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What kind of mathematics knowledge doI have to acquire to understand the technical jargon in special relativity?

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What kind of mathematics knowledge doI have to acquire to understand the technical jargon in special relativity?

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As with all physics, calculus would be helpful but most of special relativity requires nothing more than algebra.

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An elementary course in matrices would help.

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Thanks for everyone's reply. Do you guys have any recommended maths text books?