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## Three notes about updated HTML for APC and ACS

For all Active Calculus texts, users should always view the HTML version of each as the definitive version: the HTML is easiest and fastest to update. You can always see the last date the HTML was updated by going to … Continue reading

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## An argument for print textbooks

Here’s an interesting article regarding the effect of electronic vs print textbooks on student learning when reading for understanding: https://www.businessinsider.com/students-learning-education-print-textbooks-screens-study-2017-10. “Our work has revealed a significant discrepancy. Students said they preferred and performed better when reading on screens. But their … Continue reading

## Active Preparation for Calculus

[August 2019 update: I re-named the text “Active Prelude to Calculus” as part of recent summer 2019 editing. I won’t change the title again :-). All else below still applies, with updated links.] Back in May, I wrote of my … Continue reading

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## “Why I self-publish with Amazon”

I stumbled across this great post by Robert Ghrist of the University of Pennsylvania. More people should read and follow it. I’ll add that I agree with nearly everything he says and add one additional positive that’s not explicit: by … Continue reading

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## Active Calculus 2018 Workbooks – now available in print

New for 2018, we’ve created bound, print versions of the activities workbooks for Active Calculus. There’s one for chapters 1-4 (the typical first semester differential calculus material), and another for chapters 5-8 (the typical second semester integral calculus). Each workbook … Continue reading

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## Active Calculus 2018: PDF and print versions now available

In addition to the aforementioned HTML, the 2018 PDF and print versions of both Active Calculus – Single Variable and Active Calculus – Multivariable are now available. Here are the various links: Active Calculus – Single Variable PDF version Active … Continue reading

## Active Calculus 2018 – new edition

I’m excited to share several updates to Active Calculus: 1. New 2018 edition of Active Calculus – single variable The 2018 HTML version is now live at https://activecalculus.org/single/. The PDF will be posted in the near future on a new page … Continue reading

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## A few updates to the HTML version of Active Calculus

I’ve made the following corrections to fix some typos and other errors: The statement of the quotient rule in Section 2.5 mistakenly stipulated that the derivative of the denominator be nonzero, when of course it’s the denominator function itself must … Continue reading

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## A new home for Active Calculus: https://activecalculus.org

I’m pleased to announce that the HTML version of Active Calculus will now be found at https://activecalculus.org/single/. At https://activecalculus.org/ you’ll find a landing page that includes an overview of features of the text, links to the various versions of the text, … Continue reading

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## More Linear Algebra

Many years ago, Gil Strang wrote a wonderful short essay titled “Too Much Calculus.” His thesis: calculus and linear algebra are imbalanced in the curriculum. Even as the author of a calculus text, I totally agree. Our students need more … Continue reading

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