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*Mathematics*.

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Mathematics
The invention and ideas of many mathematicians and scientists led to the development of the computer, which today is used for mathematical teaching purposes in the kindergarten to college ...
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Mathematics, Definition Of
Over the centuries, people have thought of mathematics, and have defined it, in many different ways. Mathematics is constantly developing, and yet the mathematics of 2,000 y...
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Negative Discoveries
While solving problems and constructing proofs, mathematicians use many different approaches. A common technique for proving a statement is by contradiction. In this approach, it ...
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Overview: Mathematics 2000 B.c. to A.d. 699
The basic notions of number and magnitude can be seen in markings on cave walls and primitive tools. However, it took many thousands of years for the first ...
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Overview: Mathematics 700-1449
During the classical period of mathematics in the ancient world, many fundamental branches of mathematics originated and were developed to a remarkable degree. However, ...
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Overview: Mathematics 1450-1699
Background
In the years after 1450 European mathematics flourished, yet during the previous 850 years almost all mathematical developments occurred in other parts of th...
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Overview: Mathematics 1700-1799
Following on the resounding successes of the preceding century, eighteenth-century mathematics not only continued to break important new ground, but also paused to cons...
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Overview: Mathematics 1800-1899
As the eighteenth century drew to a close, mathematics was in a state of rapid change. New areas of mathematics remained wide open to research, while older, established...
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Overview: Mathematics
1900-1949
Abstraction and generalization have often been useful elements of the mathematician's toolkit. They gained in prominence in the nineteenth century and became per...
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Overview: Mathematics 1950-Present
Background: Mathematics Becomes the Language of Scientific, Philosophical, and Cultural Revolution
During the nineteenth century advances in mathematics pointed towa...
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Should Mathematics Be Pursued for Its Own Sake, Not for Its Social Utility?
Viewpoint: Yes, mathematics should be pursued for its own sake, as doing so will eventually present practical benefits to so...
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Mathematics/Mathematical Ability
Study of numbers and their operations.
Skill with mathematics is as important as literacy for daily living. Mathematics are used daily—to keep score in sports, ...
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Back in the days of elementary and middle school, math was different and was not as complex as high school math. It came quicker than high school math and every since then it has stuck with me. Mat...
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Knowledge, according to Collins English Dictionary, is defined as gawareness, consciousness, or familiarity gained by experience of learningh. Onefs experience is affected by one...
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Task Statement:
In this procedure, I am trying to determine an appropriate parabolic model that fits the data I collected of whirlybird wing length vs. time, doing so by using first principles. Also ...
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It was an interesting article in Business Week called "Math Will Rock Your World." It talks about math begin everywhere. That math is having more and more applications to the world. By reading this ...
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