Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View

Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View
First Edition

Arnold Ostebee and Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

Which edition?

The first edition of Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View was published in 1997. This page is mainly about the first edition. A second edition is planned for publication in 2001. Click here for information about the second edition .

How many volumes?

The single-variable book exists in two physical forms: (1) in two separate paperback volumes, one for Calculus 1 and one for Calculus 2 (see below for tables of contents); (2) in one hardbound volume (combining the two paperback volumes). A third volume treates multivariable calculus: Multivariable Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View. For more information on multivariable calculus, click on the title.

What's the book about? How to get a copy.

The best way to find out about this book is, well, to look at it. If you'd like to see a review copy for possible adoption, please fill out this REQUEST FORM .

Feel free to e-mail Paul Zorn with questions or suggestions. To do so, click here:

What's the book about? More ways to find out ...

Another, quicker, way to find out something about the book is to read the prefaces and the table of contents. There are two prefaces, one for instructors and one for students. Click below to see them. The first, especially, goes into quite a lot of detail on philosophy, use of technology, etc. See also the tables of contents for Volumes 1 and 2.

What's the book about? Even more information ...

An even more detailed way to find out information about the book is to look at the Instructor's Resource Manual (IRM). It contains a lot of general information, advice, suggestions, etc. To get a (free) copy of the IRM, click this REQUEST FORM .


A full range of ancillary materials are available for the First Edition. Here are some for instructors:

Here are some ancillaries for students:

The best laid plans ...

Regrettably, we've planted occasional errata here and there. For more details:

( Volume 3 is on multivariable calculus.)

Our publisher

Our texts are published by Houghton Mifflin, in Boston. To reach them, click here . The Houghton Mifflin faculty customer service number is (800) 733-1717. Call this number to inquire about such things as how to get ancillaries or a desk copy, name and e-mail of your local book representative, etc. You can also ask for similar information by e-mail, by submitting the following REQUEST FORM . To order textbooks themselves, please work either through your local representative or through Houghton Mifflin