Say for someone such as myself who achieved a B in maths at GCSE and haven't touched it since?
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- 16-08-2016 22:07
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- 17-08-2016 20:03
(Original post by SeanFM)
- 19-08-2016 11:46
The one thing I would say is that, with maths, it's all about practice. I only know a tiny bit about the maths in CS - usually to do with algebra, maybe some efficiency stuff as well where the concept is more difficult than the maths so yeah, I hope you get an answer but at the same time.. practice a lot!
CS degrees vary greatly in maths content, but you can more or less ignore maths by choosing the right modules. Though if you want to get involved with stuff like graphics or machine learning / AI, then a very strong mathematical grounding would be needed. B in GCSE maths is pretty weak for that, but you can still do plenty in a CS degree without maths as long as you pick one that is less mathsy. Most unis are pretty low on maths content, and with hard work you should be able to pick up enough to do well.