Where should I start?

If you're looking to start learning a particular subject, or you're pursuing a particular goal, Brilliant's learning paths are a great place to begin! Learning paths are collections of courses that will help guide you in a particular direction, starting from the basics, and moving up through more advanced concepts. You can learn about any of our learning paths from the descriptions below, or find them near the top of the courses page.

MATH FOUNDATIONS

If you're interested in learning the very foundations of mathematics and being introduced to subjects like algebra, geometry, and probability, we recommend taking a look at our "Math Foundations" learning path. This path is designed to build your mathematics knowledge from the ground up, and get you started on your way to even more advanced subjects. If you'd like to check it out, you can do so here: https://brilliant.org/paths/math-foundations/


ENRICHMENT AND COMPETITION MATH

If you're looking to build up your skills in a wide variety of core mathematics subjects, consider taking a look at our learning path "Enrichment and Competition Math". This path covers geometry, logic, number theory, and probability, as well as the math skills required for a lot of mathematics competitions. It's a great place to start if you have a good grasp of the fundamentals and want some review, practice, and supplemental knowledge on all of the above. If you'd like to check it out, you can do so here: https://brilliant.org/paths/enrichment-and-competition-math/


PROBABILITY, STATISTICS, AND FINANCE

If you're interested in learning all about probability and statistics, and their real-world applications, we would recommend taking a look at our "Probability, Statistics, and Finance" learning path. This path is designed to take you all the way from the fundamentals of probability and statistics up through the real-world applications of these subjects, like their use in quantitative finance and cryptocurrency. If you'd like to take a look through this path, you can find it here: https://brilliant.org/paths/probability-statistics-finance/


INTERMEDIATE MATH

If you've got a good grasp on the fundamentals and want to move on to some more advanced maths, try our learning path "Intermediate Math". This path starts you off with more advanced versions of topics you may already be familiar with, like Number Theory, Algebra II, and Geometry II, and takes you up through subjects like Trigonometry, Complex Numbers, and Pre-Calculus. If you'd like to take a look through the courses in this path, you can find it here: https://brilliant.org/paths/intermediate-math/


ROAD TO CALCULUS AND ADVANCED MATH

If you're interested in learning calculus and other advanced mathematics, and already have a handle on its prerequisites like Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus, we would recommend checking out our "Road to Calculus and Advanced Math" learning path. This path takes you from the fundamentals of Calculus all the way up through Integral and Multivariable Calculus, and provides you the option to learn other advanced subjects like Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and Group Theory along the way. If this sounds like a good fit for you, you can take a look through this learning path here: https://brilliant.org/paths/calculus-advanced-math/


SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS

If you're looking to start learning the basics of science and scientific thinking, consider taking a look at our learning path on "Science Foundations". This path is designed to take you all the way from the very foundations of scientific thinking up through the everyday applications of Physics, and even more advanced subjects like Classical Mechanics, and Electricity and Magnetism. If this sounds interesting and you'd like to check it out, you can do so here: https://brilliant.org/paths/science-foundations/


ADVANCED AND APPLIED SCIENCE

If you have a good grasp on the subjects covered by our more foundational science courses and are looking to get into more advanced topics, consider checking out our "Advanced and Applied Science" learning path. It's a path designed to introduce you to advanced subjects like Quantum Computing, Special Relativity, Computational Biology, and many more. If you'd like to check it out and see all the courses it covers, you can do so here: https://brilliant.org/paths/advanced-and-applied-science/


COMPUTER SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS

If you'd like to start diving into computer science, our "Computer Science Foundations" learning path would be a good place to start. This path starts you out learning the foundations of computer science, algorithms, and programming, and takes you up through more intermediate subjects, including the basics of neural networks. If you like to check out what all is offered, you can do so here: https://brilliant.org/paths/computer-science-foundations/


APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE

If you already have some experience with the basics of computer science and are interested in learning some more advanced topics, we would recommend taking a look at our learning path on "Applied Computer Science". This path covers everything from Neural Networks, to Quantum Computing, to Cryptocurrency, with a host of other subjects in between. If you'd like to take a look through the whole collection, you can find it here: https://brilliant.org/paths/applied-computer-science/

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