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Undergrad books for physics and math

  1. Apr 26, 2009 #1
    I was wondering if you people knew any good book for undergrad physics(mechanics,gravitation,Heat and thermo all topics covered in halliday resnick) I already have Irodov. Do you know any other book of its level.

    I am alos searching for a a tough undergrad books for trigo,calculus and algebra
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2009 #2

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  5. May 17, 2009 #4
    Where can I buy the cheapest "Fundamentals of Physics" (Older ones [not water down] if it is possible to get it new and cheap) and "Spivak's calculus" on the Internet (or not) that's new?

    I'm in Canada by the way. This is because I never really brought anything on the Internet before.
     
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  7. May 19, 2009 #6

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    That's the edition I used as undergrad. Classic.
     
  8. May 19, 2009 #7
    Hi,

    I never brought old books on the internet before, which one should I get? I want something that's clean, I don't want to feel like its a pain to learn physics.

    How about Spivak's calculus 4th edition??? I can't find it anywhere.

    I'm going to UofToronto book store next weekend, maybe there? (But might cost too much)
     
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  9. May 20, 2009 #8
    I usually reject anything that mentions highlighting in the description. I've gotten very few books that weren't in good shape. You could also try alibris and abebooks, but I think Amazon gives you better protection in the case of a bad purchase.

    Here are couple more listings for the 1966 edition of "Physics":

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000J4K37W
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B001E0ACHQ

    https://www.amazon.com/Calculus-Michael-Spivak/dp/0914098918

    You're probably not going to find much of a price break on recent editions.

    You might try used bookstores in the city.
     
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