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Stewart or Swokosky for an introduction to Calculus?

  1. Dec 19, 2013 #1
    I am currently working from the Morris Kline: An Intuitive Approach to Calculus. I am beginning to understand why the math is done and what is happening throughout the problem. So far I am about to start the Chain Rule.

    My school uses Stewart for all their Calculus series and I have read from multiple sources that it is a poor textbook. Sokowski: Calculus 6th edition was given to me by a teacher along with Hardy.

    I will work on the Hardy and Apostol book after Calculus 2 to become better at proofs because I want to be a Mathematician.

    Are Stewart and Sokowski both generally the same dumbed down books or is Sokowski a bit better?
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  3. Dec 22, 2013 #2
    bump. anyone?
  4. Dec 22, 2013 #3
    Swokowski is a nice book .It is surely better than Stewart.
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