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How Relevant is Pure Mathematics In a Computational World?

Author: Brandilyn Stigler


Mathematics is often advertised as pure, applied, or computational. What are the differences, and how relevant is pure mathematics in a world that is increasingly digital? We will explore these themes and discover important tools that are at the heart of all these foundational areas of mathematics.

©2023 by COMAP, Inc.
The UMAP Journal 44.1
12 pages

Mathematics Topics:

  • Various

Application Areas:

  • Modeling Reference

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