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**luca-deltodesco****Member**- Registered: 2006-05-05
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someone i know is currently writing this for reasons oblivous to me, but none the less, its pretty cool, he still has a long way to go with it

http://stylebucket.co.uk/book.php

The Beginning Of All Things To End.

The End Of All Things To Come.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Very neatly formatted. Explanations are clear. Mostly Sets so far.

Of course there is Wikipedia and Mathworld for documentation.

It would be nice if he contributed to this site - I am working on some Sets pages when I get a chance ("set notation", "definition of function" and "domain, range, codomain"). But my aim is to make "explanation" pages - graphics, animations, examples. But I never have enough time

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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I agree with MathIsFun. Or at least I think I do, I may be putting words in your mouth.

Documentation is great. But teaching materials are better.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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Ricky wrote:

Documentation is great. But teaching materials are better.

I think you're right, but it's of my understanding that teaching materials are based on documentation. I get your point though.

On the ''book'' itself: I think it's good all in all. There are some typos and unfinished sentences here and there though. It actually looks a lot like a file I'm making, for self-use, as I learn new stuff. He could improve the graphics a bit though(figures), looks a little too 'paint'-ish. I'm pretty sure I had something else to add; it's gone now, however.

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