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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 first part--part one of five--you will extend your understanding of Taylor series, review limits, learn the *why* behind l'Hopital's rule, and, most importantly, learn a new language for describing growth and decay of functions: the BIG O....

Jul 03, 2018

Very well structured for a refresher course. Thank you Professor Ghrist for your effort in putting this course together. A little additional outside research was required but well worth the effort.

Dec 16, 2016

Excellent class. Prof. Ghrist has a great teaching style, and his idea to use Taylor Series first is quite effective. Many functions I have shied away from in the past are now familiar to me.

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by Mikael S

•Mar 02, 2017

Great professor, explain very clearly and give example. I liked!

by martin p

•Dec 25, 2017

Excellent approach to calculus with top notch material

by Kao C F

•Jan 26, 2018

perfect

by Nirmala R

•Sep 26, 2016

The visualizations were fantastic!! Loved the course.

by Juan E B B

•Feb 27, 2016

Realmente muy bueno, es un reto para los hispano-hablantes pero vale la pena

by Brian N A

•Jun 24, 2018

I enjoyed the course, and I will be taking the other parts of it too. The problems seem well designed to expose flaws in your thinking. I still feel somewhat shaky on some topics, but I would say the overall concepts came through very well, and the journey through them was cohesive and well laid-out.

by K.S.S.UDUPA

•Jan 27, 2016

This module is fully exhaustive. You will also understand why we need series expansion of a function at a given point and its convergence and other applications. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

by Andrew M

•Mar 26, 2016

Difficult but rewarding, explains some really lovely math!

by Daniel M

•Apr 15, 2016

I have already taken it once. I am taking it again now. A wonderful course. I am always amazed at how clear Prof. Ghrist's explanations are. Thanks for this course.

by Raimundo G

•Jul 12, 2017

A great review!

by 赵天旸

•Jan 21, 2017

It is a little difficult for me I think, but the professor is really good.

by Eric H

•Jun 18, 2017

Lectures are clear and well presented, slides are dynamic and very well done. Prof Ghrist put together an excellent course.

by Pietro R

•Jun 16, 2018

I easily understood concept that i never understood before. I'd say that this is the perfecto goal of any possible course: make understandable the not-easily-understandab

by Ning L

•Oct 28, 2016

What can I say? It is so good that I watch the lectures when I have dinner alone. Prof Ghrist absolutely has presented calculus so well that it becomes such an entertainment!

by 风怜目尽无疆地

•Feb 28, 2016

不错的课程，和普通课本用不同的角度来思考微积分。

by Yalçın C K

•May 29, 2018

This approach of defining taylor series and using them to study limits , function etc is realy a great idea:)

by Yogesh B

•Dec 27, 2017

wonderfull

by Deleted A

•Nov 13, 2016

From this course， i learned a lot about simple variable calculus

by Clay C

•Jun 10, 2018

Great Help!

by Xiao L

•Nov 15, 2017

This course is marvelous! I actually majored in Mathematics in university. But our Calculus course (it was called Mathematical Analysis, BTW) focused on every detail of the δ-ε proof of every theorem and formula, and I didn't get a chance to see the big picture. Now that this course is enlightening to me, I believe it would be useful for the majority. I think I'll take the whole series of five courses. Anybody know when the multiple variable series is coming?

A slight digression, though. Professor Ghrist talks a bit like Chandler Bing. With all the respect, it was funny sometimes. Fans of FRIENDS should understand what I'm talking about.

by Aleksander S

•Jan 05, 2016

Definitely one of the best courses on Coursera so far.

by Runze L

•Jan 29, 2017

Clear, a little challenging, interesting!

by 田文星

•Jan 24, 2016

很好

by Marat K

•Aug 03, 2016

Colorful and quite clear, but it might be a bit impractical (and I've been out of school for years now) in my case, so I'm just reviewing it to recall some notions and theories - and just for fun and a bit of mind-crunching :)

by Gadiel R

•Jan 10, 2017

Great lessons, challenging material, and good support.