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Prep for quantum mechanics

  1. Feb 1, 2010 #1
    Hey everyone,

    I have a question (duh :P). I am hoping to take a course on quantum mechanics and I was wondering what math is necessary to understand the course material. I assume that the math needed is everything up to calculus and linear algebra. Am I correct?

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  3. Feb 1, 2010 #2


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    Yes, the underlying math is mostly linear algebra, (vector spaces, operators, eigenvalue problems), calculus (differential equations) and probability theory.
  4. Feb 1, 2010 #3


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  5. Feb 1, 2010 #4
    Partial differential equations are important.
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