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Get A Grip On Calculus!

Lecture titles from a four-DVD course about calculus as advertised in The New Yorker on page 37 of the Feb. 4, 2008 edition.

1. Two Ideas, Vast Implications

2. Stop Sign Crime -
The First Idea of Calculus
The Derivative

3. Another Car, Another Crime -
The Second Idea of Calculus
The Integral

4. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

5. Visualizing the Derivative - Slopes

6. Derivates the Easy Way -
Symbol Pushing

7. Abstracting the Derivative -
Circles and Belts

8. Circles, Pyramids, Cones, and Spheres

9. Archimedes and the Tractrix

10. The Integral and the Fundamental Theorem

11. Abstracting the Integral -
Pyramids and Dams

12. Buffon's Needle or pi from Breadsticks

13. Achilles, Tortoises, Limits, and Continuity

14. Calculators and Approximations

15. The Best of All Possible Worlds -
Optimization

16. Economics and Architecture

17. Galileo, Newton, and Baseball

18. Getting of the Line - Motion in Space

19. Mountain Slopes and Tangent Planes

20. Several Variables - Volumes Galore

21. The Fundamental Theorem Extended

22. Fields of Arrows - Differential Equations

23. Owls, Rats, Waves, and Guitars

24. Calculus Everywhere



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Posted on February 11, 2008


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