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  1. Jan 15, 2012 #1
    Hi, I am student from u of t.
    I want to ask MAT224 or MAT244 is easier?
    Btw, I have already taken MAT223, but not good though.
    Thanks a lot!
     
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  3. Jan 15, 2012 #2

    jedishrfu

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    I don't think we can help here since course numberings are specific to the school you go to.
     
  4. Jan 15, 2012 #3
    MAT244 or MAT247? MAT244 doesn't even contain the same material as MAT224. Anyway, MAT247 is a much better "math course", it's for the math specialists.
     
  5. Jan 16, 2012 #4
    But what if i have taken MAT223, is it similar to MAT224?
    Is MAT244 hard?
    thanks!
     
  6. Jan 16, 2012 #5

    micromass

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    Can you please give the course names and course information??
     
  7. Jan 17, 2012 #6
    As wisvuze already mentioned, it's hard to compare the two courses since they contain different materials: MAT224 is linear algebra, while MAT244 is an ODE course.

    In any case, I would guess that you need to put in some work for MAT224 if you struggled in MAT223, since it's a continuation of the latter. As for MAT244, you need to be comfortable with the things you learned in your first-year calculus course (derivatives, integrals, sequences and series etc.). Also, it helps if you study ahead and learn a bit of multivariate calculus.
     
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