## Mathematical methods in the physical sciencesUpdates the original, comprehensive introduction to the areas of mathematical physics encountered in advanced courses in the physical sciences. Intuition and computational abilities are stressed. Original material on DE and multiple integrals has been expanded. |

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### Contents

INFINITE SERIES POWER SERIES | 1 |

COMPLEX NUMBERS | 43 |

The complex plane | 45 |

Copyright | |

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