Recent content by Astrometry

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    Choice of Math Classes

    I agree with this post. Differential Geometry.
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    Picking up calculus again after 2 years?

    You should be fine. If you're worried about not remembering how to do something, review your calculus notes/exams if you still have them, or just look online for a review of some sort. If you still have your calculus book, perhaps doing some review problems wouldn't hurt either.
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    Continue with mathematics?

    LOL, that was a good one. Yes, keep your head up. Sometimes it takes awhile for things to finally sink in. A friend of mine was in a similar situation -- he never fully grasped calculus and ended up getting a C in the course, but whenever I help him, he seems to understand better. Sometimes it...
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    Post your spring schedule here!

    Pretty standard schedule. • Calculus 2 • Computer programming • History • Sociology Overall 14 credit hours.
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    Programs Changing majors from Physics to Mathematics or CS?

    Well, I'm still currently a physics major and C201 is computer programming 2; therefore, it requires a previous programming course and A201 is an intro to programming 1. (I know it's weird.) So if I like computer programming then I may consider changing majors, but for now I'll stick with...
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    Programs Changing majors from Physics to Mathematics or CS?

    Alrighty then. :D Now I'm taking 16 credit hours total: • Calculus 2 • Physics 2 + lab (calculus based physics.) • Sociology • Intro To Computer Programming I'm just afraid that I'll be biting off more than I can chew, but since it's college I'll have to get used to taking a course load. So...
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    Programs Changing majors from Physics to Mathematics or CS?

    Thanks guys for the replies. I found one more class that fits into my schedule: • CSCI-A201 Intro To Computer Programming I (3 cr.) "Fundamental programming constructs, including loops, arrays, classes, and files. General problem-solving techniques. Emphasis on modular programming...
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    Programs Changing majors from Physics to Mathematics or CS?

    I agree. It seems like a class for those who've never dealt with computers before.. Which would probably be a pointless class.
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    Programs Changing majors from Physics to Mathematics or CS?

    Hello, I'm in need of some advice.. I'm currently majoring in physics, but I've been thinking about changing my major. I'm in physics 1, and struggling because I have a bad professor who can't seem to teach the class.. I originally wanted to go to grad school to continue my studies as an...
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    Worried that I might fail Physics 1

    I'm doing both -- re-reading my lecture notes and solving problems. I know that if I still have an A- in the class that I'm in a good place, but it still upsets me that I did poorly on two exams.
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    Worried that I might fail Physics 1

    That's my problem. I can't figure out why.. I can do the math, but it may be the concepts or something. I plan on talking to my professor tomorrow because he wants people to talk to him about the test if we did poorly.
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    Worried that I might fail Physics 1

    Hello, I am in such disbelief right now, so disappointed in myself. I've failed two of my physics midterms and we only have one midterm left before the final. I've studied for both and I thought I knew what I was doing, but apparently not. The class average for both tests have been a 75%, C+...
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    Physics trouble

    I'm in the exact situation as you are. I'm in physics 1 and it's calculus based. I too have no issues with the math, the math is a breeze. I just don't know, my professor isn't really that great and we have a lot of engineering students in the class. Our last two test averages was a 75%...
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    Programs Considering majoring in physics

    I have a similar situation to yours, but I am a physics major. I'm a sophomore as well and I honestly find my physics 1 class to be a bit daunting. We just had a test this past week and I honestly think I did better on my calculus test than my physics, lol. The math is easy, it's the physics. I...