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International Physics Olympiad

  1. Feb 15, 2009 #1
    Is there a specific book or website that i can use to help me get to the IPho. I havent learned much physics.
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  3. Feb 15, 2009 #2

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    There's your starting point. You should learn as much physics as you can through your coursework.
  4. Feb 15, 2009 #3
    You don't need to create a second thread for this...

    Anyway, what level of math have you studied?
  5. Feb 15, 2009 #4
    I have learned basic calculus(derivatives, integration) and can make AIME easily.
  6. Feb 15, 2009 #5
    If you have the equivalent knowledge of a calculus I course, then you can jump right into physics (but you should still continue to study calculus until you master single variable calc), all you need is a textbook. In the other thread, Brian C said he used Serway. I don't know much about physics textbooks but heard that the feynman lectures is superb and have found it to be a good supplement to my high-school physics class. If you can, you should try to enroll in a physics class next year so that you have someone to answer questions that you will inevitably have.
  7. Feb 15, 2009 #6
    Ok thanks to all
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