Tag Archives: calculus
Here are several updates to follow my most recent post. + The 2017 PDF version has been finalized and posted online; the HTML has been slightly updated as a result of work to get the PDF looking suitable. If you have previously been accessing the HTML via my site, be sure to refresh your browser […]
I’m excited to announce several changes to single variable Active Calculus along with some corresponding updates that will occur over the next month or so. + There is now a new HTML version of the text. Thanks to Rob Beezer’s Mathbook XML (now called PreTeXt), this output format is optimized for viewing on a range […]
One of the superb librarians at GVSU who manages the site that hosts AC sent me access to a dashboard that reveals a lot of interesting user data. For example, after GVSU, the 10 locations/institutions that have downloaded AC most are: Westmont College Foothill-DeAnza Community College District University of Redlands Keene State College St Ignatius […]
Happy New Year everyone. Here are a couple of brief updates if you are planning to use Active Calculus in the upcoming winter semester. Thanks to everyone who sent us errors they found in the text, as well as other suggestions. Steve has updated the multivariable version of the text to fix all known errors, […]
One of the organizers of this MOOC just reached out to me and asked that I share information about this free online course: see the interesting trailer at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/real-world-calculus. I love that there are people willing to share more about the subject with interested people for free, and to talk about it ways that share how […]
An overdue addition for Active Calculus (single) and the addition to AC Multivariable that prompted it: errata pages for both. You can find a list of currently identified errors in each text at these links: single variable, multivariable. Of course, if you find errors that need to be added to either page, please contact me.
In recent recommendations from Amazon, based on my prior reading and buying, I got an email suggesting that I buy James Stewart’s Calculus text. Heh. The 7th edition, no less: http://amzn.to/1Ly4mWi. At least you can rent it for $50 for the semester. These annual complaints about textbook costs are at least getting shorter.