Joy of Mathematics - DVD, digital video course

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Joy of Mathematics - DVD, digital video course

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$254.95

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Humans have been having fun and games with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered the amazing utility of this field—in science, engineering, finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of math, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin shows how everything in mathematics is connected—how the beautiful and often imposing edifice that has given us algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, probability, and so much else is based on nothing more than fooling around with numbers.
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I had multiple courses on calculus, statistics, linear algebra, differential equations, and discrete math in college, but forgot most of the details. Professor Benjamin is an energetic lecturer, breaking concepts down into understandable chunks. If you haven't taken any math in while, you might want to watch the videos in sequence, but it's not strictly necessary. I'll probably re-watch some of the videos in the future to refresh my memory.
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