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Topic: Mathematics as discourse about form:
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Virgil

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Re: Mathematics as discourse about form:
Posted: Jan 1, 2013 3:06 PM
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<b6477fc7-91ab-4ee2-a972-4a77ed52b352@x20g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>,
Charlie-Boo <shymathguy@gmail.com> wrote:

> What is the difference between math and the other branches of science?

For one thing, mathematics is not a 'branch' of science!
For example, which theorems of mathematics does one ever "prove" by
experimentation or by its conforming to physical evidence?
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