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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I am looking to work my way through classical physics and into more complex modern physics topics.

I try to learn from a combination of internet resources and textbooks, but on the internet I find them often using terminology which is too mathematically advanced for me.

Some examples are:

-Hilbert space

-Lagrangian/Hamiltonian

-Fourier transforms

And when i try to research these topics online, I don't have the necessary context or experience to understand the vocabulary that explains them, i.e. terminology like "a structure on a set" or other vocabulary that is too vague for me to understand (because I don't have the experience to know which context the words should be taken in).

I've learned up to calculus/trig, and am starting work on linear algebra, but I'd like to know which topics I can study which will give me the math literacy I need to understand concepts like the above mentioned. Ideally resources that introduce me to the vocabulary without presuming prior knowledge.

Thanks!

I try to learn from a combination of internet resources and textbooks, but on the internet I find them often using terminology which is too mathematically advanced for me.

Some examples are:

-Hilbert space

-Lagrangian/Hamiltonian

-Fourier transforms

And when i try to research these topics online, I don't have the necessary context or experience to understand the vocabulary that explains them, i.e. terminology like "a structure on a set" or other vocabulary that is too vague for me to understand (because I don't have the experience to know which context the words should be taken in).

I've learned up to calculus/trig, and am starting work on linear algebra, but I'd like to know which topics I can study which will give me the math literacy I need to understand concepts like the above mentioned. Ideally resources that introduce me to the vocabulary without presuming prior knowledge.

Thanks!