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The Primitives of Precalculus
by Robert Curtis

Functions Without Algebraic Formulae - Introduction to Interpolation

  • P2: Functions:
    • P2.6: Functions Without Algebraic Formulae:
      • P2.6.d: Introduction to Interpolation:
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    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



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    Date Posted: Apr 13, 2020
    Review by: Jorgen M.
    Courses Completed: Calculus I
    Review: I really enjoyed this course, much more than I thought I would. I needed to finish this course very fast before starting my graduate degree program @ Kellogg. I was able to finish in 3 weeks. I liked the video lectures and the homework process. I highly recommend this course.
    Transferred Credits to: Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern Univ



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    Date Posted: Apr 5, 2020
    Review by: Catherine M.
    Courses Completed: Calculus I
    Review: Calculus I from Distance Calculus was wonderful! I took AB Calculus in high school, but I didn't take the AP Calc exam. Instead I took Calculus I with Distance Calculus, and it was so much better! It was a little review of topics, but not really. I really understood calculus when I finished!
    Transferred Credits to: University of Chicago