The Manga Guide to Calculus. Copyright © 2009 by Hiroyuki Kojima and Becom Co., Ltd
The Manga Guide to Calculus is a translation of the Japanese original, Manga de Wakaru
Bibun Sekibun, published by Ohmsha, Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, © 2005 by Hiroyuki Kojima and
Becom Co., Ltd.
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Publisher: William Pollock
Author: Hiroyuki Kojima
Illustrator: Shin Togami
Producer: Becom Co., Ltd.
Production Editor: Megan Dunchak
Developmental Editor: Tyler Ortman
Technical Reviewers: Whitney Ortman-Link and Erika Ward
Compositor: Riley Hoffman
Proofreader: Cristina Chan
Indexer: Sarah Schott
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Kojima, Hiroyuki, 1958-
[Manga de wakaru bibun sekibun. English]
The manga guide to calculus / Hiroyuki Kojima, Shin Togami, and Becom Co., Ltd.
1. Calculus--Comic books, strips, etc. I. Togami, Shin. II. Becom Co. III. Title.
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