Hi. I have newbie question.

LauraL

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What difference between Math and Arithmetic?
 

Harry_the_cat

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My understanding is that arithmetic is about operations on numbers. Mathematics is a whole lot more than that.
 

Jomo

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Arithmetic is a topic in math. Math is much larger than just Arithmetic. There is algebra, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, set theory, probability theory, real analysis, complex analysis, abstract algebra etc.
There is more new math produced today than ever before! Most people think that all math is known but that statement is completely wrong.
 

Jomo

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Did you know that the brightest living mathematician knows probably 1% of all math!
 

LauraL

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Yes it is!
 
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