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so as i get into more advanced programs, the math behind it becomes more advanced (i didnt understand half of what was in the purple dragon book). i see this as a serious flaw since i want to make a career out of it. so anyways, what is the best site to learn:

-calculus

-the binary number system

-the hexadecimal number system

-stats

-calculus

-the binary number system

-the hexadecimal number system

-stats

A good book for calculus : Thomas' calculus .

Binary and hexadecimal system : Wikipedia , probably a google search will give many good sites for it

Binary and hexadecimal system : Wikipedia , probably a google search will give many good sites for it

for binary and hexadecimal use this site or learncpp. It is actually really easy to do.

http://www.cplusplus.com/doc/hex/

http://www.learncpp.com/cpp-tutorial/37-converting-between-binary-and-decimal/

*edit another way is by long division

http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-from-Decimal-to-Binary

http://www.cplusplus.com/doc/hex/

http://www.learncpp.com/cpp-tutorial/37-converting-between-binary-and-decimal/

*edit another way is by long division

http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-from-Decimal-to-Binary

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Another good book for calculus is __Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach__ by Morris Kline. At least, that's the one that I own. Should be rather easy to find, though is a touch outdated in regards to having logarithm tables in the back.

The greatest calculus book ever written is Calculus (4th ed.) by Michael Spivak (link at the bottom). It's really more of an introductory analysis text, because throughout the entire book you're working towards a completely rigorous definition of the real numbers. Some of the exercises are quite challenging, and none are trivial, but give you a truly deep understanding of the material. If you want to truly *understand* Calculus, and be able to build it up from some bare axioms by yourself, then this is the book for you. It will be a time consuming process, however.

If you want a quick and dirty approach to Calculus, i.e. just learning how to do Calculus because you don't mind not fully understanding, then I'd recommend using either Stewart's calculus or Spivak's Hitchikers Guide to Calculus (again links are at the bottom).

For number systems, the internet has some pretty good explanations. Again, it really depends on what kind of approach you want to take. You could do a very rigorous number-theoretic approach, but I'm assuming you don't want that, and in that case the internet has good explanations. If you prefer the former, however, let me know and I could send you some links.

For stats, it really depends on how much you want and how deeply you want to understand it again. This book is supposed to be pretty easy to follow, though I haven't read it myself: http://www.amazon.com/Statistics-Third-Edition-David-Freedman/dp/0393970833

Spivak's Calculus: http://www.amazon.com/Calculus-4th-Michael-Spivak/dp/0914098918/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382651863&sr=8-1&keywords=spivak+calculus

Stewart's Calculus (there are a lot of versions) :http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=stewart%20calculus&sprefix=stewa%2Caps&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Astewart%20calculus

Spivak's less "quick n' dirty" Calculus: http://www.amazon.com/Hitchhikers-Guide-Calculus-Michael-Spivak/dp/0883858126/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382652929&sr=8-1&keywords=hitchiker%27s+guide+to+calculus

If you want a quick and dirty approach to Calculus, i.e. just learning how to do Calculus because you don't mind not fully understanding, then I'd recommend using either Stewart's calculus or Spivak's Hitchikers Guide to Calculus (again links are at the bottom).

For number systems, the internet has some pretty good explanations. Again, it really depends on what kind of approach you want to take. You could do a very rigorous number-theoretic approach, but I'm assuming you don't want that, and in that case the internet has good explanations. If you prefer the former, however, let me know and I could send you some links.

For stats, it really depends on how much you want and how deeply you want to understand it again. This book is supposed to be pretty easy to follow, though I haven't read it myself: http://www.amazon.com/Statistics-Third-Edition-David-Freedman/dp/0393970833

Spivak's Calculus: http://www.amazon.com/Calculus-4th-Michael-Spivak/dp/0914098918/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382651863&sr=8-1&keywords=spivak+calculus

Stewart's Calculus (there are a lot of versions) :http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=stewart%20calculus&sprefix=stewa%2Caps&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Astewart%20calculus

Spivak's less "quick n' dirty" Calculus: http://www.amazon.com/Hitchhikers-Guide-Calculus-Michael-Spivak/dp/0883858126/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382652929&sr=8-1&keywords=hitchiker%27s+guide+to+calculus

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