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Best Books For Physics And Maths

Could you please suggest the best books for : Algebra and Number theory , Geometry and combinatorics and Mechanics and Electricity & magnetism....

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4 years, 6 months ago

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Hello all,

Here are some old threads we have had over the past month offering good book suggestions. Pratik, since it sounds like you are interested in all books to help you with everything on Brilliant, I have tried to collate most of our book threads.

Everybody, please feel free to recommend any other books you like, that are not on the old threads or this one. It will probably be helpful to somebody.

Books for Combinatorics

Books for olympiad reference

Mathematical Circles

Number theory books

Electricity and Magnetism Books

Beginning trigonometry books

Physics book suggestions Peter Taylor Staff · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Peter Taylor sir,this week one physics question is wrong(fluorescent tube qn.) ,so can u change that with another correct question,so that those who don't know to do such incorrect question can solve the new correct queation. Pradeep Ravichandran · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Peter Taylor Thank you, Peter. Pratik Acharya · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Pratik Acharya No problem:) Peter Taylor Staff · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Peter Taylor why Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala "No problem" is an American colloquial figure of speech used when somebody thanks you and you would like to stress that you do not mind doing something for them, and that it was no big deal. It is often used interchangeably with "your welcome." Peter Taylor Staff · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Peter Taylor sorry.I joked Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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My favorite physics book:

The Feynman Lectures on Physics FEYNMAN ROCKS! THE BEST PHYSICS TEACHER THERE EVER WAS! Shah Aziz · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Best for any amateur to Number Theory is David Burton's book : Elementary Number Theory ........ an excellent read And for Physics I'd suggest Halliday, Resnick and Walker's : Fundamentals of Physics ... the best explanantion of rudimentary physics For further detailed reading, Richard Feynman's Lectures on Physics is literally mind-blowing ! Jaydutt Kulkarni · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Feynman's Lectures on physics vol 1 is great for mechanics, from the basics to the intermediate. I think Vol 2 deals with electricity and magnetism in detail but he uses more advanced math so it's hard to get through. Manasa Kaniselvan · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Mathematical circles by Fomin ,Genkin and Itenberg is very good for problem solving in maths. Vivek V P · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Hprpa physique;TecDoc maths Hassan Hossin · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Has anyone here solved the Harder problems in Mechanics from IE Irodov? Neil Sengupta · 4 years, 6 months ago

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Try Challenge and Thrill of pre college mathematics, published by the national board of higher math. Also consider Resnick and Halliday's Fundamentals of Physics and Sears and Zemansky University Physics. Problem Peimer for the Olympiad is also a good book for previous math olympiad problems. India and International Math Olympiads b Arihant Publications is also very good. I have used these books myself and find them quite good. All these books are available on flipkart.com for nominal rates, or can be bought as ebooks if you prefer. Rohan Rao · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Rohan Rao [Comment edited out for rudeness]-Peter Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala sorry for that Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala brother...there's a limit.and you're crossing it. Soham Chanda · 4 years, 6 months ago

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could you please suggest me best books regarding quantitative aptitude Rajachowdary Raj · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Rajachowdary Raj R.S. AGGARWAL and EDGAR THORPE Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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if you like popular standard textbooks, university physics by young and freedman. if you want some elegant text and problems, physics for scientists and engineers by serway. Ramon Vicente Marquez · 4 years, 6 months ago

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@Ramon Vicente Marquez good. I have them Sri Venkata Vivek Dhulipala · 4 years, 6 months ago

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