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MathsIsFun wrote:

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

Really? I thought Math is a part of it

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I think they are two separate studies. Very different.

**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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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.'

'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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.****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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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

I think they are two separate studies. Very different.

I tend to agree with this.

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

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**{7/3}****Member**- Registered: 2013-02-11
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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.

There are 10 kinds of people in the world,people who understand binary and people who don't.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.

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