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167 Post author: lukeprog 16 January 2011 08:30AM

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Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 04 August 2012 07:56:40PM *  2 points [-]

This guy reviewed 5 freely available calculus textbooks and chose Elementary Calculus: An Approach Using Infinitesimals by Jerome H. Keisler as his favorite. Note that the book uses a nonstandard approach.

Here are some physics and quantum mechanics recommendations that may not meet the "read three books" requirement.

Another strategy for finding good textbooks is to surf around Amazon and see what seems to have good reviews.