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Mathematical Science: Home

Welcome to the Mathematical Science LibGuide. This guide is a starting point for your mathematics information needs, it will help you find relevant and key information resources. Find journal articles, books, e-books and also discover the “how-to” of almo

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Mashia Shokane
Sol Plaatje University
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Library Building C004
First Floor: Office 108

Mathematics & Statistics content on JSTOR

  • Mathematics & Statistics is a growing area of content on JSTOR. There are currently more than 50 titles available, soon to increase to more than 75 with the addition of may core journals from academic publishers around the world. 
  • Content highlights include math education (Mathematics Teacher, Mathematics in School), pure mathematics (American Journal of MathematicsBernoulli), probability and statistics (American StatisticianBrazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics), applied mathematics (SIAM Journal on Applied MathematicsQuarterly of Applied Mathematics).
  • Half the journals in the collection have publishing histories of 50-100 years and the full range of this content is available on JSTOR.
  • Journals in this area come from prestigious societies and organizations such as the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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Mathematics reference sources

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Mathematics resources online

Exam preparation tips

  1. Time Management. ...
  2. Consider the Hardest Questions. ...
  3. Conceptualize the Answer Before You Write. ...
  4. Draw a Diagram, Wherever Possible. ...
  5. Think About the Logic of Your Solution. ...
  6. Be Wary of Rounding and Units. ...
  7. Check your Work Towards the End.