This impressive volume stands out because it teaches both math and the history behind it. It introduces the serious student of math to key concepts of calculus, while offering biographies of important figures as a background to the comprehensive understanding of the field. Readers will gain a solid appreciation for the sometimes competing theories that informed its early history. Though this book is perfect for the serious student, it is accessible to all levels, with coverage of both basic and complex ideas.
Series: The Foundations of Math
Interest Level: Grades 9-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1410
ISBN: 9781680487756 (Print) 9781538300398 (E-book)