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Physics in Mathematical Mood

Physics in Mathematical Mood – how physics can be taught in an appropriately mathematical way and how the beauty and power of mathematical reasoning can be conveyed to students. This booklet, from the Institute of Physics, considers many aspects of mathematics for physics students.

[b]Content includes[/b]:
•the mathematics students bring with them when beginning a post-16 course
•links between mathematics and physics courses
•how to improve problem solving and mathematical understanding
•the essential mathematical functions encountered in physics
•the importance of graphical skills and how they can be developed
•how information technology can be used to support students.

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