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Im going to start a major in physics next year and I would like to follow mathematical physics afterwards but I lack knowledge about which are the areas of math that contribute the most to the development of physics. For instance I know that differential geometry, functional analysis and abstract algebra specially group theory have deep implications for physics.

I would like to be prepared to write papers and to learn on my own beforehand the most applicable branches of math without having all the knowledge and advantages that a phD students has.

Which books are the best ones to learn mathematical physics?

Which mathematical background do I need in order to learn C algebras?

Which are the areas of math that are the most useful to do research for mathematical physics?

Thanks a lot in advance.

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