# Books Suggestions.

As you all can see that I am not very good in mathematics ,so can you guys recommend some books for maths ,particularly of JEE level?

I have given 10 boards this year so I will be going to class 11 . :)

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5 years, 3 months ago

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@satvik pandey Hi Satvik! How are your studies going on? Is life at your coaching center easier now that the summer vacations are on?

- 5 years, 2 months ago

No summer vacation! :(

In maths Basic Mathematics, AP,GP and HP has been taught. And Trigonometry and Special Series is going on. In Chemistry Mole Concept, Atomic structure is going on. And in Physics Vectors has been taught and they are now teaching Differentiation . What about you?

- 5 years, 2 months ago

No summer vacation! As in your school is closed, right? In FIITJEE, they've taught us (actually revised) Stoichiometry, Vectors and a bit of basic maths (Sets, Inequalities and Logs). In school, we've been taught the same as you have. And how's Calculus going? You must be enjoying it!

- 5 years, 2 months ago

School hasn't started yet. Actually it is government school and they start session after taking entrance test and announcement of class 10 result. Entrance test has been conducted. I think I would qualify that. But CBSE 10 results are yet to be announced. I thought that it will be declared today but I think we have to wait for one more day.

Yes, enjoying the calculus! :)

- 5 years, 2 months ago

10 cgpa right?

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Yes! :D It's not hard to get 10 cgpa. I studied mechanics whole year and only one month for boards(SA-2). You guys must have got that too, right? And I am sure none of you studied for 10 boards entire year!

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Ya, I got 10, but I didn't study mechanics nor did I study for boards :P I failed in Math pre-boards and just passed in English and this is my result :P

Part 1 - Scholastic Areas - Academic Performance : Subject FA SA TOTAL GP 101 ENGLISH COMM. A1 A1 A1 10 018 FRENCH A1 A1 A1 10 041 MATHEMATICS A1 A1 A1 10 086 SCIENCE A1 A1 A1 10 087 SOCIAL SCIENCE A1 A1 A1 10 402 INFO TECHNOLOGY(O) A1 A1 A1 10 CGPA 10 Grade in Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills (ASL) : A1 Part 2 Co- Curricular Areas: Part 2A - Life Skills Grade Part 2B - Work Education Grade 511 - THINKING SKILLS A 514 - WORK EDUCATION A 512 - SOCIAL SKILLS A Part 2C - Visual and Performing Arts Grade 513 - EMOTIONAL SKILL A 515 - VISUAL & PERFORMING ART A Part 2D - Attitudes and Values Grade Grade 521- TEACHERS A 523- SCHOOL PROG. & ENV A 522- SCHOOL-MATES A 525- VALUE SYSTEMS A

Part 3 Co- Scholastic Activities: Part 3A- Co-Curricular Activites Grade Part 3B-Health and Physical Education Grade 531 - LITERARY & CREATIVE SKILL A 541 - SPORTS/INDIGENO B 532 - SCIENTIFIC SKILL A 548 - GARDENING/SHRAMDAN A

XD lol

- 5 years, 2 months ago

I think you prepared for RMO entire year! :p

You passed 10 with 7 subjects! Is French hard?

Are you thinking to continue with French in 12th? :)

- 5 years, 2 months ago

I prepared for RMO , but flunked it and then I left math (olympiad) forever :'( FML French is scoring. I have taken PCMBE and some unknown additional subject but not French :'( , will definitely miss it since it was the only subject in which I got ~100%.

- 5 years, 1 month ago

I think you should try in class 11 also. Bro, you are toooooooo good in maths! You have taken 5 subjects, why do want to study one more subject??

- 5 years, 1 month ago

LOL, no no! Even some 13 y/o here are much smarter than me. I think CBSE requires 6 subject (5 main +1 addtn)

- 5 years, 1 month ago

Not CBSE . They can't even manage 5 subjects , how do you think they'll be able to manage one more subject ??

- 5 years, 1 month ago

Thats how it is, over here

- 5 years, 1 month ago

I know you'll qualify:) The CBSE results keep getting postponed. Apparently they were supposed to have been released on the 15th of this month! By the way, what's your favourite part of Calculus?

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Well, I know very less about calculus. I have studied it as per the requirement in physics. I will tell you my favorite part of calculus after one year, when I would study it systematically . :)

- 5 years, 2 months ago

Cengage learning books are very good for maths and physics ! And you can also join resonance's DLP course the material that they provide is very good !

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Prashant!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

i am too going to class 11 and joined FIITJEE . Please Help on the strategy to be followed in these two months(but i will be little distracted from jee preparation due to ntse on 10th may)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Hi Prakhar!

I have not appeared in NTSE so I can't help you, sorry. Perhaps you should ask from people who had appeared for NTSE like Shashwat and Krishna. I don't know much people who appeared for NTSE.

