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nepatsfan1281
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I'm thinking about majoring in chemistry. I like science but I'm not so good at math. I know physics is very math intensive, but what about chem. For example, if 100% of physics involves math, what % of Chemistry involves math? Also, what level of math do you need for chemistry? Do you need to excel at math or can you just get by taking Calc I,II? I hear that Physicists use high level calculus daily, but chemists don't need that much calculus just algebra for their job(Lab Tech,etc.).

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## Replies to: Importance of Math in Chemistry

9,942Senior Member525Memberafter that, you may never need to touch math again, aside from basic algebra.

on the other hand, you can specialize in physical chemistry- that will involve more physic classes, a physics minor if you will.

955Member348Member824MemberThe more you get into transport and pharmacokinetics the better you need to be at things like differential equations.