#### 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

#### Recommended Citation

Gudmund R. Iversen.
(1996).
"Calculus".
*Calculus*.

http://works.swarthmore.edu/fac-math-stat/115