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inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Alright. This is a question about what to learn (next), not a specific topic. Details in next posts.
inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Alright. This is a question about what to learn (next), not a specific topic. Details in next posts.

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inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just finished looking at basic calculus concepts, except for partial derivatives and differential equations. I'm looking to where to study next.

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now, I self studied both trig and calculus, and I skipped the so called "pre calc"

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can do most of the differential calculus problems in my textbook, and as for integration, I understand how to integrate by usub, and by parts (as well as a little partial fractions)

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0However, for most methods, I know how to do the math, but I'm not particularly good at it (I couldn't do a "integrate sec^3 x problem without difficulty").

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since I'm just self studying, I wonder if I should move on (because I will relearn calc in 2 or 3 years), or, if I should go back and make sure I am a boss at the math.

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now, I'm wondering, given that I should move forward, what I should study (linear? Differential equations?). If I should look back, I am still interested in what I should learn next.

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And, if you can, it would be extremely helpful if you gave me maybe 3 or 4 things to learn in order, or parallel.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any particular career or path of study you're interested in?

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My gut reaction regardless is to say proofs.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you want to do a lot of math, proofs is the way to go. It's what I would call the "gateway" to serious math.

inkyvoyd
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, I'm also interested in applications...
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