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Place with all components of all formulas explained?

  1. Aug 25, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Is there a place where I could find every component of every physics formula explained? I know basic stuff like that a line over a variable means average. But, I have no idea what the various subscripts and superscripts on the formulas mean. Thanks for reading

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  3. Aug 25, 2015 #2
    A university.
  4. Aug 25, 2015 #3


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    Not really. You'd have to delve into the details of different fields of science individually. General mathematical terms are standardized as far as I know, but different fields may use different or unique notation for certain things. For example, in chemistry you'll see chemical formulas that use superscripts and subscripts to indicate various properties of an atom/molecule. You'd have to learn chemistry to learn what these mean and when they are used.
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