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Apostol VS Courant

  1. Feb 23, 2007 #1
    If you were a maniac of calculus what would it be? Tom M. Apostol’s or Richard Courant’s Calculus?
     
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  3. Feb 23, 2007 #2

    Gib Z

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    Do you mean learning Calculus straight from those books? I wouldn't know.

    But knowing calculus from before, both are quite straightforward.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2007 #3

    mathwonk

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    they are both excellent. apostol was writtena biut 1960 and courant about 1935. i think i would choose courant, but as a young student operhaps apostol would have been more accesible. actually spivak is the most user friendly for young students.
     
  5. Feb 24, 2007 #4

    ssd

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    I love N. Piskunov, Mir publishers, (English translation by G.Yankovsky).
     
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