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trig and algebra are related nicely

sin and cos are represented by equations that use the numbers e and i

therefore tan cot and sec and csc and coth and sinh and cosh and tanh all have algebraic representations

h5 that's what i ended up doing

I'd write my 3-7 lines then just add simple math in the margins above it. easy things like 19x5=95

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to be a mathematician you have to

prove your fucking workNow, I had one that was actually pragmatic with working out shit, my algebra 2 teacher. You showed your work, you could get partial credit (cause she could see were you done fucked up). You don't, you either got all or none.

Course when I got to calculus in college, all the work had to be correct or you'd get points off. And I got a D. Fuck Calculus, the only thing that came from it is that I can kinda understand some more xkcd comics than normal people.

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that is only true up to calculus

this is my point

guys, I really shouldn't have to explain how retarded you are if you think all that matters in math is getting an answer

You're fucking retarded.

Some people are smart enough to know that 7x8 is 56 without fucking carrying the one.

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that's stupid the way you prove that you are right is by proving it

done by going back and solving it in reverse

showing your work is just used to make sure you aren't cheating which is stupid if you can prove it

or should I get chico in here

Anytime we were assigned to write anything fictional, I could crank out pages & pages of quality stuff that the teacher would usually showcase to the next years classes as example work.

Assign me a non-fictional topic to write a huge report on, always on some topic I have absolutely no care for?

Shiiiit I can't even come up with an outline.

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I did not, nor do I currently

wantto be a mathematicianAnd you must realize that is a stupid analogy

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I hate that shit, I've TAed a few courses in math (algebra and calc 1 and 2) as long as someone provides a modicum of logic for how they arrived at their answer (and that answer is correct) I usually let anything slide.

I also have this problem

It is pretty rough

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sure, you figured out how to solve a problem your way on these. That's awesome and you should be commended. But a lot of times, you're learning how to come to a solution using a method that is used in many other types of problems, and that needs to be utilized a bunch of times.

sometimes it may have just been your teacher being a dick, but most of the time they knew what they were talking about and were trying to do you a favor, but you were a snot-nosed little teenager that naturally assumed you knew better than any dang old

grown-up.Steamno, I don't realize that at all

the

foundations of our systems of mathematicsare such that everything must be definitively proved to be correctI don't care if you want to be a mathematician; you are taking a fucking

mathematics class, not an arithmetic classyou may not be a writer, but if you are taking an english class, you still have to write essays

this is the

same fucking thingimagine you are a builder and have to find the length of something so you know how much wood you need you don't need to "show your work" you need to know how much wood you need and that is it

edit: we know how to do the problem rank it just slows you down enormously to do so

were i making up a new theorem i would prove it several ways to prove it

since they want us to find the principals i figure I've already got them and i'm not taking the time to write unnecessary numbers . they already have the answer and so do i

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I just didn't understand the process, so I figured out the answer in a way that worked for me. Maybe if I'd had tutoring by someone who could adapt a way to teach me the process in a manner than I understood I'd have caught on to it but public schools yadda yadda

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we're talking about math class

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if you are taking a wood class or an arithmetics class, your teacher is a dick if they are making you show your work

but if you are taking a fucking mathematics class you had god damn better show your work, you fucking twat

the very fact that you could arrive at the answer tends to prove that you knew what you were doing

beyond that, the necessity to prove your work on all of the 50-100 problems you had to do was beyond redundant

remember that time Defender argued with math?

Steamno, but I would like to see this

But not fucking algebra and arithmetic,

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the vast majority of the work shown in those subjects is algebra

Guess what arithmetic is.

Guess.

Take a guess.

Here's a hint:

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YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING IF YOU AREN'T PROVING YOUR ANSWER

YOU FUCKING IDIOTS

OH JESUS FUCK MY BRAIN I AM LEAVING THIS THREAD

GOODBYE, THIS THREAD, YOU ARE FULL OF RETARDS WHO THINK THEY ARE INTELLIGENT BUT IN REALITY DO NOT KNOW ONE GOD DAMN THING ABOUT FUCKING MATHEMATICS

2+2=4

That the equation & solution. No work has been shown because the concept of addition is so strikingly simple that it needs to work. You'd have to do something like make two sets of two hash-marks and let the teacher know that you counted them to find the answer of 4.

Take y=(mx)+b.

his one actually has a formula for solving it but not everyone needs to work through it as depending on your intellect it may be almost as easy as 2+2.

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Show me your proof and method for the equation 0+1.

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I am talking about the use of math in every day work

you don't have to show your work because it doesn't matter as long as you are right.

i was right and i understood the method. i could show my work when asked but to do it for 50 problems is stupid and silly.

almost as stupid and silly as relating showing your work in math to writing essays in english

god it's like talking to a 5 year old

really, because if you can work out the problem in your head, and arrive at the correct answer, then I'm pretty sure you do

could you stop being a snot-nosed little shit for once please

confusing grade school mathematics and a pure mathematics course at the college level is pretty dumb

you are pretty dumb

Using his english analogy, it's like doing sentence diagramming on essays as you write them.

This here?

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I was looking into some engineering programs last year, most of them required 3 semesters of calc., and only a few 300 level math classes. Stuff like, Differential Equations (kind of like algebra and calc mixed, relatively easier than 2nd semester calc.). Most of the upper level math classes you'll take will be only in the applied maths section. And two semesters of calc. based physics.

For the first two years of your undergrad, generally all you have to do is 2 semesters of calc and physics, then you apply for the engineering program.

First semester of calc., you'll be taxing your algebra skills (the calc stuff is new anyway, no sense worrying about that yet), maybe take a refresher algebra course if you don't think you're up to it.