:)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

In my opinion, mathematics for JEE is made easy by the fact that the syllabus is $very$ clearly demarcated. Sure, you can say the same for the other two, but in chemistry, you can never learn enough facts(especially with multi-correct questions).

So my point is, you should stick to one book for the theory and do all the questions in this book and that will be more than enough to cover all the $concepts$. My recommendation for this reference book would definitely be Objective Mathematics by R.D Sharma.

But practice is even more important and Arihant's textbook has a massive collection of questions which are definitely of JEE level. These two books along with your coaching material is enough, in my opinion.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Shashwat! Is the theory part given in 'Objective Mathematics by R.D Sharma'?

Best of luck for ADVANCE. :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

indeed, though i would recomment Arihant books for now, there is so much to learn in it (some chapters like permutation and combination are poorly explained, however questions are still high quality) , for maths,

and DC Pandey for physics , also HC Verma, though you can handle physics on your own i think.

Chemistry, well, for Organic, R.K Gupta is very good, and internet and a good knowledge of thermodynamics is enough for Physical, For inorganic, its best to stick to coaching material (not too thick books to ruin your mood, at the same time contains most needed information) , and CBSE as well.

That is all i got , and yes, as pointed out, you will always find some questions of inorganic chem in JEE which you wont be able to solve because they are completely out of course (some single correct and some multi correct), however, if you are sufficiently good in organic and physical, and also as good as you can be in inorganic, then leaving those questions will still save you at 90 marks or so at worst which i think is enough in chem if you perform well in other subjects

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I think Chemistry would create problem for me. But my mom is a Chemistry teacher so I think that would be helpful for me. :P

Thank you Saketh ! And Best of luck for ADVANCE. :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

You are tooooooo good at physics and calculus. Work on Algebra & the rest of math for JEE! Maybe popular authors like Arihant or Khanna's would do. Are you joining any coaching?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Krishna! I am not "tooooo good" at physics and calculus. I am just slightly above than average.

Yes I have joined a local coaching institution. The classes start from 22nd April.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Ah! Nice. Which institute?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

It is a local institute. It is considered very good in my locality. It's is JRS.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Hi!

Well , I think for Maths your Coaching Class material will suffice and for additional knowledge on problem solving techniques , just GOOGLE individual topics . That way , u'll cover more ground .

Chemistry is too easy and I doubt that you'll want any help for that . But if u still want some book , see this. I use it as the "Resnick Halliday" of Chemistry .

And ofc , a Physics scholar like wouldn't need any tips for Physics , would you ? :P

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Azhaghu Roopesh!

Thank you for the link. That looks interesting. I still have a lot to learn in physics from you guys . :)

Best of luck for ADVANCE! :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

ML KHANNA MATHEMATICS BEST RESOURCE FOR JEE

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Krishna S! :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

CENGAGE IS ALSO BEST

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Just one tip I want to give that.... as you have lot of time so.. try to make habbit of killing questions of maths with different different method .... Killing is more important than just solving a math question ... That it ! For Books Others may recommend you better So I leave on them ..! Best Of Luck !

Btw u are awesome in physics man..!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you for the complement too. :P :D

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thanks too !

But btw why you choose this as your status

 :(


It indicates that you are sad am i right ? why so ?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I am sad because Deepanshu left brilliant because of JEE-Mains. I have learned a lot from him. I wish he perform well in Advance.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

ohh yes ... Even I learned Lot from him . Yes I believe he will surly give his best on 24th may ! I have remember his lines he always says that one should always hoping for best .... something like that ..! And I believe he will definitely rock !

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Yes, he will surely do best in Advance!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I would recommend Cengage learning for maths to you, it contain all types of problems like single correct, multiple correct, integer, subjective, comprehension etc + unique and different solution to each and every problem :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Krishna! And Best of luck for ADVANCE! :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

- 5 years, 3 months ago

For calculus "G. N Berman" +"I. A maro(Adone)"

$\implies$ Algebra "H&K"(Hall & Knight)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thanks Parth! :) You are at level -5 in almost every subjects. Which chapters of 11 and 12 have you completed?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

@satvik pandey Hi Satvik. I'm also in the same boat. For Calculus, refer to the comments for this Note. I have recommended some places from where you can learn Calculus. @Sandeep Bhardwaj Sir has also mentioned another book.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Ishan. You are at Level-5 in every subject bro! Have you even completed syllabus of class 12? I am highly amazed by your knowledge.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Sorry for replying this late, but I spend very little time here nowadays. You're always welcome! I'm glad I could be of help. And all those Levels are just by sheer luck and what we call 'tukka-bazi'.. But anyway, you are far too kind! I really admire the way you solve Mechanics problems. Keep it up and all the best for the future!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you! Have you joined any coaching?

