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Schools Quick simple question about University math

  1. Nov 13, 2012 #1
    Currently taking mathematics12/precalculus12(Canada) i think its equivalent to algebra II in the US(someone correct me if i am wrong.)

    So, question is:

    1) Will topics like Logarithmic Functions + Exponential Functions, Arithmetic sequences and series, etc. be covered and explored in depth at the university level?

    i find highschool math juvenile the way they give you formulas and expect you to use them without questioning why and how. Basically i want to be prepared for university math and physics courses the best i can by mastering the basics.

    Thank you in advance!
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2012 #2

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    jimmyly asked and wrote:

    YES.

    What? The book used and the teacher did not show derivations for the laws of exponents and of logarithms? Good books from even 20 to 40 years ago will have these.
     
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