# Single Variable Calculus XSeries

What you will learn:
- Various ways to interpret the derivative and integral of a function and how to compute these quantities
- How to use linear and quadratic approximations of functions to simplify computations and gain insight into the system behavior
- Applications of the derivative and integral such as in optimizing the cost of production or computing the stress on a construction beam
- The calculus of parameterized curves and polar coordinates
- How to approximate complicated functions by a series of simpler functions

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## Calculus 1A: Differentiation (edX)

Jun 1st 2022
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Discover the derivative---what it is, how to compute it, and when to apply it in solving real world problems. Part 1 of 3. How does the final velocity on a zip line change when the starting point is raised or lowered by a matter of centimeters? What is the [...]

## Calculus 1C: Coordinate Systems & Infinite Series (edX)

Feb 16th 2022
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Master the calculus of curves and coordinate systems; approximate functions with polynomials and infinite series. Part 3 of 3. How did Newton describe the orbits of the planets? To do this, he created calculus. But he used a different coordinate system more appropriate for planetary motion. We [...]

## Calculus 1B: Integration (edX)

Sep 8th 2021
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Discover the integral---what it is and how to compute it. See how to use calculus to model real world phenomena. Part 2 of 3. How long should the handle of your spoon be so that your fingers do not burn while mixing chocolate fondue? Can you find a shape [...]