Book description
The easy (okay, easier) way to master advanced calculus topics and theories
Calculus II For Dummies will help you get through your (notoriously difficult) calc class—or pass a standardized test like the MCAT with flying colors. Calculus is required for many majors, but not everyone’s a natural at it. This friendly book breaks down tricky concepts in plain English, in a way that you can understand. Practical examples and detailed walkthroughs help you manage differentiation, integration, and everything in between. You’ll refresh your knowledge of algebra, precalc and Calculus I topics, then move on to the more advanced stuff, with plenty of problemsolving tips along the way.
 Review Algebra, PreCalculus, and Calculus I concepts
 Make sense of complicated processes and equations
 Get clear explanations of how to use trigonometry functions
 Walk through practice examples to master Calc II
Use this essential resource as a supplement to your textbook or as refresher before taking a test—it’s packed with all the helpful knowledge you need to succeed in Calculus II.
Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Copyright
 Introduction
 Part 1: Introduction to Integration
 Part 2: From Definite to Indefinite Integrals
 Part 3: Evaluating Indefinite Integrals
 Part 4: Advanced Integration Techniques
 Part 5: Applications of Integrals
 Part 6: Infinite Series

Part 7: The Part of Tens

Chapter 18: Ten “Aha!” Insights in Calculus II
 Integrating Means Finding the Area
 When You Integrate, Area Means Signed Area
 Integrating Is Just Fancy Addition
 Integration Uses Infinitely Many Infinitely Thin Slices
 Integration Contains a Slack Factor
 A Definite Integral Evaluates to a Number
 An Indefinite Integral Evaluates to a Function
 Integration Is Inverse Differentiation
 Every Infinite Series Has Two Related Sequences
 Every Infinite Series Either Converges or Diverges

Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Take to the Test
 Breathe
 Start by Doing a Memory Dump as You Read through the Exam
 Solve the Easiest Problem First
 Don’t Forget to Write dx and + C
 Take the Easy Way Out Whenever Possible
 If You Get Stuck, Scribble
 If You Really Get Stuck, Move On
 Check Your Answers
 If an Answer Doesn’t Make Sense, Acknowledge It
 Repeat the Mantra, “I’m Doing My Best,” and Then Do Your Best

Chapter 18: Ten “Aha!” Insights in Calculus II
 Index
 About the Author
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 End User License Agreement
Product information
 Title: Calculus II For Dummies, 3rd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: April 2023
 Publisher(s): For Dummies
 ISBN: 9781119986614
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