Mathematics

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Euler’s method & Hidden Figures – is it really ‘old maths’?

At some point in a Mathematician’s life, they will hear Mathematics being referred to as a ‘Universal Language’. In your world, $5+5=10$, and if you go over to your neighbour’s house, $5+5$ will still be equal to $10$. Flying halfway across the world? If it’s not too obscure, ask a local and they will (hopefully) tell you that $5+5$ does indeed equal $10$. So, it …

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