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# A Programmer's Introduction to Mathematics

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A Programmer's Introduction to Mathematics uses your familiarity with ideas from programming and software to teach mathematics.

You'll learn about the central objects and theorems of mathematics, covering graphs, calculus, linear algebra, eigenvalues, optimization, and more. You'll also be immersed in the often unspoken cultural attitudes of mathematics, learning both how ...more

You'll learn about the central objects and theorems of mathematics, covering graphs, calculus, linear algebra, eigenvalues, optimization, and more. You'll also be immersed in the often unspoken cultural attitudes of mathematics, learning both how ...more

Paperback, 378 pages

Published
November 27th 2018
by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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I hate to say this, as Jeremy Kun has written a large number of free and accessible mathematical refreshers (and has been doing so for years) many of which I have found personally useful. However, writing a introductory text is much ...more

Working through exercises would make you really grasp subjects well (I left this for the second reading), but either way, you will get a better a ...more

The book starts with polynomials and sets, to ground things, and goes on to cover topics like graphs, linear algebra and calculus. It’s not easy going and not meant to be, but it does provide explanations and mostly avoids big conceptual jumps. As just one example, I found the angle of attack on calculus starting with successively less appr ...more

Each chapters has a bunch of exercises that you s ...more

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