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I'm in AP Physics now, and I was in AP Calculus last year, and I was wondering whether I'd be able to understand this book.
So I'm guessing you need at least a degree in mathematics to understand the book.The purpose of this book, or possibly series of books, is indicated precisely by the title Physics for Mathematicians. It is only necessary for me to explain what I mean by a mathematician, and what I mean by
physics.
By a mathematician I mean some one who has been trained in modern mathematics and been inculcated with its general outlook. ...
It's really not like your typical mathematics text. There are a lot of discussions of concepts that I find useful. I realize my previous link does not work... So http://www.math.uga.edu/~shifrin/Spivak_physics.pdf" it is again.Well, the title is "Physics for Mathematicians", which should tell you something (or not). There is no preview function on amazon.com, but the extract from the preface says:
So I'm guessing you need at least a degree in mathematics to understand the book.