Boyer 1939 is a nice readable survey of the history of the calculus, but it's showing its age. Discussing the notion of instantaneous velocity, he has: Mathematics knows no minimum interval of ...
Suppose that a hypothetical math grad student was pretty comfortable with first-year real variables and algebra, and had even studied some other things (algebraic geometry, Riemannian geometry, ...
Hi, I want to begin learning Calculus of Variations. What texts would MathOverflow recommend? Amazon shows up quite a few options: http://tinyurl.com/36koaq4 I work on Machine Learning, and that ...
Since I'll be working ("I" being the original poster, Andrew L) as either a high school math teacher or adjunct at a university as well as private tutoring, to make ends meet for the next year or so ...
What are some good graduate level books on applied mathematics which explain in-depth the general modern problem-solving methods of the real-world typical hard problems? There is a lot of books on ...
Any suggestions on a good text to use for teaching an introductory Real Analysis course? Specifically what have you found to be useful about the approach taken in specific texts?