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    So I am preparing to start a maths degree this year. I was wondering if anyone knew of any books that I should use to prepare myself for the first year? I heard University Maths is very different to A level Maths so I would like to bridge the gap. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thank you.
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    (Original post by AK7000)
    So I am preparing to start a maths degree this year. I was wondering if anyone knew of any books that I should use to prepare myself for the first year? I heard University Maths is very different to A level Maths so I would like to bridge the gap. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thank you.
    How to study for a Mathematics degree by Lara Alcock is a good book
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    Where? acontium is right, A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics is also good as is How to Think Like a Mathematician. None are essential though.

    (Original post by AK7000)
    So I am preparing to start a maths degree this year. I was wondering if anyone knew of any books that I should use to prepare myself for the first year? I heard University Maths is very different to A level Maths so I would like to bridge the gap. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thank you.
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    (Original post by acontium)
    How to study for a Mathematics degree by Lara Alcock is a good book
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    Where? acontium is right, A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics is also good as is How to Think Like a Mathematician. None are essential though.
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    I'd perhaps have a look at "introductory mathematics: algebra and analysis" by Geoff smith. But your uni may recommend different books for their first year modules. I wouldn't buy any expensive ones until you start your course and know if you really need it or not. Some first years spend hundreds and never use them.


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    I'd perhaps have a look at "introductory mathematics: algebra and analysis" by Geoff smith. But your uni may recommend different books for their first year modules. I wouldn't buy any expensive ones until you start your course and know if you really need it or not. Some first years spend hundreds and never use them.


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