I just finished Multivariate calculus and I am wondering what sequence of books would allow me to work up to the mathematical knowledge needed to understand General Relativity and the corresponding field equations?

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    $\begingroup$ Does this answer your question? Books for general relativity $\endgroup$ – Nihar Karve Dec 15 '20 at 4:49
  • $\begingroup$ Paul Dirac's book "General Theory of Relativity" $\endgroup$ – user1379857 Dec 15 '20 at 4:52
  • $\begingroup$ Is Dirac's self contained? $\endgroup$ – AppleBottoms4 Dec 15 '20 at 5:00
  • $\begingroup$ There's a lot to learn, I suggest you to study these first: linear algebra, ordinary and some partial differential equations , tensor calculus, some differential geometry. Then you'll be set to go. Check Lewis Ryder Introduction to General Relativity. It also has nice chapters on differential geometry. $\endgroup$ – Monopole Dec 15 '20 at 19:54
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you Monopole. $\endgroup$ – AppleBottoms4 Dec 15 '20 at 20:47