Best Advice I Ever Got About Doing Math


I’m glad I read this early on, because it’s kept me going ever since.

You cannot read mathematics the way you read a novel. If you zip through a page in less than an hour, you are probably going too fast.

— Sheldon Axler

There will be pages that take 15 minutes, and paragraphs that take 8 hours (really). Math takes time. Just keep pushing.

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