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What book to study to prepare for IT Mathematics?

  1. Jun 9, 2015 #1
    goging back to university this year and been a while since i was a school so i need to brush up on my maths skills before. was decent at maths at school basically average the program im going to study includes a course in IT Mathematics. What books do you guys recommend i should be reading before hand?

    below is what is going to be covered
    Set Theory/Logic.
    Sets, relations, equivalence relations and partitions, partial ordering, inverse relations, composition of relations, applications of relations to databases, predicate logic as a language, methods of proof, mathematical induction. Boolean algebra, equivalent boolean expressions..

    Basic probability to iclude axioms, independent events, conditional probability and some probabilty distributions..

    Functions as a special case of relations, Injective, surjective and bijective functions, one-sided inverses, inverse functions, polynomials and the remainder theorem. Domain and range of functions. Inequalities..

    Limits & Continuity.
    Simple finite and infinite limits. Simple tests to establish if piecewise-defined functions are continuous..

    Techniques of differentiation (first principles, product, quotient and chain rules) and integration (substitution and integration-by-parts). Curve sketching, optimisation and area under the curve applications..
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  3. Jun 14, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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