What mathematics are important to physical chemistry


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I'm currently a chemistry major and I know that physical chemistry requires lots of calculus. Which mathematics courses should I take so that I am well prepared for my physical chemistry courses? Specifically, I need to take courses in thermodynamics, quantum chemistry and statistical thermodynamics and beyond, as I want to specialize in physical chemistry.

Is it true that the more mathematics courses that one takes, the easier physical chemistry becomes? I'm currently taking a multivariate calculus course now, and I wonder which is the next level of math courses I should take.

I plan to take as many mathematics courses as possible. I'm thinking of taking ordinary differential equations after i finish multivariate calculus. What additional courses beyond ordinary differential equations should I take? My school offers courses in complex analysis, real analysis, and partial differential equations. Will they be useful?

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