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Need Short Easy Primer on Hyperbolic Functions

  1. Jan 27, 2010 #1
    Hello All,

    Am studying GR using a text by Hartle. From time to time need a better intuitive understanding of hyperbolic functions than I currently have. Never learned them for my physics undergrad. Any short sweet highly understandable primer, etc, that anyone knows of (preferably free of course)?

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  3. Jan 28, 2010 #2


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    I'm not sure what it is exactly you want to know.. this is rather like asking for a book solely dedicated to the sine, cosine, and tangent functions (overkill, certainly!). Having already studied Hartle, I would say a look at various wikipedia articles should inform you of their properties, identities, integrals and derivatives, which is really all one needs for that level of discussion.
  4. Jan 29, 2010 #3
    Thanks Nabeshin

    Any other suggestions anyone?
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