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Good book recommendation for calculus

  1. Mar 6, 2012 #1
    I'm looking for a book that could help me get a better grasp on calculus and its related concepts. I've been through all 3 calc courses (covered derivatives, integrations and techniques, vectors and fields and 3 dimensional applications) but i dont feel as though i've completely grasped everything involved. I'm hoping to build a more intuitive understanding if possible. I've been considering the book "Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach" but have heard that it lacks in the area of proofs, which I was really hoping to come to understand. Would anyone have any recommendations for a good book to help me reach this end?
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  3. Mar 6, 2012 #2
    You could try Spivak...
  4. Mar 6, 2012 #3
    or Apostol
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  8. Mar 7, 2012 #7
    Thanks for the recommendation! The review was very thorough and it sounds like this book is exactly what i was looking for! Thanks again
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  9. Dec 24, 2012 #8
    mathwonk's review is now at
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