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#1 2013-06-13 00:31:43

Agnishom
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MathsIsFun wrote:

Science! It is part of mathematics .... Right?

Really? I thought Math is a part of it


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#2 2013-06-13 00:37:04

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Re: Science

Hi;

I think they are two separate studies. Very different.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3 2013-06-13 00:51:48

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Re: Science

Do we have a definition?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#4 2013-06-13 00:54:42

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Re: Science

We have a problem with that.

wikipedia wrote:

Mathematics is the abstract study of quantity,structure, space,  change and many other topics. It has no generally accepted definition.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#5 2013-06-13 09:13:54

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Re: Science

Some people like to classify Mathematics as a Science. I proposed in the title that Science actually is a part of Mathematics. Makes sense ... right?


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#6 2013-06-13 09:17:16

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Re: Science

bobbym wrote:

Hi;

I think they are two separate studies. Very different.

I tend to agree with this.


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#7 2013-06-13 13:26:43

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Re: Science

I think science and mathematics are different studies.But science needs maths,though maths doesn't need science.In that sense science is part of mathematics.


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#8 2013-06-13 13:50:30

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Re: Science

MathsIsFun wrote:

Some people like to classify Mathematics as a Science.

That they do, I tend to think of it as an art. Something requiring talent.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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