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**Summary::**I want to teach myself physics and was wondering if Thomas' Calculus is a good book to learn the Calculus I need to learn introductory physics.

Hi,

I am following a guide by Susan Rigetti (https://www.susanrigetti.com/physics) which aims to help and give sort of structured learning to people who want to self learn physics at the undergraduate level. It says to start out with an introduction to mechanics from "University Physics with Modern Physics 15th Edition" whilst also learning calculus from "Thomas' Calculus 14th Edition". I was wondering is this a good introductory book for calculus and how much of it do I need to know to learn undergrad/introductory physics?

Links to the books:

University Physics with Modern Physics 15th Edition: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0135159555/?tag=pfamazon01-20

Thomas' Calculus 14th Edition: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0134438981/?tag=pfamazon01-20

Here is the contents of the Thomas' Calculus:

1. Functions

2. Limits and Continuity

3. Derivatives

4. Applications of Derivatives

5. Integrals

6. Applications of Definite Integrals

7. Transcendental Functions

8. Techniques of Integration

9. First-Order Differential Equations

10. Infinite Sequences and Series

11. Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates

12. Vectors and the Geometry of Space

13. Vector-valued functions and motion in space

14. Partial derivatives

15. Multiple integrals

16. Integrals and vector fields

Another question: How much of calculus does this book cover based on reading the contents? Is this an introductory calculus textbook? How much calculus is there?