# Nature of mathematics

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### Nature of mathematics/logical thinking

They should have experience with modeling, recognizing for example that certain natural phenomena obey linear relationships and that linear relationships make prediction so easy that we try to approximate other more complicated phenomena by linear ones. The rings. Many mathematicians focus their attention on solving problems that originate in the world of experience. However, if 2 cups of sugar are added to 3 cups of hot tea and the same operation is used, 5 is an incorrect answer, for such an addition actually results in only slightly more than 4 cups of very sweet tea. Structure and Insight. Whether planned or unplanned, the cross-fertilization between science and mathematics in problems, theories, and concepts has rarely been greater than it is now, in this last quarter of the twentieth century. For example, to estimate the height 20 years from now of a girl who is 5' 5" tall and growing at the rate of an inch per year, common sense suggests rejecting the simple "rate times time" answer of 7' 1" as highly unlikely, and turning instead to some other mathematical model, such as curves that approach limiting values.

Polyhedra and geometry. Therefore, maths is everywhere in nature and has a specific purpose, either to ensure a snowflake is strong enough, a plant receives optimum conditions or even for structural purposes to save waste.

Despite frequent connections among problems in science and mathematics, the constant discovery of new alliances retains a surprising degree of unpredictability and serendipity.

This is so for several reasons, including the following: The alliance between science and mathematics has a long history, dating back many centuries. Mathematics and technology have also developed a fruitful relationship with each other.

Five planes and quasi. References Fibonacci in Nature. A central line of investigation in theoretical mathematics is identifying in each field of study a small set of basic ideas and rules from which all other interesting ideas and rules in that field can be logically deduced.

Appendix 3. They knew, for example that triangles, squares and hexagons were polygons. Named after Leonardo of Pisa, also known as Fibonacci. Science AAAS.

Nets with two planes, and variations.

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