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Self teach physics books

  1. Nov 15, 2014 #1
    I am a high school student interested in physics and cosmology, but only have a math education that goes up to 8th grade (linear equations, just real simple stuff) I think I'm pretty goodarn at self teaching and want to get some books so I can work my way up to understandino physics.
     
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  3. Nov 15, 2014 #2
    Sorry for the typos...
     
  4. Nov 16, 2014 #3
    The number one reccomended math books to create a foundation for any math/science future are the, Art of Problem Solving by Lehoczky/Rusczyk. http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Store/contests.php. Buying the first and second volume together with the solution books was the BEST investment for my education I had ever made. I am currently a senior in high school and I wish somebody told me about these books earlier in my life.
     
  5. Nov 20, 2014 #4
    You should think of the math needed as part of learning the Physics. This book, for example, covers math through grade 12:

    https://www.amazon.com/Basic-Mathematics-Serge-Lang/dp/0387967877
     
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  6. Nov 20, 2014 #5
    The number one reccomended math books to create a foundation for any math/science future are the, Art of Problem Solving by Lehoczky/Rusczyk. http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Store/contests.php. Buying the first and second volume together with the solution books was the BEST investment for my education I had ever made. I am currently a senior in high school and I wish somebody told me about these books earlier in my life.
     
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