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Old 2010-04-09, 15:48   #1
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Default Good introduction with math websites/books?

I've had math in highschool but now I want to improve my math knowledge significantly.

Can you please post your favorite math websites/blogs/papers/books source ...

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Old 2010-04-09, 15:51   #2
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Sorry to be unhelpful but couldn't resist.
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Old 2010-04-09, 15:54   #3
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Being serious now:
http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=13182
http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=13022
These threads contain books that might be helpful.
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Old 2010-04-10, 00:23   #4
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Mathworld is more an encyclodedia than a place to learn, but it can be very useful, and even fun to take a random walk in.
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Some good learning resources here:
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Mathematics/index.htm
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Old 2010-04-10, 07:11   #5
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Chapter 2 of The Handbook of Applied Cryptography covers maths related to cryptography. You can download it from http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac/ (thanks to the authors and CRC press for their generosity).

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Old 2010-04-12, 23:54   #8
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Two other threads about (not necessarily introductory) math books:

"Favorite Math Books"

http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=3430

"Suggestions on good number theory books???"

http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=2128
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