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A Brief Introduction To The Infinitesimal Calculus

by Irving Fisher

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Published by Merchant Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calculus,
  • Mathematics / Calculus,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8832624M
    ISBN 101933998687
    ISBN 109781933998688

      Review: G. W. Caunt, Introduction to Infinitesimal Calculus Mason, T. E., Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, ; Review: Luther Pfahler Eisenhart, An Introduction to Differential Geometry with Use of the Tensor Calculus Hedlund, Gustav A., Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Author: Edward L. Dodd.   The book is really good for the beginners in calculus, and it will take you from the precalculus to single-calculus to multivariable calculus. Another good book is Courant/John's two-volume classics. G. Simmons' book first edited in is excellent; rather indispensable is the ''Student Solutions Manual ()'' written by the same author.

    The initial problem Newton was confronting was that, although it was easy enough to represent and calculate the average slope of a curve (for example, the increasing speed of an object on a time-distance graph), the slope of a curve was constantly varying, and there was no method to give the exact slope at any one individual point on the curve i.e. effectively the slope of a 5/5(38). The history of calculus is fraught with philosophical debates about the meaning and logical validity of fluxions or infinitesimal numbers. The standard way to resolve these debates is to define the operations of calculus using epsilon–delta procedures rather than infinitesimals. Nonstandard analysis instead reformulates the calculus using a logically rigorous notion of infinitesimal .

      The Origins of Infinitesimal Calculus focuses on the evolution, development, and applications of infinitesimal calculus. The publication first ponders on Greek mathematics, transition to Western Europe, and some center of gravity determinations in the later 16th Edition: 1. Inf, a calculator that can handle infinite and infinitesimal numbers. Readers interested in the infinitesimal approach may also want to look at two other online books: Keisler, and A Brief Introduction to Infinitesimal Calculus by Stroyan.


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This monograph is a companion to the online edition of Keisler’s textbook ``Elementary Calculus: An Approach Using Infinitesimals''. It can be used as a quick introduction to the infinitesimal approach to calculus for mathematicians, as background material for instructors, or as a text for an undergraduate seminar.

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A Brief Introduction to the Infinitesimal Calculus by Irving Fisher. Publisher: Macmillan ISBN/ASIN: BZQLN2 Number of pages: Description: Although intended primarily for economic students, the book is equally adapted to the use of those who wish a short course in 'The Calculus' as a matter of general education.

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These problems ultimately gave rise to integral calculus. 3) Problems in which the finite magnitude is obtained as the limit of ratios of infinitely-small magnitudes; they gave rise to differential calculus.

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