Title

Calculus

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1-18-1996

Published In

Calculus

Abstract

This book offers an overview of the central ideas in calculus and gives examples of how calculus is used to translate many real-world phenomena into mathematical functions. Beginning with an explanation of the two major parts of calculus - differentiation and integration - Gudmund R Iversen illustrates how calculus is used in statistics: to distinguish between the mean and the median; to derive the least squares formulas for regression co-efficients; to find values of parameters from theoretical distributions; and to find a statistical -value when using one of the continuous test variables such as the t-variable.

Published By

Sage

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