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Mathematics ("math") is the science of dealing with numbers, counting, and numerical operations. It has several important branches dealing with actual or theoretical… uses in the physical world. Math is the study of abstractions. Math allows us to isolate one or a few features such as the number, shape or direction of some kind of object. Then we can study what can be learned about the behavior of those features while ignoring everything else about the object. (MORE)

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There is a field of study called "metamathematics" that attempts to address just that question. If this is a serious question, you might want to begin by going to the library …and exploring the three volume set Principia Mathematica by Whitehead and Russell. (MORE)

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It is an equation containing differentials or derivatives, there are situations when variables increase or decrease at certain rates. A direct relationshin between the v…ariables can be found if the differential equation can be solved. Solving differential equations involves an integration process:first order dy _____ which introduces one constant arbitrary dx And secnd order which introduces two arbitrary constant arbitraries 2 d y ______ 2 d x dx (MORE)

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A mathematical proof is a process that combines statements we know to be true to show something else must be true. Basically, it's just a way of saying something is true, …along with why each step in the reasoning must be true. So for example, assume we know "If a (MORE)

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A lot of things. For example: partial differential equations are used to find weak points in aircraft before they fly, group theory is used to encrypt data over the internet, …multi-particle stochastic processes, can tell us how diseases will spread, and how traffic behaves on roads, as well as how an economy works. Maths is also used in all sciences - everything scientists do they could not do without mathematics. On a lower level, it allows us to count how many things we have, and to decide for instance that 3 loaves of bread is better than 2. (MORE)

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a subject in all schools. Also know as maths. It's FAR more than that! It's the study of the theory and rules of numbers & their manipulations. Algebra for example, apart …from being the building-blocks of maths, (or "math" without the "s" in the US) is the rules of arithmetic in general form, hence its value in creating and manipulating formulae (specific equations to carry out particular tasks. Mathematics underpins all the Sciences to varying degrees and in various ways, Engineering (the application of science to practical ends, not mending cars!), Administration and Business. Without it you would not have the computer you're reading this on - you would not even have the electricity supply to which it's connected. Without maths - or more accurately without the physics which works to highly mathematical rules - we would not exist. Nothing would! So to say it's just a school exam subject is not an answer worthy of its author I'm afraid. (MORE)

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"Mathematics Education" is the name given to the course of studies that prepares a student to be an elementary or secondary school math teacher. A math education major must ta…ke courses in the theory and practice of teaching and complete student teaching assignments as well as take courses in mathematics. A mathematics major generally does not take courses in teaching, but may be required to take more courses in advanced mathemetics and related disciplines. (MORE)

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Assuming you mean the school subject: To prepare for any eventuality in the future where you will need mathematics. This ranges from something as simple as counting curr…ency, to something as "complex" as flight trajectories of different objects, made of different materials in different atmospheric conditions. (MORE)

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Study hard.Try not to make careless mistakes.Ask the teacher for help if you need it, that is what they're there for!Engage in class, show your teacher you engage and pay atte…ntion.Practice. Part of excelling in Math is understanding the material, and part is just being able to recognize which method applies to the particular problem that you are solving. The only way to hone that skill is to practice - eg. do all of the assigned problems. Remember to try as hard as you can. Depending on the level of math course you are in, sometimes it helps to study in groups, and get in with someone who seems to understand the material. And of course, there are several members here on WikiAnswers that like to help. (MORE)

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Generally, to get many jobs, all you need is a GCSE in mathematics and English - however depending on the job, other people are likely to be more qualified... An AS level in m…athematics is not a large step up from GCSE and so it doesn't open many doors - if you are studying for A levels and applying for university however, the only qualifications you would have would be GCSEs and AS levels, and so your AS levels will help your application for university. (MORE)