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**666 bro****Member**- From: Flatland
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How would I develop habit of reading textbooks for learning new concepts in mathematics?

*Last edited by 666 bro (2020-03-19 22:25:02)*

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I often read a lot of different textbooks for the same topic/concept. Some textbooks are easier to read than others. You have to find the book that suits your style and maturity.

It's a good idea to have access to a library where they have a lot of math books.

Is there some more specific advice that you wanted?

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Sorry, I missed your post somehow. Is there something specific you are trying to learn?

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**666 bro****Member**- From: Flatland
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Generally speaking, any theorem. For example sandwich theorem?

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Hi;

Learning random theorems is not very entertaining or illuminating. I think a better way to learn things is to learn a theory instead.

Since you mention the Sandwich Theorem, how about trying to learn some introductory Analysis? I recommend the book "Understanding Analysis" by Stephen Abott.

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