# Chapter 1: Philosophy, Numbers and Functions

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## Introduction

We consider the basic context in which our efforts will be concentrated: the
realms of numbers and functions. We describe "standard functions"
which are those that will appear most often in your world, and inverse functions

## Topics

1.1 Philosophy

1.2 Numbers

1.3 Functions

1.4 Standard Functions

1.5 Other Functions

1.6 Inverse Functions

1.7 Implicit Functions