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Topic: Definition of Mathematics
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 Charlie-Boo Posts: 1,582 Registered: 2/27/06
Re: Definition of Mathematics
Posted: Mar 3, 2012 6:14 PM

On Feb 27, 5:55 pm, Tony Orlow <bonyto...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 27, 3:37 pm, Zuhair <zaljo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > Mathematics is the class of all logically consistent recursive
> > axiomatic formal theories.

>
> > Zuhair
>
>
> Mathematics is the application of logical methods to the study of
> quantitative entities?

Quantitative is just a synonym for numbers and numbers are only a
subset of math. No synonyms or mere subsets, please.

C-B

> Logical methods are not always recursive, although they should be
> consistent so as not to prove a fact and its negation at once.
>
> Quantitative entities may include combinations of quantities of some
> units of quantity (i.e. n-tuples), and not necessarily obey the common
> rules for quantitative order, but a weaker form of order.
>
> BTW, logic itself is often considered a branch of mathematics,
> especially when it gets into non-Boolean methods where a statement may
> have a truth value between 0 and 1, and most especially when it
> becomes statistical.
>
> Have a nice day,
>
> TOny

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