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Mathematics

This is a guide to resources about astronomy available at Triton College, including books and online resources.

Background Information

Math is everywhere in our lives, we use it every day from calculating tips, to playing the lottery, to trying to fit all your shopping in the car and park it. The math we use every day is called arithmetic and it consists of your basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Other math that we learn at school become harder to understand and adept into our daily lives making it even tougher to remember it. This libguide will help point you to the resources you need to succeed in mathematics. 

There are several branches of mathematics you should be aware of: 

Pure Mathematics 

  • Number Theory 
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Mathematical Analysis

Applied Mathematics

  • Calculus
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Set Theory
  • Trigonometry 

 

Reference: Dictionaries and Ecyclopedias