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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, “knowledge, study, learning”) (often shortened to maths and math) is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space, There is a range of views among mathematicians and philosophers as to the exact scope and definition of mathematics.

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Contributed by Taylor Taglianetti

Mathematics is the most amazing contribution to human kind. It helped make music possible because of fractions for strings making the G and A cords. Mathematics is all around us, even before the discovery of it. Flowers follow the Fibonacci Sequence to a key; their petals only come in numbers found in the Fibonacci Sequence. Mathematics has been used for thousands and thousands of years by the Greeks, Egyptians, and other ancient civilizations in order to build the pyramids, the Parthenon, and most likely the Eastern Island heads. Mathematics is the most amazing contribution ancient civilizations and nature has given to us in order to understand the current world. It needs more credit.

Contributed by Kaitlyn Burkett

math

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Contributed by Brandon See

The Struggle with Word Problems is Real

I laughed out loud when I saw this because that's basically the equivalent of what I see when trying to solve in-depth word problems.

Contributed by Jenna Julien

Math made easy

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Contributed by Jordan See

Most trig students are forced to use a calculator or memorize parts of the unit circle before they get to learn about function approximation from calculus. But the simple function (1-(x/pi)^2)^(1/2) can be used to transform radians into a Y value. -(1-(x/pi)^2)^(1/2) can be used for odd values to get the negative part of sine functions.

Contributed by Jordan Winkler

The apps being created now are completely amazing! What I wouldn't have done to have this type of technology in middle school! To make it even better, the app works with decimals, roots, powers, and simple linear equations! Now if only it could help me with my calculus homework!

Contributed by Adam Trujillo

SUMS up math class

Everything is better with company... Even failing a test

Contributed by Ryann Burnett

Photomath app!

App that will do simple math for you by just scanning your iphone over the page! www.photomath.net

Contributed by Tess Chaffin

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