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Topic: Math refresher
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Stan Brown

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Re: Math refresher
Posted: May 23, 2009 12:21 PM
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Fri, 22 May 2009 10:24:38 -0400 from Krish <krish@nospam.com>:
> I used to love Math as a child. I studied Math all the way up to my
> Engineering classes. This was many many years ago.
> I want to get started again in the exciting world of Algebra and Calculus.
> As you know that there is so much of material is available online itself.
> Can you please give me some pointers to get started. I suppose, I don't
> want to get lost in this pool of information. I am looking for some
> structure about my re-learning.

I suggest starting with Gullberg's /Mathematics from the Birth of
Numbers/. It's a good survey of a lot of fields. Once you have got
your feet wet again, you can decide which areas you'd like to explore
in depth.

Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Shikata ga nai...

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