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Beginning Pre-Calculus for Game Developers by Boris Meltreger, John P. Flynt

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Talk of Math

In a short book about his life, friends, colleagues, and thoughts called A Mathematician’s Apology, the renowned mathematician G. H. Hardy wrote, “It is quite true that most people can do nothing well.” The value of such a reflection in an autobiographical work by one of the great mathematicians of the twentieth century is that it proves to be one of the most helpful of all beginnings for someone trying to learn math. Professor Hardy’s contention was not an attempt to disgrace or criticize anyone. In fact, more than anything else, it was an observation about his own discovery of his love of math.

One of the world’s greatest mathematicians, he did not regard math as something he did particularly well. In fact, he did not really care ...

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