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I don't know though, maybe I'm too old

You never know, you may still be much younger!

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I don't know though, maybe I'm too old and my brain is too rusty and plagued by engineering maths...

Not at all. Engineers are much maligned by physicists. But I have found engineering math and the people who do it to be rather clever and have a unique insight in problem solving. If you have a simian brain or better and a heartbeat you can do math.

It's pure maths and applied maths I really like. Do you think I should give it a try anyway?

You like both pure and applied? You are there, you have the desire.Pure and applied, that is the whole of mathematics!

Advice, as an engineer you should already know this, but just in case... Learn to program!!!!! Computers are the future of math.

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