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What main branches of mathematics are there? 
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May2414, 11:54 PM

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Besides trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and discrete mathematics.
Can you give me a list? And maybe links to where I can learn them? 


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The main fields in maths are called "applied" and "pure".
"Trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and discrete mathematics..." are examples of topics in mathematics. To get a good idea of how maths gets divided up, instead, have a look at your local college's prospectus and the titles of the higherlevel papers. However, it is a common enough request: did you have a look online? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areas_of_mathematics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_o...ematics_topics ... which should give you a starting place. 


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May2514, 09:45 PM

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Ok, so what textbooks are there? I need the ones that also give me problems to practice. Without practice problems, I would forget it fast. I thought it was math, not maths.



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What main branches of mathematics are there?



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People of the UK persuasion call it 'maths'. In the US and Canada I think it is just 'math'.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics#Etymology Aside: Him: You do the math! Me: Maths. Him: Same thing. Me: No. Mine has five letters and yours has four. Him: What's the difference? Me: One. 


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In a rough sense there are two main branches of mathematics: algebra and geometry. Analysis comprises the overlap of those two.



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