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    Okay i just need some professionals(professionals in the sense of experienced mathematics majors) to give me an idea of how this book would treat multivariable calculus. Because this is the only book that is available to me at the moment.

    Advanced Calculus of Several Variables- C. H. Edwards Jr

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heinsbergrelatz
    Okay i just need some professionals(professionals in the sense of experienced mathematics majors) to give me an idea of how this book would treat multivariable calculus. Because this is the only book that is available to me at the moment.

    Advanced Calculus of Several Variables- C. H. Edwards Jr

    thank you in danvance
    OK

    Not as good as Spivak's Calculus on Manifolds.


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    umm..okay, then how about this book??

    Advanced calculus-David V. Widder

    i really like this one personally as i think the proofs are rigorously explained with examples. Though i think the differential geometry section could have been explored more in depth. I am studying through all these older texts because i think they give me a stronger impression on the subject. Before i was studying with schaum's outlines on advanced calculus, and i thought it was soo bad not only cause of the typos but the proofs, theorems are just not explained well enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heinsbergrelatz
    umm..okay, then how about this book??

    Advanced calculus-David V. Widder

    i really like this one personally as i think the proofs are rigorously explained with examples. Though i think the differential geometry section could have been explored more in depth. I am studying through all these older texts because i think they give me a stronger impression on the subject. Before i was studying with schaum's outlines on advanced calculus, and i thought it was soo bad not only cause of the typos but the proofs, theorems are just not explained well enough.
    I don't know that one specifically. Widder wrote a well-known book on LaPlace transforms. He is a real mathematician.

    There are lots of advanced calculus books. Virtually any one will be better than a Schaum's outline.

    I would recommend Spivak's Calculus on Manifolds for a good treatment oriented toward differential geometry. Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis is a classic for introductory real analysis and it treats differential forms on Euclidean space. Bartle's Elemets of Real Analysis is also excellent and a bit easier and less advanced than Rudin's book. Kaplan's Advanced Calculus is an older very traditional treatment.

    There are hundreds of other good books, but if none of those above suit you, then mathematics is probably not your cup of tea.
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    i went through spivak's calculus on the computer and i had to stop halfway cause my eyes hurt too much(its downloaded on the computer,no the real book itself). So i had to buy a book, and i recently finished going through Advanced Calculus of Several Variables, and i just wanted to make my multi. calculus even better so i bought advanced calculus by Widder.
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