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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi, Physics Forums. I just have a quick question regarding which two math-type electives I should take as a physical chemistry major. Right now I am enrolled in Linear Algebra (Math 115A) and Mathematical Methods for Physicists (Physics 131) and plan on taking the second MM (Physics 132) next quarter. The first mathematical methods is mostly linear algebra with some fourier series (see link) while the second is pretty much equivalent to Complex Analysis (Math 132).

What I was wondering is should I stick with my current plan or skip Mathematical Methods and take Complex Analysis now and Linear Algebra (115B) winter? So basically, I guess it's just Boas vs. Friedberg and Fisher.

http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/catalog/catalog13-14-654.htm

http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/catalog/catalog13-14-654.htm

http://www.math.ucla.edu/ugrad/courses/math132/index.shtml

What I was wondering is should I stick with my current plan or skip Mathematical Methods and take Complex Analysis now and Linear Algebra (115B) winter? So basically, I guess it's just Boas vs. Friedberg and Fisher.

http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/catalog/catalog13-14-654.htm

http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/catalog/catalog13-14-654.htm

http://www.math.ucla.edu/ugrad/courses/math132/index.shtml