Your Mathimatical Background

Discussion in 'Physics & Math' started by -iLluSiON-, Jan 10, 2003.

  1. -iLluSiON- Registered Senior Member

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    I'm just wondering, what are all your backgrounds in Math? Since most of you seem to know what you're talking about...
     
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  3. unbill Registered Member

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    appearing confident and posessing knowledge are two very different things

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    i am awakening after a long slumber and reintroducing myself to math, currently refreshing calculus.
     
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  5. SoLiDUS OMGWTFBBQ Registered Senior Member

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    Starting Calculus now...
     
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  7. news Registered Senior Member

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    doin engineering,,, trying to grasp math,, but as an attitude,,,, (makes a cross sign with fingers ) stay away stay away....

    ok i try to do it,, but,, its very difficult cos calculus,, and often i feel i am required to make a big jump in maths without doing any good solid foundation work,,,
     
  8. hlreed Registered Senior Member

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    Have degree in math. Only thing I learned is that math is a language like any other and is open to all.
     
  9. spookz Banned Banned

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    i cannot do math. i feel like a halfwit!

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  10. orbie Registered Senior Member

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    I was a mathematics major at USC, but just transferred into the Colorado School of Mines for Petroleum engineering. I've gone through calc 2 and Matric/Vector algebra.
     
  11. James R Just this guy, you know? Staff Member

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    Did a couple of years maths at uni. I teach it to undergraduates. I know a fair amount from studies of physics.

    Maths is just a tool physicists use when they need it.

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  12. On Radioactive Waves lost in the continuum Registered Senior Member

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    mathimatics, huh?

    I've taken some mathematics .
     
  13. notPresidentAndrew Banned Banned

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    Long story... Freshman year this guy was always on my case because I was not in his advanced geometry course. He called me "stupid" (and variations of that term) just about everyday for it. This made me think subconciously that math was important.

    The next year I took the advanced geometry course he was in and got a C. The next two years I took regular math.

    I was always upset that others were in the advanced math courses and I was not. I felt stupid.

    Last semester I had to withdraw from calculus because I was failing. Now I have to take a math course this summer to make up for it! @#$&*!

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  14. kcops_atad Registered Member

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    PHD

    Electrical Engineering (but have forgotten it all anyway

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  15. lethe Registered Senior Member

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    i ve taken enough mathematics to know how much i don t know.
     
  16. Crisp Gone 4ever Registered Senior Member

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    Hi,

    Lethe, that is usually a good sign

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    More or less same situation as James' here: four years of math courses during physics studies at the university, now doing research in mathematical physics & teaching introductory physics and maths to undergraduates.

    Bye!

    Crisp
     
  17. IggDawg Registered Senior Member

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    BS in physics.

    Calc 1-3, Diffy-Q, Math physics. that's pretty much it. I learned most of my higher math in physics though. particularly thermodynamics and electromagnetics. ESPECIALLY electromagnetics. some of the stuff in there had the math majors at my college cowering in fear. thermo was basically a preview of calc 3 tho. same materials.. partials, del operators, whatnot else.

    -IggDawg
     
  18. SoLiDUS OMGWTFBBQ Registered Senior Member

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    I'm scared too...

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