By: Alex

A lot of the "word problems" that come up in calculus seem silly and contrived, because they are. The inventory…

By: Mark

Optimization, or finding the maximums or minimums of a function, is one of the first applications of the derivative…

Math can often feel overwhelming. Sometimes, it just looks overwhelming, even when you actually…

By: Jesse

This part is optional, as students are unlikely to be tested on this…

Howdy folks, Alex here! I thought I'd start this blog off right, with one of the most popular (and head-spinning)…

If you're reading this post, you've probably arrived at the point in your calculus…

The chapter on series is notorious for making calculus students want to hurl their textbooks into a fire, curl…

Tonight, on the World's Most Extreme Values. One 2-variable function. One closed region. One shot at glory.…

Or more specifically, a second-order linear homogeneous differential equation with complex roots. …