I've noticed that in quite a few universities, physics courses are to be taken again in junior/senior year and some of these are also taken again (classical mechanics, if I'm not mistaken, is one of them) in grad school! It appears to me that the main difference between the variants of the same subject is mathematical complexity.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

With that in mind, would it be a good idea if one were to learn all the math first (i.e, in a more rigorous approach, the same way a math major would) and then proceed to study physics, directly with the advanced books? I understand this way would probably take much longer but I'd rather do that and understand what I'm doing with the math, than try pick up the math *while* learning some more advanced physics...

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# Mathematics before physics?

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