Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 109,528

How greedy can they get, that they are selling a book that is in the public domain.

Try here and get it free:

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

**Online**

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

It is available in many libraries.

Offline

bobbym wrote:

How greedy can they get, that they are selling a book that is in the public domain.

Try here and get it free:

They are not, you have the full book on the website

E.g., I am reading http://calculusmadeeasy.info/4.html

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

There however there is an issue with formatting or expressions.

Offline

For me it renders nicely

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

Anyways, it is a great book which requires special attention and popularity. It is what taught me calculus the first time 3 years ago.

Offline

**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 109,528

Hi Agnishom;

I was referring to Amazon, who is selling the book.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

**Online**

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

They should give the book for no cost to every household. That way everyone has access to this invaluable teaching resource.

Offline

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

Offline

O! But thats a paper version they are selling

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 109,528

Yes, it might be a good idea to download the book. Takes only a couple of minutes even with a modem. That way you can read it when you are offline.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

**Online**

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
- Posts: 3,648

I have an ereader but scarcely use it. I prefer books (any print material) but I do sometimes read electronically.

Offline