Below are two French Baccalaureate Math textbooks (Volume 1 & 2) for Grade 12th (or Junior College Year 2, GCE A Level, Lycée: Terminale C) students in the late 1970s.

There was a strong Bourbaki style of influence in this Math teaching, which was later criticized as being too abstract and less applied for 18-year-old students.

Nevertheless, the syllabus proved to be excellent for those Math-inclined young minds who later entered the special 2-year **Classe Préparatoire** aux **Grandes Ecoles** – Preparatory class (equivalent to Bachelor of Science) for graduate schools in *crème de la crème * top universities (Grandes Écoles ) such as **Ecole Normale Supérieure or Ecole Polytechnique **, where the solid Preparatory Math trainings (**Maths Supérieures, Maths Spéciales**) are extremely rigorous and high standard, incubating most of the French great mathematicians, Fields Medalists and Nobel Prize Scientists.

Voici les 2 tomes de Mathematiques Terminales C et E

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