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July 19th, 2013, 04:19 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 23 Thanks: 0  Am I in a good position to begin Calculus?
Hey all, I've just finished a class that covers a broad range of introductory mathematics, and now at the end I am fairly proficient (introductory I think) algebra, quadratics, geometry, logarithms, trigonometry, exponentials.... Does this place me fairly well to begin learning calculus? I don't need calculus for my degree but I'll need it to study a Masters so am just planning to self teach. Is there anything I'm missing from that group that I need prior to beginning calculus? I will most likely use Khan Academy unless somebody can provide a better resource? Thanks. 
July 19th, 2013, 06:10 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Am I in a good position to begin Calculus?
Sounds reasonable. What do you need the Calc for in grad school?

July 19th, 2013, 07:05 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 Posts: 12 Thanks: 0  Re: Am I in a good position to begin Calculus?
MIT open courseware has great full lecture videos on single variable calculus that I used for review and better comprehension. You can find these on iTunes but if you go to the website you can also find practice sheets.


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