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What math does one need to know prior to learning Astrophysics 
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Dec612, 04:16 AM

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As stated in the title I was wondering what kind of math would be needed to understand astrophysics ...



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Dec612, 02:05 PM

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This is only a basic list.
It's essentially the same maths as all other branches of physics. How much math there is depends on how deep you want to go into the topic. 


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Dec612, 03:24 PM

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If you want to include General Relativity, I would add Differential Geometry.



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