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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Greetings,

Over this summer I plan on independently studying Calculus II and III because I am behind in my math major (just switched from biology)

As a result, I plan to double up on maths with 2 per semester. My other courses are physics and chemistry related, so this is no cake-walk schedule, and I feel learning these two will help immensely. I plan on taking Calc II and Transition to Advanced math next semester, and Calc III and linear algebra the following semester...already knowing half of my maths for each semester should prove beneficial in me still having free-time.

What I am wandering is, what is a good method to go about independently studying these two subjects? Should I try to cover EVERYTHING, or just get the essentials down? For instance, in Calc II, should I just try to master the different methods of integration? Or should I do a broad overview of the entire subject? I am going to make an effort to "master" the entire course, but I have a job over the summer and don't know how realistic this is. I also want to make progress in Calc III because I don't know how much free time I will have over Christmas break.

Any tips?

Thanks.

Over this summer I plan on independently studying Calculus II and III because I am behind in my math major (just switched from biology)

As a result, I plan to double up on maths with 2 per semester. My other courses are physics and chemistry related, so this is no cake-walk schedule, and I feel learning these two will help immensely. I plan on taking Calc II and Transition to Advanced math next semester, and Calc III and linear algebra the following semester...already knowing half of my maths for each semester should prove beneficial in me still having free-time.

What I am wandering is, what is a good method to go about independently studying these two subjects? Should I try to cover EVERYTHING, or just get the essentials down? For instance, in Calc II, should I just try to master the different methods of integration? Or should I do a broad overview of the entire subject? I am going to make an effort to "master" the entire course, but I have a job over the summer and don't know how realistic this is. I also want to make progress in Calc III because I don't know how much free time I will have over Christmas break.

Any tips?

Thanks.