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Was Math Invented or Discovered?, a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.

Math Invented or Discovered?
Did man create all math? If man created math, then all math can be manipulated, and it is whatever we want it to be, right?

Was Mathematics Invented or Discovered?
I need to write a 1,000 word essay answering the question "Was mathematics invented or discovered?" Can you provide me with some insights and references?

Was mathematics invented or discovered?
Was mathematics invented or discovered? Seems like mathematicians ponder and invent, and yet, the book of nature...

And see the article at the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive at St. Andrews University: An overview of the history of mathematics

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