Captain Ron Larson
Dr Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored more than 30 software titles since 1990. Dr Larson has also written numerous acclaimed textbooks, including the bestselling Calculus Series published by Cengage. He is the recipient of the 2017 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2018 Text and Academic...See more
Dr Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored more than 30 software titles since 1990. Dr Larson has also written numerous acclaimed textbooks, including the bestselling Calculus Series published by Cengage. He is the recipient of the 2017 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for PRECALCULUS, the 2018 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS and the 2017 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS. He also received the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS  a complete text on CDROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the internet. See less
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Captain Ron Larson book reviews

Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions
It's a textbook
by Itamar, Jul 11, 2013
Not sure what is there to review. I'm taking calculus in college, this is the required textbook.
It's pretty good at explaining things and the there are interesting historical context stories ... Read More

Precalculus
Required Textbook
by Dawn R, Jun 30, 2013
Textbook is required for the college course by the instructor but the instructor does not present the material well and neither does this textbook. If you are not required to buy this book, find ... Read More

Multivariable Calculus
Excellent book
Book arrived in timely fashion. Good condition a nd good material. Read More