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A simple introduction to
calculus: Differentials and integrals A simple, physics-based guide to quantities that vary: differentiation and integration, numerical and analytical, the log function, polynomials, trigonometric functions, the chain rule, techniques for integration, partial derivatives, introduction to logs
Vectors, vector components, unit vectors, two and three dimensions, vector addition and subtraction, relative motion and moving coordinates, the scalar product of vectors (the dot product), the vector product (the cross product)
Motion in one dimension under constant velocity or constant acceleration: deriving the equations from the definitions of velocity and acceleration.
Acceleration examples: braking with constant force and decelerating with air resistance. Some other problems in car physics