Intro Physics book?

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Howdy all! I'm really interested in physics and i'm looking for a really good introductory phyics book. Since it might be asked i've only had a algebra one and a semester of geometry. I pretty certain that I can teach myself algebra two and pre-calc. So any suggestions?
 

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If you don't want to spend any money, lightandmatter (Benjamin Crowell) has some good intro books for free, at least in their digital form.

http://www.lightandmatter.com/

I'd start off with Newtonian physics.
 
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I really liked "The Mechanical Universe", which is pretty cheap, used.
It teaches the calculus you will need for the physics. Good book.
 
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Halliday and Resnick's Fundamentals of Physics.

- Warren
 
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Halliday and Resnick's Fundamentals of Physics.

- Warren
I second this recommendation. You can teach yourself the bits of calculus you need as you progress through this book.
 

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