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How should I self-study calculus?

So I already took Pre-Calc, and ended up with a B both semesters. I am an incoming senior in high school. My special-ed case manager won't let me take it because she doesn't want to see me panic ...
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Is tutor essential for success in mathematics? [closed]

Everyone in my Pre-Calc - Calc I class is failing, except the kids who go tutor. They get top percentile ranks in the class. Should I drop maths all together so I don't have to invest in a tutor? I ...
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What are the concepts that I need to understand before studying Fourier Analysis?

Background ( Long Story Short ) : For some reasons, I am taking a class in my university that focus on Fourier Analysis Laplace Transform, and Partial Diffiential Equations Problem : I have done ...
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Advice for self-studying Inequalities and Calculus

I'm interested in self-studying the following books over the next year or so: Spivak's Calculus (I'm already in Ch. 5 and it is very slow going) The Cauchy-Schwarz Master Class by J. Michael Steele ...
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About the convergence or divergence?

Whether the following integral converge or diverge by comparison test. \begin{align*} ...
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A unique situation may prevent me from pursuing a science degree. Advice appreciated. [closed]

I'll try to keep this succinct. I'm enrolling in a second degree computer science program at my previous university. I graduated with a double major in Finance and Accounting about a year ago. Here's ...
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What is the standard notation for Neuman Boundary Condition.

I would like some one to help me to explain how one can represent the Neuman Boundary condition in a standard way. What I wrote was like the following, $\frac{\partial \phi_{st}}{\partial n}=0$ but ...
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1answer
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Difference between Vector Functions and Vector Field

I understand that a vector function is a function that has a domain $\mathbb{R}^n$ and range on $\mathbb{R}^m$ so it takes vectors and gives vectors right? So what is a vector field?And how can I ...
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Learning maths as a hobby - tips and techniques not to forget

I learn math in my free time. I do it mainly as a hobby, but it also helps me as a software engineer. My main resources are MathTutor site and Stroud books. The problem I have is I can't work on math ...
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Prerequisites of general calculus

I have a unique situation in which I need to know the names of the concepts taught in Pre-Calculus and those taught at the beginning of the school year in Calculus (or just general concepts used in ...
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What kinds of maths to learn for understanding dynamical systems in cognitive science?

A current trend in cognitive science is to view the mind as a dynamical system (e.g., Continuity of Mind by Spivey, in which cognition is understood as a "continuous and often recurrent trajectory ...
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How to work faster on the GRE.

I'm fixin' to go to grad school next year, so lately I've been studying for the mathematics subject GRE. What I have heard, from MSE and other places, is that the most important thing is to learn to ...