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Ideally one would take introductory courses in calculus and physics in high school, but sadly, this is not universally the case. Before calculus, one usally masters pre-calculus topics such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, matrices and some basic linear algebra, series, . . . . The intro calculus would have one learning about limits, derivatives and integrals, and some simple ordinary differential equations, and hopefully, one would use these in conjunction with introductory physics, particularly statics, kinematics, and some basic mechanics/dynamics. Also, it would be helpful to learn introductory chemistry at the same time.

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Part of one's education is to learn how to self-educate, i.e., learn how to learn. Much of my learning was done outside of instruction or classroom.

PF is a good place to get a feel for what's going on.

Hyperphysics is a good site for looking at topics and the mathematics or physics involved.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html

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If you're ready with that, you might want to start calculus. I recommend books like "Practical Analysis in one variable" by Estep. Things like Thomas calculus are also good for a first course.

The free videos on Khan Academy should also be a huge help.

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