Math Preparation for

  Physics in College

          D. Tribble

 Loyola University of Chicago Physics

Students preparing to take an introductory course in physics in college may want to review some, or all, of the math topics listed below. The student with a good high school background in math should be familiar with most of these topics.

Students planning on enrolling in the College Physics sequence [111 & 112] should review the topics highlighted in red. College Physics is the non-calculus based introductory sequence. Potential General Physics [125 & 126] students may wish to review all topics. These are calculus based introductory courses.

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Revised: Aug. 23, 2005
Author: D.B. Tribble dtribbl@luc.edu.
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