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Topic: How do you use reference books?
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mkphysis

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How do you use reference books?
Posted: Jun 17, 2014 5:44 PM
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Reference books at the research levels often does not include any
problem or exercise. While you can't read these books like novels(you
normally need to work on other sheet of paper), I'm just wondering if
you actually use theorems on books like problems and try to completely
prove them on your own on other sheet of paper, or you just read until
you understand. I've just started using these sort of books so I'm just
curious how do you make sure that you really understand and able to use
the materials, or you just use them as references, not as textbooks.



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