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Fundamentals and concepts

  1. Jun 15, 2012 #1
    Everybody says that inorder to master physics we must be thorough in our fundamentals . So can anyone explain me wat is meant by getting fundamentals correct and how to study physics conceptually
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2012 #2
    It means that you must, prior to attempting university level physics, understand geometry, trigonometry, and much of pre-calculus, and that you should at least concurrently be learning calculus. You must also make sure that when you attempt to study early undergraduate physics that you keep a clear idea of what the equations "really mean" and how to "train your intuition" to understand when certain calculations have given you unreasonable results and when they haven't.
     
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