By: Can Tran
The Rolf Nevanlinna Prize is one of three awards given at the International Congress of Mathematicians. The International Congress of Mathematicians is an assembly that is held every four years. It is orchestrated by the International Mathematical Union. The other two awards given out during...
By: Can Tran
If you are a mathematician or something very interested in mathematics and you are living in or near Paris, France, then you may want to visit the Institut des Haustes Etudes Scientifiques. The English translation is the "Institute of Advanced Scientific Studies." This is...
By: Can Tran
Mathematics has the ability to describe things in many different ways. There are your simple examples and your complex examples. To make things more interesting, I can use a complex example. One complex example of using math to describe change would be the 2008 United...
By: Can Tran
To understand the usefulness of "applied mathematics," one needs to know what that simply means.This is the type of mathematics that uses the abstract to solve concrete problems in sciences, businesses, and other areas. In short, applied mathematics is "social mathematics." There...
How math is used to describe change
By: Chu Chin Kwok
We live in a world characterized by change. This is the 21st Century and the world is (as it has always been) in a flux where so many things are undergoing change: the values and beliefs of people; the world climate; the prices of all...
An introduction to prime numbers
By: Idest
Prime numbers are numbers that are only divisible by two divisors: one and itself. The number one is not a prime number. There are multiple types of primes numbers but they all have this in common. In theory, there are an infinite amount of prime...
A guide to the different fields of mathematics
By: Chu Chin Kwok
Mathematics has been described as the Queen of Science - occupying the highest position among all science subjects. But one wonders why Math is considered a science? We are familiar with traditional science subjects like Biology, Chemistry,Physics and Psychology but why Math? One explanation...
The usefulness of applied mathematics
By: Nedjoua Boudemagh - 376490
There is a considerable amount of work in the area of planning for refinery operations including the linear programming based commercial software, such as GRTMPS (Haverly Systems), PIMS (Aspen Technology), and RPMS (Honeywell Hi-Spec Solutions).Gasoline blending is a crucial step in refinery operation because...
Division by Zerodividing zero by Zerosingularitylimit
By: Fendy Sutandio
Division by zero is not impossible in mathematics. The evidence for why it is not impossible, lies in the fact that the result such division could still be represented by a mathematic symbols. Depending on what number the division was performed on, the result of...
How math is used in the real world, despite what students say
By: Fendy Sutandio
Anyone experienced in helping students in any on-line mathematic and homework help forum are destined to see questions like "why should we learn this?" and "are we going to use this in real world?" asked several times by different students. The existence of...

 

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