Crossing the Bridge

Saturday April 29, 2017

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There’s a myth that goes around that math exists in a bubble and this is just something you have to do graduate, like some sort of perverse challenge. But math does not exist in a bubble, and math professors are not trolls under the bridge taking a toll on the way to commencement. Math is a tool to analyze and understand the real world.

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