Alright. So, internet gives me the idea that any serious research in Theoretical Physics will require me to have atleast some knowledge of the following topics in math:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Topology

Groups (Group Theory)

Differential Geometry

Calculus of Variations

Linear Algebra

Abstract Algebra

I was wondering if some of you could suggest me 'the' suitable order for these topics. eg, I know that Calculus of variations has nothing to do with, say, linear algebra; but in what order should I read the above mentioned topics; say between Linear Algebra, Topology, Groups, Differential Geometry?

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# What is the correct reading order for these topics in mathematics?

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