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How can i learn high level maths alone?

  1. Aug 9, 2014 #1
    I want to learn higher level maths because i am in highschool and the maths i know are not enough for my purpose. I want to solve quantum mechanics exercises so is that possible? How?
     
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  3. Aug 9, 2014 #2
    Before tackling QM, you will need a good grasp of physics : Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Waves/Oscillations should be a good background. You will also need to learn a lot of calculus (single and multivariable) and differential equations. You also need to be familiar with complex numbers and linear algebra.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2014 #3
    You'd have to find good books on linear algebra, calculus, and differential equations. There are a lot of bad books on these subjects, but I don't really know which ones to recommend at that level.

    You can always try mit's open courseware.

    http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
     
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