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ERIC Number: EJ877231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Putting Differentials Back into Calculus
Dray, Tevian; Manogue, Corrine A.
College Mathematics Journal, v41 n2 p90-100 Mar 2010
We argue that the use of differentials in introductory calculus courses is useful and provides a unifying theme, leading to a coherent view of the calculus. Along the way, we meet several interpretations of differentials, some better than others.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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