A really really nice book is Calculus Made Easy It' s an excellent read and is very much recommended.

Spivak's Calculus is much more comprehensive but Calculus Made Easy is simpler and a lot nicer. It is also available in the public domain. I believe you should read it first.

You might like Apostol's calculus or Courant's. Here is a download link for Apostol's calculus. https://www.dropbox.com/s/w3g8f1rgz83ofj5/Tom%20Apostol%20-%20Calculus%20vol.1%20-%20One-variable%20Calculus%2C%20with%20an%20Introduction%20to%20Linear%20Algebra%20%281975%29.pdf?dl=0

Differential & Integral Calculus Part 1 & 2 by N. Piskunov .....

I read this way back in 1984 for my Senior Cambridge on the top of my usual maths text book....and 24 years later when I am working as a Petroleum Engineer with an oil company I still sometimes refer to it freshen up my calculus :) .......I found it great for ramping up my Calculus skills....and...even now :)

See, if you really want to learn calculus from scratch you must go through the path of Analysis, more precisely "Mathematical Analysis". And for that I would strongly recommend the book named "ELEMENTARY ANALYSIS THE THEORY OF CALCULUS" by Kenneth A. Ross. Go through this book thoroughly, learn and understand all the concepts then pick up problems in calculus directly. While you face any problems or you come across any doubts refer any of the Thomas/Finney or Apostol or etc. etc.... Since you have learnt basic concepts and developed the ability to think I think you may not face any conceptual difficulty...
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TopNewestA really really nice book is

`Calculus Made Easy`

It' s an excellent read and is very much recommended.`Spivak's Calculus`

is much more comprehensive but`Calculus Made Easy`

is simpler and a lot nicer. It is also available in the public domain. I believe you should read it first.Here is a link to

`Calculus Made Easy`

: linkAnother nice resource would be Expii which is really nice, interactive and no less than a textbook.

In case you wish to join Expii and want a refferal code, please tell me.

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@Shashwata Samanta I've updated the links. Please reply if these suggestions are okay

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awesome suggestions agnisom.. thanks

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thanks @agnisom

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Did you check them out? What will you choose?

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You can check out Khan academy..It builds right from the basics...

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Although I believe khan academy to be a great resource, I believe the op Is looking for something more rigorous and formal.

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I'd say he is looking for something more fun.

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Try Amit M Agarwal's ''Differential Calculus" and "Integral Calculus"

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Yes, Amit M agarwal is quite awesome

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You might like Apostol's calculus or Courant's. Here is a download link for Apostol's calculus. https://www.dropbox.com/s/w3g8f1rgz83ofj5/Tom%20Apostol%20-%20Calculus%20vol.1%20-%20One-variable%20Calculus%2C%20with%20an%20Introduction%20to%20Linear%20Algebra%20%281975%29.pdf?dl=0

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http://www.intmath.com/blog/calculus-made-easy-free-book/2432

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thomas calculus

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Calculus by Thomas Finney is one of the best.

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Equally correct

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Check out for TC7 by Leithold and Analytic Geometry with Calculus by Thurman Peterson

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thanks for the suggestion @roland casuga

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A kind of different approach than the other books here:

A ProblemText In Advanced Calculus

And it is under the Creative Commons License, so this pdf is legit and legal.

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Creative Commons? Different approach? Wunderbar! I will look at it

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It's a problem text, so you prove things to move through the text. Unlike spivak, for example, where a topic is presented, and then you do problems.

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Try the Calculus 1 course by Ohio state Uni on coursera.org

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Cartoon Guide to Calculus by Larry gonick

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arihant

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Tmh is the best..

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NCERT.

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Differential & Integral Calculus Part 1 & 2 by N. Piskunov .....

I read this way back in 1984 for my Senior Cambridge on the top of my usual maths text book....and 24 years later when I am working as a Petroleum Engineer with an oil company I still sometimes refer to it freshen up my calculus :) .......I found it great for ramping up my Calculus skills....and...even now :)

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Based on your request you may be looking for a book on real analysis....try Walter Rudin....

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11th CBSE maths book. Solutions for the answers in that book is available in www.meritnation.com

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My dear friend try amit m agarawal book of differential and integral calculus

Publication is arihant prakashan merrut Excellent book

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NCERT text book of class XI

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Differential Calculus by GORAK PRASAD It is helping me very much in my studies I think it is the best

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Calculus by K.C.Sinha .. is very elementary book . U learn many fundamental and important concepts

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Calculus part one by tom apostol

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try maths NCERT :3 its better than any thing

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Try out HIGHER ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS by B.S. Grewal ..... the explanation is much broad

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I would suggest you should try out Vinay Kumar Sir's Book of "Functions And Graphs" and later on his books on integration and differention

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Thomas calculus

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thomas calculas

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Go for arihant series calculus books

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Problems in Calculus by I A MARON

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How can I find out partial in homogeneous ?

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arihant series integrated calculus

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See, if you really want to learn calculus from scratch you must go through the path of Analysis, more precisely "Mathematical Analysis". And for that I would strongly recommend the book named "ELEMENTARY ANALYSIS THE THEORY OF CALCULUS" by Kenneth A. Ross. Go through this book thoroughly, learn and understand all the concepts then pick up problems in calculus directly. While you face any problems or you come across any doubts refer any of the Thomas/Finney or Apostol or etc. etc.... Since you have learnt basic concepts and developed the ability to think I think you may not face any conceptual difficulty... Thanks...

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Amit M Agarwal

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Books from arihant prakashan Differential calculus and integral calculus is most significant book for learning

Also you can try A text book of calculus By k c sinha Student friend is also a very good book.

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Diff. x power x

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Take y =x^x Now logy=xlogx Now differentiate 1/y

dy/dx= x1+log xdy/dx=x^x (x+log x)

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Calculus with Analytic Geometry by Thurman S. Peterson, their problems are mind blowing.....

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Go for sadiku

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