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The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

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The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
Gonick, Larry (Author)

Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: December 27, 2011
Brief Description:

Uses cartoons to discuss calculus, covering the basic ideas behind the field, functions, derivatives, integrals, and related topics.

Jacket Description/Back:

A complete--and completely enjoyable--new illustrated guide to calculus

Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics--and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject--he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education--a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.


Contributor Bio: Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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