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July 19th, 2013, 04:19 AM   #1
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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?

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Sounds reasonable. What do you need the Calc for in grad school?
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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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