James Stewart’s well-received MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS: CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS, Second Edition follows in the path of the other best-selling books by this remarkable author. The First Edition of this book was highly successful because it reconciled two schools of thought: it skillfully merged the best of traditional calculus 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 problems. 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 students 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.