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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I have suddenly came to a realization that math and physics are almost non-existent in my life and I would like to change that. I am looking for a good starting point. I graduated college only taking college algebra, general physics, chemistry, biology, and a few other low level sciences.

To tell the truth what sparked this sudden realization was an episode of NOVA. They were talking about newton doing calculations because he enjoyed to, this brought a memory back from early school days when I loved math and gave it up because it wasn't really cool to be good at it, instead of pre-calc/physics I ended up taking some dumb classes with some friends so we could goof off.

Anyways, I am wondering what maths would be best to delve into first? I have never taken a calc or trig class, but I do have books for both subjects. I probably need to brush up on geometry and algebra too, but is there any order that seems to be best when dealing with the higher level stuff? I hope to get into more physics after that but I want to build a good base with mathematics first.

Thanks for any help.

To tell the truth what sparked this sudden realization was an episode of NOVA. They were talking about newton doing calculations because he enjoyed to, this brought a memory back from early school days when I loved math and gave it up because it wasn't really cool to be good at it, instead of pre-calc/physics I ended up taking some dumb classes with some friends so we could goof off.

Anyways, I am wondering what maths would be best to delve into first? I have never taken a calc or trig class, but I do have books for both subjects. I probably need to brush up on geometry and algebra too, but is there any order that seems to be best when dealing with the higher level stuff? I hope to get into more physics after that but I want to build a good base with mathematics first.

Thanks for any help.