Best of luck for the future. :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I'll join FIITJEE this month. Where are you going?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I am going to a local coaching- JRS. There is not very good branches of coaching like FIIT JEE or RESONANCE etc in my locality. :(

- 5 years, 3 months ago

It's OK. What really matters the most is the effort you (and not the quality of your coaching center)put in. Having said that, the coaching center does help. I would suggest that you study from quality textbooks and practise all JEE type questions. If you have doubts, you can always post them as a Note here, and we will surely help you!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you Ishan!

I think I would face a problem in time management. The school School runs from 10 AM to 4:30 PM and the coaching from 5:30 PM to 8;30 PM. Not much time would be left for self-studying. How are you going to manage?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Just a bit of advice which might help you. Given your situationI would recommend that you go to sleep as soon as you can after returning from your coaching (perhaps around 9:30). You could then wake up early in the morning (say at 4) and study - it would help as you would also be fresh at this time. Maximize the hours of sleep you can get while traveling wherever you can. This way you won't have to sleep for too long at home and can consequently study. Also, I have the same problem of school every other Saturday. All of us stay at home instead and study. If you can study better at home, then you must skip school as many times as possible and study at home. You must also give priority to your IIT preparations instead of school projects or examinations. Above all, never lose hope and remain positive and upbeat. This is crucial for in my experience, one cannot study unless one is happy and is at peace.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Thank you! :) I think I am going to skip school 2 or 3 days per week. :P

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Yeah even we skip twice a week. Unfortunately we cannot skip anymore days as we would otherwise be held back (minimum 75% attendance required).

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I have a worse problem. School 8-4, coaching 5.30-9 :P

- 5 years, 3 months ago

So, how are you going to manage your time?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Clueless. Will have to virtually use Sat-Sun (after school starts of course!() as backup (they're free as of now). Otherwise even I am worried. Do you have coaching even on Sat-Sun?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I have a coaching on Saturday too. And on Sunday they usually take tests. Also there is no half-day on Saturday in my school:(

- 5 years, 3 months ago

can i join your conversation as i'm also like one of you...?

- 4 years, 10 months ago

Do you have coaching Mon-Sat????

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I am not sure but I have heard from people who have studied that they merely give any holidays. So I think I have coaching from Mon-Sat and test on Sundays.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

No, No . I am sure no coaching class (after school) teaches for 6d/w. It must be for 3-4d/w + test days!!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

If that would be the case then I would be relieved at least one day in a week. :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Another thing you could do is take your books from which you prepare and whenever you can, study from them in school too (if you already know what is being taught). However this could potentially get you into trouble with teachers...

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Yeah! I would try to occupy the last bench of the class. :P ;D

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Me too! I think in my Maths register, I've written 3 pages of what our teacher has taught us, and 6 pages on deriving formulae for solving First Order ODEs!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

LOL. I never write after first five-six pages. I listen only absent mindedly. My math teacher (last yr) was kind enuff to lemme do Brilliant problems but others weren't. 11th and 12th teacher- student relationships are always sour. They decry the backbenchers. They are too strict , I guess.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Yeah, I'm also worried about that. I think throughout last year, all I did in school was solve either Maths or Physics questions!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Which optional subject are going to take with PCM?

I think Krishna would take PCM and Bio. Am I right? :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Yep. PCMB :D The toughest combo of subjects ever (but quite inevitable too) What abt u?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I too had initially taken that, but then switched to CS after hearing about the sheer weight of Bio.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Bio 12th std portions can be done in 3 weeks. 11th is hard because it has a lot of retention based +physiology ( u have to understand it otherwise, youll end up with a 0 !! ). So on the whole , bio course is average + if you like bio , ull find it extremely easy, and youll end up looking out for more! And the only other option for medical students is BIOTECH, but its highly dangerous because you would be lagging behind whilst your peers would have an advantage (in college)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

OK... I had thought of doing Biotech at first...

- 5 years, 3 months ago

What's your ambition ? You seem to be a jack of all trades.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

Precisely the reason I have no ambition!

- 5 years, 3 months ago

haha

- 5 years, 3 months ago

If I am not wrong then you want to become a doctor. So,won't you give more attention to bio than maths?

- 5 years, 3 months ago

yep

- 5 years, 3 months ago

I've taken CS. Learning C++... If you haven't chosen what to take, I would recommend CS as it is a very light subject.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

But for that I would have to go for school for 2 days to attend practical classes for computer, then two days for Physics and Chemistry each. There are chances that Practical periods of two subject might clash but still it would be difficult for me to skip schools.

I am thinking of taking Hindi. I know this is not a very good combination but in my school only Hindi, Sanskrit. CS and Bio can be given to students in PCM group. And I am definitely not going to take Bio, unlike Krishna. :P Till now I have never ever tried to understand stuffs in bio. I try to memorize them. That's why it seems very hard to me.

- 5 years, 3 months ago

O.o? Why would you have to skip schools? I don't think practical classes will clash? If you dont mind, provide me with your email and we shall move this there? :P

- 5 years, 3 months ago