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Helpful Hinders?

  1. Jul 1, 2008 #1
    I am a student currently attending a community college in Florida. I am what you would call a more right brain oriented individual, with an acute fascination with physics. Its become so much so that I can consider physics a passion. I have One problem. I am not "highly exceptional" in math, and I am actually struggling in Algebra right now. I sometimes adhere to believe that if I'm struggling in algebra, and in math, how could I possibly understand physics. Math has never really been my easiest subject.
    I understand that physics is a general mixture of math and science. I acknowledge the basic concepts of physics, and understand the general idea, but when it comes to the math involved, I am utterly confused. I cannot help trying to study physics though. and I don't want to give up. I really would ultimately like to become a physicist of some sort. Is there anyone who could help clarify what I need to do to accomplish my dream, and shed some light on the subject. I have the utmost highest respect to you (the actual physicists) and individuals who know what they are dealing with. Thanks
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  3. Jul 2, 2008 #2

    check out the FAQ. That is the answer to your question. Work, and then some more work. Nothing comes easy, and the only one fit to be a physicist is the one that actually doesn't give a crap about their talents (before dyscalculia) and just soldier on.

    I believe you can do it, more allnighters and more of that sweet scientist nitro, aka coffee.
  4. Jul 6, 2008 #3
    Thanks Fearless, I appreciate it... I am going to make a valiant effort to become what I need. I will be actively contributing to this board whenever I can. Nothing can stop us now.
  5. Jul 7, 2008 #4
    Whiterasta: I loled.

    But seriously, enthusiasm is good. It's also much appreciated. Although I believe that passion and commitment is what makes a scientist. That is what you live of the days when the enthusiasm is very low.
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