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a subject I struggled at and failed my whole life. I was in an accident which basically keeps me housebound a lot. I gave myself a 2 year plan to improve my math: after research and speaking to professors I took the following approach. this is in no way unique its done by millions of others.

Read the textbooks that well known universities use (make sure you read them in the right order):

Calculus:

Calculus by Michael Spivak

Calculus volumes 1 and 2 by Tom M.Apostol

Analysis

Principles of Mathematical Analysis by Walter Rudin

Real and complex analysis by Walter Rudin

Topology

Topology by James Munkres or

General Topology by Stephen Willard (harder)

Linear Algebra

Linear Algebra by Friedberg,Insel and Spence

Differential Equations:

Ordinary Differential Equations by Tenenbaum and Pollan

Algebra

Abstract Algebra by Dummit and Foote

Combinatorics

Introductory Combinatorics by Brualdi

Set theory:

Introduction to set theory by Hrbacek and Jech

Electives:

Algebraic Topology

Algebraic Topology: an introduction by W.S Massey

Algebraic Geometry

Undergraduate algebraic geometry by Miles Reid

Number theory:

An introduction to the theory of numbers by Hardy and Wright

Algebraic number Theory (If you also take Number theory)

Algebraic Theory of numbers by Pierre SamuelI


you should read all books corresponding to a subject (in order) not just one of them. probably looks and sounds daunting but i promise if a thicko like me can improve anyone can. this is by means a quick fix, their isn't one but this is the most effective method IMO. can just try the basics. so in short. read read read
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So if I do this it will finally make me entelijent?
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(Original post by DrMikeHuntHertz)
So if I do this it will finally make me entelijent?
ha. nice 👍
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