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Mathematics expresses itself everywhere, in almost every facet of life – in nature all around us, and in the technologies in our hands. The co-efficients needed when a binomial is expanded form a symmetrical triangle, usually referred to as Pascal’s Triangle after the 17th Century French mathematician Blaise Pascal , although many other mathematicians had studied it centuries before him in India , Persia, China and Italy , including Al-Karaji.
It’s perhaps strange that for a subject that relies so strongly on mathematical proof, there is no right or wrong answer when it comes to answering the question, what is mathematics?” Aristotle defined mathematics as the science of quantity”, while Isidore Auguste Comte preferred calling it the science of indirect measurement” and Benjamin Peirce the science that draws necessary conclusions”.
We regularly compete in the national William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. The worldwide competition is run by the Consortium for …Read More
Suppose you love mathematics, but ultimately see yourself pursuing a career as a doctor, lawyer, or in business. More details about our research in Mathematics can be found through the links to our research groups, at the bottom of this page. This unusual concentration creates a mathematical community of unparalleled diversity and depth. The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Society for Mathematics and Computation in Music.
You’ll look at the definition of a measurable space, additive measures, construction of measures, measurable functions, integrals with respect to a measure, differentiability of monotone functions, k-dimensional measures in n-dimensional space, Lebesgue-Stieltjes measure and Lebesgue measure.
Mar 17, 2016: Jordan Ellenberg, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give the 2016 Howard Rowlee Lecture at 4:00pm in 115 Avery Hall. The Wolf Prize in Mathematics , instituted in 1978, recognizes lifetime achievement, and another major international award, the …Read More