I Believe Mathematics Is More a Language Than Anything Else

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    I Agree

    Math is a symbolic language a small set of humans have invented to help us think certain thoughts, and to communicate those thoughts to a like-minded elite. This language is rather new. Nobody wrote + and - until around 1480. Nobody wrote = until 1555. The decimal point appeared...
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    Jan 30, 2011
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Mar 14, 2015


    yes i believe this is true and unfortunately its not a language i learn easily haha.
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    Jan 29, 2009

    There Is Common Ground Between the Language We Speak (english, Chinese, Spanish, Etc.) and Mathematics

     ...and it's not because we use, for example, english to talk about math. It's because math is also a language. At least that's the way I see it. I believe mathematics is a language that is used to describe and express the physical plane (on what's all included in the...
    Tummie Tummie
    26-30, M
    11 Responses Jan 3, 2009

    The symbols we use in math are metaphor of

    which we use to handle this abstract, godly concept known as math. Such an elegant, smexy tool to unlocking the secrets to the universe...
    InternationalSpaceStation InternationalSpaceStation
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2014
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