Calculus for the Life Sciences: A Modeling Approach
Volume I. The First
Year Course
Volume II. Difference and Differential Equations
James
L. Cornette and Ralph A. Ackerman, Departments of Mathematics and
Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology,
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011
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Volume I is appropriate for students who have prepared for but have not studied calculus.
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Suggested Solutions
appear at the end of each chapter of both volumes on the web. 
This text is reviewed in the MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library.
Duane Nykamp
of the University of Minnesota has a website, Math Insight, which is a collection of webpages and applets designed to
shed light on concepts underlying a few topics in mathematics. Some of his
pages (see links) are
based on our material.
I would be very
pleased to have your comments about this work.
James L. Cornette, cornette@iastate.edu
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