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comment Real Analysis Book Choice
Tao is indeed excellent and underrated. Hmm. It is funny that we are all always taking about books rather than teachers. I've become very skeptical of University level mathematics courses where most professors cannot adequately teach the material, or else, have no real way to allow students to "check-in" to see what they have learned. The mechanisms for learning are deficient not only at the elementary and secondary school levels but at the Uni level as well. So, are all really good mathematicians then simply self-taught? If so, why not have universities offer 30 semester hours of self-study?
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answered Real Analysis Book Choice