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Re: What is Mathematics (say, is this RE:cursion?)
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Jul 24, 1995 4:02 PM




Re: What is Mathematics (say, is this RE:cursion?)
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Jul 21, 1995 8:58 AM


In a message dated 950720 03:24:02 EDT, chsu@pppl.gov (ChiTien Hsu) writes:
> >Very well! This is the point I have tried to deliever all the time. >I don't see why we can not bring the same good things to kids >even within the context of formal mathematics. Don't misunderstand me, I >don't mean to say that the applied part of math is not important, but again, >it can also be very boring. > >ChiTien > >
May I say that this is a point of perspective. Personally, I find theoretical math a boring necessity whereas applied math can be a fascinating addiction.
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