It is not only well written, it has lots of worked examples! It is not as comprehensive as some "standards" such as Arfkin or Butkov, but it is much more useful for... Read morePublished on July 9 2004 by Eric Landahl
Hey, Math undergrads! Home for the summer? Only room in that case for one math text? Make it Boas. Read morePublished on July 14 2003 by TDrinkrrr
This was the textbook for my first advanced math-physics (mathsics) class. While the review of vector calc and other things I already knew was really helpful, I found it just too... Read morePublished on July 3 2003 by Carynn Luine
This book covers basic topics(vector analysis, ode, series, multivariable calculus, calculus of variations, Fourier, etc.) in a very original and understandable way. Read morePublished on May 20 2002
In the world of science literature, physics and mathematics in particular, there exist a few outstanding works, illuminating the horizon like a pilot light in the dark. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2002 by Robert Gloor
It hit me today that I need my Boas.
I need to review some linear algebra, and was browsing for some sort of cheapo Dover book, when I remembered that I have Boas at my... Read more
One of the most elegant texts I have ever learned from and have myself used. Mary Boas is simply the best in explaining and presenting examples of ODEs, PDEs, Fourier Series,... Read morePublished on July 18 2001 by Dr. R. Vento