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Some Basic thoughts from a Passerby

by ben
(St genis France)

Applications of math

Applications of math

While unit conversion is a great skill to acquire, for most people entering into science fairs metric conversions are probably not necessary. This article is most likely written for people in the USA, one of the few countries which do not use the metric system by and large.

As for the Math part of this article, well it's three sentences long, and incredibly sparse. Mathematics is a wonderful pursuit that can indeed give you insight into gambling, when you can think about the odds of a particular bet you can understand what amount of money you should bet for a given outcome.

Also when it comes time to understand how a computer works, having a solid logic understanding will help you in that field.

For me the most important thing math helps me with is cooking. It is sometimes necessary to double recipes, or halve them, or any other fraction to best use up ingredients. I wish you the best luck in your science and math pursuits.

Barry's Response - Thanks Ben. As you can see in the image above, math can also be used as the basis of an artform.

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by: Anonymous

Having just graduated college as a physics major I can tell you math is pretty much everything. I don't enjoy doing math per se, and completely understand why most people see it as a drudging subject in school, but I really think that is because in high school (which is most people's last real exposure to math) they present it as a set of dead rules and truisms. There are so many lively debates that are really interesting out there.

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