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Explores how to engage with the academic content of a mathematics major in the United States and territories / institutions with a US-style educational setupSo covers aspects of university life separate from mathematicsDesigned to help students to Recognize and reflect on Their Own experiences and to anticipate, articulate and overcome the challenges They encounterUnique subject-specific study guide for mathematics studentsEvery year, Thousands of students in the USA declare mathematics as Their major. Many are extremely intelligent and hardworking. HOWEVER, even the best will encounter challenges, Because upper-level mathematics Involves not only independent study and learning from lectures, so but a fundamental shift from calculation to proof. This shift is demanding but it need not be mysterious - Has research revealed many insights into the mathematical thinking required, and this book trans-lates synthesis into practical advice for a student audience. It covers every aspect of studying as a mathematics major, from Tackling abstract intellectual challenges to interacting with professors and making good use of study time. Part 1 discusses the nature of upper-level mathematics, and Explains how students can adapt and extend existing skills in order to Their develop good understanding. Part 2 covers study skills as thesis relate to mathematics, and Suggests practical approaches to learning while enjoying Effectively undergraduate life.As the first mathematics-specific study guide, this friendly, practical text is essential reading for any mathematics major.Readership : Students In Their Sophomore year looking to make the transition from Their broad subject base to be majoring in mathematics; First year mathematics majors struggling On Their course; Mathematics lecturers to better understand the difficulties Encountered by Their students
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