# Overview

##### Foundations of mathematics

A strong foundation in Mathematics is essential to understand advanced subjects such as statistics, optimization, machine learning, and deep learning.

Whether you are rusty on some concepts or just want to build better mathematical intuition, this module is for you.

## Topics

To build a strong mathematical foundation for advanced material such as machine learning, deep learning, statistics, and reinforcement learning, we recommend familiarity with the following concepts that we have described in comprehensive articles here on The Learning Machine.