Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All Around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez
Seems like a good book
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There are a bunch of really good math websites out there: http://www.intmath.com - has algebra, trigonometry, calculus, etc. http://www.derivative-calculator.net/ - great derivative calculator and shows graphs, they also have a integration calculator available for a separate site http://www.mathpapa...
- Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:36 am UTC
- Forum: Science
- Topic: Why is work independent of time?
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Work is independent because it doesn't take into account time. Work is simply force x distance, it's how much an object moves regardless of the amount of time it takes to move that object.
Yea, as other people have said, the difference as time approaches 0 is talking about instantaneous velocity, velocity right at that point. Average velocity is simply the difference in time for a given time period.