TY - BOOK ID - 23418 TI - Advanced Problems in Mathematics AU - Siklos, Stephen PY - 2016 SN - 9781783741441 DB - DOAB KW - geometry KW - calculus KW - probability and statistics KW - undergraduate mathematics course KW - step examinations KW - advanced mathematical problems UR - https://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=search&query=rid:23418 AB - " This book is intended to help candidates prepare for entrance examinations in mathematics and scientific subjects, including STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper). STEP is an examination used by Cambridge colleges as the basis for conditional offers. They are also used by Warwick University, and many other mathematics departments recommend that their applicants practice on the past papers even if they do not take the examination. Advanced Problems in Mathematics is recommended as preparation for any undergraduate mathematics course, even for students who do not plan to take the Sixth Term Examination Paper. The questions analysed in this book are all based on recent STEP questions selected to address the syllabus for Papers I and II, which is the A-level core (i.e. C1 to C4) with a few additions. Each question is followed by a comment and a full solution. The comments direct the reader’s attention to key points and put the question in its true mathematical context. The solutions point students to the methodology required to address advanced mathematical problems critically and independently.
This book is a must read for any student wishing to apply to scientific subjects at university level and for anybody interested in advanced mathematics.
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