## Calculus&LiveMath I

by Davis/Porta/Uhl

Converted to LiveMath by Robert Curtis and Lee Wayand; 1.10 by Lee Wayand

# 1.07: Races - 1.07 - Give It a Try

- M7: 1.07: Races:
- M7.3: 1.07 - Give It a Try:
- M7.3.a: 1.07.G1: Versions of the Race Track Principle
- M7.3.b: 1.07.G2: Running Euler's faker
- M7.3.c: 1.07.G3: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.3.d: 1.07.G4: The error function Erf(x)
- M7.3.e: 1.07.G5: Round off
- M7.3.f: 1.07.G6: Calculating accurate values of ln(x)
- M7.3.g: 1.07.G7: Calculating accurate values of e^x
- M7.3.h: 1.07.G8: Euler's faker and the second derivative
- M7.3.i: 1.07.G9: Inequalities
- M7.3.j: 1.07.G10: The Law of the Mean
- M7.3.k: 1.07.G11: If f''(x) is never positive then tangent lines run above the curve; At points of inflection, the tangent line crosses the curve

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## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: May 21, 2020*

Review by: Chester F.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II

Review: I did not enjoy Calculus I at my school. I retook Calculus I, and then Calculus II, over the summer via Distance Calculus and it was awesome. I started my sophomore year back on track and ready for my physics classes. I struggled with the MathLive software but I guess it was alright.

Transferred Credits to: University of North Carolina

*Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020*

Review by: Anonymous

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: This course is amazing! I took it as a requirement for admission to an MBA program, and couldn't have been happier with the quality and rigor of the course. I previously took calculus two times (at a public high school and then a large public university commonly cited as a "public ivy"), this course was by far the best and *finally* made the concepts click. Previously I had no idea what was going on because terrible PhD students were teaching the course and saying stuff like "a derivative is the slope of a tangent line" - ??? but what does that mean ???, but the instructors in the Shorter University course explain everything in ways where it FINALLY made sense (e.g., "imagine a roller coaster hitting the top of a hill, there's a moment where it shifts momentum and you're not accelerating or decelerating, that's what a 0 rate of change is - that's when the derivative would be zero"). They explain everything in multiple ways and relate it to other concepts. It all made perfect sense when I finally had a good instructor. Really recommend this class

Transferred Credits to: The Wharton School, UPenn

*Date Posted: Aug 16, 2020*

Review by: Jennifer S.

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: The course was intense and required a lot of hard work. Professors ready available to assist when needed. Professors presented and explained materials/course work in detail and provided explanations and resources.

Transferred Credits to: University of New Haven, West Haven, CT