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**adampjr****Member**- Registered: 2014-04-21
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Hello all,

adampjr here.

Never was that good at math in school, but now I like it and I might try to major in it soon.

Looking forward to snooping around the forum.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Hi adampjr

Welcome to the forum!

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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Hi adamjr,

What is your favorite color?

Welcome to the forum!

*Last edited by Agnishom (2014-04-21 13:27:35)*

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Hello adamjr!

High school mathematics does not give a good interpretation of what it is to students. It shows that mathematics is all memorization and "plug and chug," which is not true and often turns students away from it. I think you should take a few mathematics courses at a university, community college or self-study them so that you get a better idea before committing to it. Of course, if you apply to university as a mathematics major, you can change it within the year or so (at least in the US, which is where you likely are because you used the word "major" which I think is mainly used only there).

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**adampjr****Member**- Registered: 2014-04-21
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My favorite color is deep dark blue.

I agree Shivam. I didn't like how it was presented in school. Yes, I'm in the US, and I'm actually looking to major in CS with possibly a double major involving math.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Okay, good luck!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Welcome to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi adampjr,

**Welcome to the forum!**

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi adampjr

**Welcome to the forum.**

Bob

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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