Review of differential calculus

Part of the Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology book series (SUMAT)


This chapter presents the main elements of differential calculus needed in probability theory. Often, students taking a course on probability theory have problems with concepts such as integrals and infinite series. In particular, the integration by parts technique is recalled.


Power Series Chain Rule Dirac Delta Function Differential Calculus Geometric Series 


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© Springer-Verlag New York 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de Mathématiques et de génie industrielÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, QuébecMontréalCanada

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