## Calling all chem- physics- and math-philes!

For the grad-level education I want, I need an understanding of chemistry, physics, and calculus at a minimum. I have a BA in a tangentially related field (or will in a couple months). What are the best resources for learning these subjects without spending even more time/money on tuition?
posted by Urban Winter on Apr 4, 2014 - 10 answers

## My Trig Teachers Name Was Mr. Angle But That Didn't Make Him A Good Teacher.

My math skills are no where near where I'd like them to be. Can you recommend a self-paced math learning site? Pretty much any branch of math can apply.
posted by Ookseer on Aug 13, 2012 - 7 answers

## I still KNOW the quadratic equation, just not what it means

I have forgotten basically all of math, and I want to learn it again from the ground up.
posted by showbiz_liz on Oct 19, 2011 - 28 answers

## How do you place students into calculus courses?

Attention math teachers: what processes does your college/university use for placement into Calculus courses?
posted by leahwrenn on Aug 29, 2011 - 6 answers

## I am sick of having to say "I'm not good at math."

I have always had difficulty with mathematics. Now I'm in my mid-thirties and have gone back to school to study engineering. Things are not going appreciably better than they did the first time I went to university. What can I do to fill the gaps I have and become a skilled problem-solver? I want to go from being a C to being an A student.
posted by rhombus on Mar 24, 2010 - 30 answers

## Fourier series confusion and pre/post-integration substitution dilemmas.

Asking for a friend: With the use of Fourier series, I'm trying to solve an ODE of the form L*y'' + R*y' + y/C = r(x), where r(x) = 1 - x^2 for |x| <= 1, i.e. has a period of 2. To do so I need to represent 1 - x^2 as a Fourier series. In doing so I have to integrate e^(-n * i * pi * x), but I've reached a stumbling block.
posted by PuGZ on Sep 13, 2009 - 2 answers

## Help me relearn mathematics and its practica applications

Applied Math Filter: Help me use math! I'd like to learn more about mathematics and it's practical applications - particularly in Computer Science
posted by dcbarker on Aug 1, 2008 - 13 answers

## Tips for university teaching

Teaching a university course for the first time: any tips or suggestions?
posted by onoclea on Dec 12, 2007 - 33 answers

## Bubbles

Maximal volume of an ellipsoid...
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Aug 7, 2007 - 15 answers

## Calculus help neede

Quick help needed for my rusty calculus. Regarding algebraic functions, are the terms "no limit" and "limit does not exist" synonymous?
posted by Neiltupper on Feb 15, 2007 - 9 answers

## Tricky Dick

I remember reading an anecdote about Feynman, written by Feynman either in Surely, You're Joking or What Do You Care What Other People Think. He was describing how in his undergraduate years people were really impressed by his ability to do integrals, all because he knew this integration technique that wasn't taught very often. What was that technique?
posted by phrontist on Dec 4, 2006 - 10 answers

## Calculus resources for the curious?

I would like to relearn some calculus on my own. Please recommend the best book for the purpose.
posted by perissodactyl on Sep 10, 2006 - 16 answers

## Can ya help me be geeker?

Can you help me with my innumeracy?
posted by horseblind on Jul 23, 2006 - 16 answers

## Dumb calculus question...

Stupid calculus question inside.
posted by killdevil on Jul 19, 2006 - 15 answers

## calculus for humanists

So I want to be an actuary. My grasp of calculus at present is sketchy. This is a problem.
posted by leotrotsky on Aug 1, 2005 - 10 answers

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