Hey,I have not started calculus yet but am SO keen to do so.
I'd love for your suggestions on a book to start with.
I love books which have a lot of theory and I would love if it explains exactly why and how they were discovered.

According to your post, you are a 10th grader, right? You will learn calculus, limits and derivatives in 11th...but you can get a head start with some books....for the 11th grade portions RD Sharma books are very good!

@Pravin Venkatraman
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calculus by dc pandey???omg..it should be sk goyal.but un swamy jk murti calculus is also vry good..it belongs to wiley maestro series.

To be honest I know very little about calculus textbooks, but this link has a pretty good list of math books, including Spivak, which I personally learned from. http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~abhishek/chicmath.htm

Spivak is a great book , but its not for those who are beginners . I have spivak too as ebook in computer .Apostol calculus is Harder than even IIT books . Problems in APostol calculus are extra ordinary hard and i suggest you to read other books first..

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i think i know a russian book(in english) for basic calculus and its applications .
download it from http://en.books4study.org/ebook2175.html

Start with clssics , Thomas and finney Calculus ( google it , you can find it for free) then go to Thomas calculus . :) It will be exciting read..
I am also in 10th , and my exams will over on 11th . Since i had no problem in reading and solving this books .

Go to coursera look up calculus one and go to the Ohio state university course, then enrolled and print the free textbook . It's not complete it will take a couple weeks I think. Sorry :(

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TopNewestAccording to your post, you are a 10th grader, right? You will learn calculus, limits and derivatives in 11th...but you can get a head start with some books....for the 11th grade portions RD Sharma books are very good!

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well my 10th boards ended just yesterday so want to start calculus..i don't really like textbooks,they seem kinda monotonous and boring ..

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for a start, Differential calculus and also Integral calculus by DC Pandey,Arihant publications are good.

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To be honest I know very little about calculus textbooks, but this link has a pretty good list of math books, including Spivak, which I personally learned from. http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~abhishek/chicmath.htm

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Check out Spivak's Calculus for a more rigorous approach. You can find it on Library Genesis.

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Spivak is a great book , but its not for those who are beginners . I have spivak too as ebook in computer .Apostol calculus is Harder than even IIT books . Problems in APostol calculus are extra ordinary hard and i suggest you to read other books first..

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apostol calculus includes multivariate calculus,,am i right?

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How is apostol?

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Yep, Spivak is a great book but unfortunaley, its not available in India. :'(

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Oldrin mentioned that you can find them on Library Genesis.

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Friends, how is "RESNICK, HALLIDAY AND WALKER" book for Physics. These are the authors actually of the book.

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go to this site and download this e-book http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/CalcI/CalcI.aspx

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Just a comment, you can find all the books mentioned on Library Genesis.

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go to en.bookfi.org is the best site that pertains free books on any subject.please refer

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applied calculus for life and social science TAN

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Start with clssics , Thomas and finney Calculus ( google it , you can find it for free) then go to Thomas calculus . :) It will be exciting read.. I am also in 10th , and my exams will over on 11th . Since i had no problem in reading and solving this books .

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Go to coursera look up calculus one and go to the Ohio state university course, then enrolled and print the free textbook . It's not complete it will take a couple weeks I think. Sorry :(

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You might want to check out http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Store/viewitem.php?item=calculus

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