why kids are bad at mathematics depends on different variables. in this article I am about to share some the most important reasons why kids are bad at mathematics. People are more confident to say they hate mathematics rather to say they are bad at it. I am not about to say they don’t learn math properly because they are “dumb”. I believe when someone is not good at math, …

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Why Math is not Science? Math is not Science! really? I read this article one year ago. It includes so many valuable points about the identity of Mathematics. I have been experiencing since I was a math student at high school to answer this question: do math stems from physics and engineering or vice versa, they are a result of mathematics? Some people answer this question with a Platonic point …

Review of book Almost Impossible Integrals Sums and Series The book Almost Impossible Integrals Sums and Series contains a multitude of challenging problems and solutions that are not commonly found in classical textbooks. One goal of the book Almost Impossible Integrals Sums and Series is to present these fascinating mathematical problems in a new and engaging way and illustrate the connections between integrals, sums, and series, many of which involve …

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A Comprehensive Course in Analysis by Poincaré Prize winner Barry Simon is a five-volume set that can serve as a graduate-level analysis textbook with a lot of additional bonus information, including hundreds of problems and numerous notes that extend the text and provide important historical background. Depth and breadth of exposition make this set a valuable reference source for almost all areas of classical analysis. Readership Researchers (mathematicians and some …

John von Neumann wrote The Mathematician which was published in Works of the Mind Vol. I no. 1 (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1947), 180-196. It has also been published in von Neumann’s Collected Works. A discussion of the nature of intellectual work is a difficult task in any field, even in fields which are not so far removed from the central area of our common human intellectual effort as …

Birth of a theorem : a mathematical adventure