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What are resources for Calculus you recommend for beginners such that it describes the topics easily?

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@user7549: What do you mean by Calculus - I –  anonymous Feb 27 '11 at 7:26
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@Chandru1. I changed it to Calculus if it is confusing. Thanks –  Simplicity Feb 27 '11 at 7:44
    
@user7549: Anyhow, i have provided an answer, hope that helps. –  anonymous Feb 27 '11 at 7:53
    
This has been asked before. math.stackexchange.com/questions/2395/… –  Baudrillard Feb 27 '11 at 8:47
    
You already have some answered questions, do you mind going through them and selecting the answers of your favorite as accepted? Nice comment by the way :) –  user13838 Dec 4 '11 at 15:38

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Another very helpful site is http://www.khanacademy.org/. It has videos on almost any subject and they are only about 10minutes long. They are clear and easy to understand. Khan teaches the idea and does example problems. I use it all the time.

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Books:

  • Calculus by Michael Spivak

  • Calculus by Thomas Finney

  • Introduction to Calculus and Analysis, Volume 1 by Richard Courant and Fritz John

  • Calculus, Vol. 1: by Tom M. Apostol

  • A Course of Pure Mathematics by G.H. Hardy

  • Elementary Analysis: The Theory of Calculus by Kenneth Ross

Online Resources:

  • There are lot of resources online like MIT OCW which provide material as well as problem sheets which you can work and hone your skills.

Hope this helps.

Happy Reading!!

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Also AoPS Calculus. –  monadic Feb 27 '11 at 21:07

Here is the first calculus resource I ever used: http://www.calculus-help.com/tutorials

I watched all of them around 4-5 years ago, and remember liking them. It explains limits and the derivative in a very simple way. I mean in a really simple way. I doubt there is a more basic explanation around. If this is your first time ever looking at calculus, I would definitely give this site a try. (If you feel your mathematics is University level, maybe just skip it)

Hope that helps,

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