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You don’t need a lot of math to get started with AI, but there are lots of reasons to learn mathematical notation. Math notation is a way to express complex ideas in a very compact way. Without it, it would take pages and pages to explain every equation. But even with all the resources out there it can still be intimidating to face a string of alien characters. I’ll show you that learning these symbols is not as hard as you think. But there are a few things holding you back.