15, Rod Jr. These points also help you know how the definitions or the problems.

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He can’t decide what level of reader he’s teaching. What one fool can do, another can. Best math book I’ve ever read. Calculus Made Easy Author s: The book is a fun, cheap, and somewhat dated way to get into calculus.


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Thompson is one of the individuals represented on the Engineers Walk in Bristol, England. Gardner covers some of the issues that have been addressed in the teaching of higher math, and he makes no bones about the need to encourage rather than discourage those who can most benefit from having a practical knowledge of this powerful mathematical tool. It can be freely accessed thomppson Project Gutenberg. Return to Book Page.

Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus Phillips Thompson

It also helps with the countless examples that he gives and works out to show you how each problem is done. About Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Though it was written init is amazingly understandable.

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