Calculus: Concepts and Contexts – James Stewart – 2nd Edition


’s well-received MULTIVARIABLE , Second Edition follows in the path of the other best-selling by this remarkable author. The First Edition of this was highly successful because it reconciled two schools of thought: it skillfully merged the best of traditional with the best of the reform movement.

This new edition continues to offer the balanced approach along with Stewart’s hallmark features: meticulous accuracy, patient explanations, and carefully graded . The content has been refined and the examples and exercises have been updated.

In CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS, this well respected author emphasizes conceptual understanding – motivating with real world applications and stressing the Rule of Four in numerical, visual, algebraic, and verbal interpretations.

All concepts are presented in the classic Stewart style: with simplicity, character, and attention to detail. In addition to his clear exposition, Stewart also creates well thought-out problems and exercises. The definitions are precise and the problems create an ideal balance between conceptual understanding and algebraic skills.

Table of Content

1: Functions and Models (68)
2: Limits and Derivatives (53)
3: Differentiation Rules (81)
4: Applications of Differentiation (101)
5: Integrals (117)
6: Applications of Integration (48)
7: Differential Equations (43)
8: Infinite Sequences and Series (72)
9: Vectors and the Geometry of Space (36)
10: Vector Functions (30)
11: Partial Derivatives (54)
12: Multiple Integrals (43)
13: Vector Fields (37)