Understanding Mathematics

Understanding Mathematics

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Without a basic understanding of maths, students of any science discipline are ill-equipped to tackle new problems or to apply themselves to novel situations. In this book, Keith Gregson covers a few essential topics that will help encourage an understanding of mathematics so that the student can build on their understanding and apply it to their own scientific discipline.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 8mm | 276.69g
  • Nottingham University Press
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 17 black & white illustrations
  • 1904761542
  • 9781904761549
  • 2,115,732

Table of contents

Fundamentals * Numbers * Powers and logarithms * Calculations and applications * Neat tricks and useful solutions * Differential calculus * Integral calculus * Matrix algebra * The end of the beginning
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"The goal to provide clear and simple explanations for basic mathematics which the reader can use for a variety of everyday and scientific applications is fully, capably, and accurately achieved." --Bart Holland, PhD, New Jersey Medical School
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About Keith Gregson

Keith Gregson has spent many enjoyable hours at Nottingham University trying to persuade first year undergraduates that mathematics is not gobbledygook. Some of the converted persuaded him to write this book. While not teaching, Keith enjoys the equally challenging activities of climbing and mountaineering.
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