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Topic: Moving on to real math - and help with an exercise
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Chergarj

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Re: Moving on to real math - and help with an exercise
Posted: Dec 31, 2004 10:29 PM
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I do not quote the message of cdetrio@gmail.com here, but maybe the difficulty
you have with Calculus understanding is dependant on not fully mastering
elementary and intermediate algebra. You need much skill with algebra to
understand some/many proofs that you may find. The appearance of proving and
problem solving is that of moving symbols around, but proving and solving
really are applying basic properties about numbers and mathematical statements
(equations and inequalities).

I would suggest reveiwing intermediate algebra and trigonometry.

G C



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