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by xepher
Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "When am I going to use this?"
Replies: 127
Views: 23405

Re: "When am I going to use this?"

Didn't Pythagoras or Euclid or whoever once say to a student who asked a similar question, "Give the kid a penny, because he thinks that he should profit from every lesson he goes to." or a few words to that extent. I remember reading that somewhere. I also remember reading that math, spec...
by xepher
Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Understanding Cauchy?
Replies: 12
Views: 1688

Re: Understanding Cauchy?

Good point; I should have a bit more of a formal understanding of calculus and real analysis before working on this. The problem, however, is that I'm stuck in precalc when I feel very confident moving forward in my math. They're taking a month or two working with the trig functions (analyzing and p...
by xepher
Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Understanding Cauchy?
Replies: 12
Views: 1688

Understanding Cauchy?

Hello, I am a precalculus student, but I have been working quite a bit with calculus and I am ahead of my grade level. I was hoping of learning about Complex Analysis, but I am confused on differentiating and integrating complex functions. I realize that in differentiation, the process is essentiall...

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